Fens Are Montana’s Spring-Fed, Species-Rich Pocket Peatlands

Fens Are Montana’s Spring-Fed, Species-Rich Pocket Peatlands

News Type: State Source: Montana Public Radio
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Even as the deep snowpack buries much of the landscape in Western Montana, there are some very special wetland habitats that will not freeze at all this winter. These wetlands, known as fens, are among the rarest habitats in the state.