Logan, Carlie, and Gail
Native Plants and Animals
Baldcypress, spanish moss, water tupelo, pond cypress, and blackgum trees.
yellow-throated warblers, bald eagle, wild turkey, squirrels, and wood ducks.
Non-native Plants and Animals
Fungus, leafroller, nutria and large rodents.
Human Impact on the Ecosystem
Pollution, hunting and destroying the swamps.
Provides saw timber, landscape mulch, a habitat to animal species, birds nest, amphibians breed, provide flood control, and waste water treatment.
Present Protection or Conservation Laws
Illegal to cut down live oak trees.
How the ecosystem impacts the culture of the region.
The hot, humid weather relates with the swampy atmosphere that the baldcypress swamp has. It is also like a symbol for Florida, cypress trees- deep south.