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Paynes Prairie State Preserve 'Gators

Alligators made themselves quite present in the two foot deep waters of the marsh at the Paynes Prairie State Preserve near Gainesville, Florida on Saturday, April 5, 2014.   91 more words

Nature

The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt

Bingo and J’miah are both Information Officers of the Swamp Scouts. They are also raccoons. Their home is a 1949 DeSoto Sportsman, source of occasional intelligence reports, usually after lightning strikes and the Voice mysteriously (and temporarily) speaks. 241 more words

Family

On 'Swamplandia!' and 'Good Evening'

The swamp tour took place in a flat-bottomed boat. Our guide was an affable man in his fifties, a generous storyteller with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the local flora and fauna. 462 more words

Brazos Bend State Park: Needville, TX


Brazos Bend State Park was one of my favorite parts of my trip to Texas, aside from all the wonderful food I was able to eat. 232 more words

Texas

Romancing the Swamp - Part 1

This is the first part of a two-part post about Atlantic White Cedar Swamps

There is nothing more strangely beautiful in the New Jersey Pine Barrens than the Atlantic White Cedar swamps. 284 more words

Art

White Topped Sedge, Big Cypress Swamp, Everglades

This week’s post delves deep into the heart of the Big Cypress Swamp in the Everglades. Majorie Stoneman Douglas famously described the Everglades as a River of Grass. 166 more words

Travel

Go West Young Man

Crossing the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge

It’s been a hectic week.  Five days ago we were in southern Georgia at Stephen Foster State Park in Okefenokee Swamp.  533 more words

Travel