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Green Swamp – March 2019

“There is, as yet, no sense of pride in the husbandry of wild plants and animals, no sense of shame in the proprietorship of a sick landscape.” 
― Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac

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Wildflower Wednesday

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Fewflower Milkweed – Orlando Wetlands Park – June 2015

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Unidentified – Orlando Wetlands Park – June 2015

“Behind the squaw’s light birch canoe
The steamer rocks and raves,
And city lots are staked for sale
Above old Indian graves.” – John Greenleaf Whittier

While Whittier was speaking of his native New England this verse is true of most of our country.

Quote found in Out of Doors in Florida by Charles Simpson Torrey.