Understanding the Importance of Water – SJRWMD

St. Johns River Water Management District created a series showing the work they do and the importance of water to the environment and to us. In this installment, learn about the headwaters of the St. Johns River, where the St. Johns River Water Management District partnered with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to complete one of the most ambitious flood control and wetland restoration projects in the world. See how the restored marshes have breathed new life into this swatch of revitalized wilderness, expanding recreational opportunities as well as fish and wildlife habitat.

Click to learn more and to see the other installments in the series.


Reflections of Blue Cypress

Pelican Island Audubon Society published a book on Blue Cypress Lake entitled Reflections of Blue Cypress: Photographs, History, and Poems of the Headwater Lake of the St. Johns River by Richard H. Baker & Juanita N. Baker. The book features color photographs, history, ecology, archeology, poetry, and local lore capturing the essence of this unique Lake, the headwaters to the mighty St. John’s River. Watch the video to learn more and order a book by clicking the button below.

Explore Reflections of Blue Cypress through this short video narrated by Richard & Juanita Baker featuring photographs from the book.
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