Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

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The Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in Naples, Florida is really worth the trip to anyone wishing to see South Florida in its natural state before the land developers, logging companies and tourists descended onto this state and turned it largely into  an agricultural and tourist region. The Audubon Society came to the rescue of this piece of land in SW Florida and stopped the destruction of one of the last Old Growth Bald Cypress Forests in the United States. Visitors can see and watch White Egrets, Blue herons, Hawks, Barred Owls and other birds fly around in their native habitat.   The boardwalk allows visitors to stroll through a swampland and Bald Cypress Forest. Some of the trees there are over 500 years old and started growing around the time Christopher Columbus came to America. For more information about the Audubon Society in America, click on their link.

 

 

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