A wetland is not always a person's favorite place to be, what with the mosquitoes, mud and snakes, its no wonder wetlands were considered wastelands by the earliest settlers. However, as early as the mid 1850's, the importance of wetlands was beginning to be recognized. Today, wetlands are recognized as important ecosystems for:
Many Park Authority sites have wetlands, but our largest wetland is at Huntley Meadows Park in Hybla Valley. Come take a walk on the boardwalk and see all the reasons why wetlands are such amazing places!
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