Why are cypress forests so important?

Bald Eagle on Cypress Tree

Bald Eagle on Cypress Tree

Cypress forests are heralded by scientists to be some of the Gulf’s best natural storm and flooding protection. The swamps also support a wide array of wildlife including fish and crustaceans, migratory birds, and threatened and endangered species like the Bald Eagle and Florida Panther. The swamps are of national importance to protect the economy, the unique environment of the Gulf Coast, and people.

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