May is National Wetlands Month

May is National Wetlands Month

May is National Wetlands month!  Why does that matter?  Because wetlands are tremendously important and among the most productive ecosystems in the universe — okay, maybe not the universe, but the planet — holding the space for a wide variety...
Swamp Love Trifecta

Swamp Love Trifecta

Show me the money!   If I told you one-eighth of the world’s inhabitants depend on wetlands for their livelihood you would probably say I’m crazy.  They’re just swamps, right?  Yes they are swamps, and yet, the Chesapeake Bay, the Louisiana Bayou,...
Okefenokee

Okefenokee

Swamp Love, Redux The Okefenokee National Wildlife Area — a giant peat boggy swamp listed on the Ramsar Site of wetlands of particular ecological importance — is a swath of swamp approximately 438,000 acres in size and one of the largest intact freshwater ecosystems...
May is National Wetlands Month

Swamp Love

Swamp Love by Pam Lazos Today, February 14th, is Valentine’s Day, a universal day of love. But is there something more to Valentine’s Day than overpriced roses and chocolates? Let’s discuss. The Greeks had seven different words for love which you can read more about...