Crossword: Conservation

Conservation Crossword Puzzle (hard)
1. Located near a body of water
3. An element such as nitrogen or phosphorous that helps plants grow
8. Protect a place or resource
10. The type of soil particle that is larger than clay, but smaller than sand
11. Excess water flowing over a surface
12. An area that with lots of water such as a marsh or swamp
2. The ability of soil to let water flow through
4. A strip of plants located between source of pollution and body of water that acts as a filter
5. The state of soil that has been compressed such as by livestock or farm equipment
6. The loss of soil through water or wind
7. _______ species are not native to an area and often take over a habitat
9. The official soil of Maryland; also a river on the northern border of Kent County, MD