Virtual Field Trip - Swamp


A wetland that has trees growing in it is called a swamp. Because JBWS swamps have mostly small trees and shrubs it is often called a Scrub-Shrub wetland. Alders are typical Scrub-Shrub plants.




Black Rat Snake


Black Rat Snakes can be found in Swamps. Other animals include Otters, Wood Ducks, and Beavers.



Wood Ducks




Flooded Swamp


All wetlands have three things in common: water, mud and special wetland plants. The wetland on the left is wet in the winter and spring but......

Dry Swamp


the same wetland in the summer is dry. This type of wetland is called a seasonal or vernal wetland.

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