"Fresh water makes Florida a land of rivers, shining lakes and green leaves, colorful flowers, and many different kinds of natural places. Rain gathers and flows and winds across the land and drains through its sandy soils. Whether it stands on the ground or seeps into it, runs off into rivers or stays in swamps, gathers into ponds or flows in a broad sheet, water makes special places for plants and animals to live. Come explore Florida's watery places, from Lake Okeechobee to the Everglades, an ecosystem unique to Florida. ...

The Wetlands of Florida 2014, Pineapple Press

ISBN-13: 9781561647057

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