Fragile ecosystem…

The Florida Everglades is the rainforest of North America, and home to thousands of unique species of both plants and animals. The Everglades is a rare treasure. But it is seeing the effects of global warming; fresh waters of the Everglades are increasingly being replaced with brackish waters (fresh water mixed with salt waters). Changes are happening not only to the waters but also to the plants and animals dependant upon this unique environment. Copyright 2020 Pamela Breitberg
This part of the Florida Everglades is part of the Seminole Reservation. Diversity is an understatement here and a treasure. Copyright 2020 Pamela Breitberg
Habitats in the Everglades are also diverse, from wetlands to dry hardwood hammocks to swamps to mesic prairie land. Copyright 2020 Pamela Breitberg
View from the Billie Swamp Water Cafe. Priceless view of a need-to-be-preserved ecosystem. (The food is MUCH better than the cafe’s name…..it’s great!) Copyright 2020 Pamela Breitberg
The view continues on the other side of the Palm in the previous image. Copyright 2020 Pamela Breitberg
Pay attention of our natural national treasures. They deserve our careful respect. Pay attention to the warnings of Global Warning. When each person purposely acts responsibly in even the littlest ways nature (and us) will benefit. Copyright 2020 Pamela Breitberg

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