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Controlling the Waters

[Photos taken December, 1999 and April, 2000]

Click on any of the Photo Gallery pictures to view a larger version.
photo of pump station
pump station
photo of sawgrass with urban development in distance
urban sawgrass
photo of melaleuca trees on Lake Okeechobee
dead trees
photo of yellow flowers
yellowtop
photo of vegetation
urban vegetation
photo of sawgrass with urban development in distance
urban sawgrass
photo of sawgrass with urban development in distance
urban sawgrass
photo of sawgrass
sawgrass
photo of orange and black dragonfly
dragonfly
photo of snails
Ramshorn snails
photo of sawgrass prairie
sawgrass prairie
photo of pickerelweed and sawgrass
urban vegetation
photo of colorful sunset over trees and water
sunset
photo of tower
tower in STA 1
photo of melaleuca trees on Lake Okeechobee
dead trees
photo of water control structure
spillway
photo of canal construction
canal construction
photo of landscape
landscape
photo of soil profile
soil profile
photo of pump station interior
pump station interior
photo of pipes at construction site
culverts
photo of docked airboat
airboat
photo of pump station exterior
pump station
photo of sunset over water
sunset
photo of sawgrass prairie
sawgrass prairie
photo of sawgrass
urban sawgrass
photo of yellow flower
yellowtop
photo of sawgrass prairie
sawgrass prairie
photo of aquatic vegetation
Chara
photo of orange and black dragonfly in grass
dragonfly
photo of sawgrass prairie
sawgrass prairie
photo of snail
Ramshorn snails
photo of wetland
STA 1 landscape
photo of road and canal
test cell in STA 1
photo of wetland
STA 1 wetland
photo of sawgrass
urban sawgrass
photo of sawgrass
urban sawgrass
photo of sawgrass with urban development in distance
urban sawgrass
photo of Tracy taking a picture
Tracy
photo of dam and canals
pump station at
STA 1
photo of turtle
slider turtle
photo of wetland
canal along marsh
photo of bird flying
turkey vulture
photo of vegetation
vegetation
photo of bird on grass
grackle
photo of blue flowers
nettleleaf
velvetberry
photo of bird on a cattail
bird on cattail
photo of bridge
bridge at Loxahatchee
photo of red fern
swamp fern
photo of canal and cells
canals and cells at Loxahatchee
photo of boardwalk through trees
boardwalk at Loxahatchee
photo of canal
canal at Loxahatchee
photo of dragonfly on a leaf
dragonfly
photo of cattails framing wetland landscape
cattails
photo of ferns
ferns
photo of cattails
cattails
photo of duckweek
small aquatic plants
photo of green dragonfly on boardwalk
dragonfly
photo of Loxahatchee cells
Loxahatchee cells
photo of pond
pond
photo of bromeliad on tree
bromeliad
photo of bird in flight
bird
photo of trees
trees and epiphytes
photo of pickerelweed
pickerelweed
photo of dragonfly on end of stick
dragonfly
photo of levee trail
levee along WCA 1
photo of orange butterfly
Gulf fritillary butterfly
photo of lizard on boardwalk
brown anole
photo of wetland landscape
Loxahatchee landscape
photo of red flowers
pentas
photo of Lubber grasshopper on marker
lubber grasshopper
photo of vegetation reflected in water
reflection of vegetation
photo of purple flower
pickerelweed
photo of flowers
flowers
photo of water level gauge
water level gauge
photo of water control structure
gates of spillway
photo of bird in sky
bird
photo of wetland landscape
Loxahatchee wetland
photo of canal
Tamiami Canal
photo of ferns and lichen
ferns and lichen
photo of white birds in wetland
birds
photo of wetland
canal within WCA 3
photo of egret in flight
egret
photo of lock
spillway
photo of pickerelweed
pickerelweed
photo of wetland
marsh
photo of vegetation
swamp vegetation
photo of wetland
swamp
photo of turtle on rock
turtle
photo of wetland
canal along WCA 3
photo of wetland
marsh
photo of red lichen on tree
lichen
photo of wetland
swamp vegetation
photo of turtles swimming
swimming turtles
photo of vegetation
vegetation along canal
photo of wetland
Loxahatchee wetland
photo of wetland
swamp
photo of two birds in treetop
black vultures
photo of red lichen on trees
lichen
photo of wetland
marsh
photo of lichen on tree
lichen
photo of water control structure
spillway
photo of water control structure
levee
photo of Spanish moss
Spanish moss
photo of ferns
ferns
photo of vegetation
vegetation along canal
photo of Kathy taking notes
Kathy
photo of Kathy and Tracy at Loxahatchee
Kathy and Tracy
panoramic photo of Water Conservation Area 3 landscape
Water Conservation Area 3

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