Monday, August 1, 2011

Florida Everglades

Everglades National Park, Florida
Snowy Egrets Hatching                Young Blue Heron Nest

Among other things, the Everglades National Park in Florida, is comprised of thousands of tropical islands made up of Mangrove Trees, called the Mother of Islands and found in most tropical and sub-tropical climates the World over.  the Mangrove Tree drops a spherical pedicel that is buoyant and will float in water till  it strikes a shallow place , where it takes root to begin forming an island.

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