The live oak is particularly well suited to withstand the winds of the barrier island because its grain runs in knarls and knots. This keeps the limbs from breaking during storm winds. This one is known as the "Grandfather Tree."
Forests have to have decomposers to naturally decay the dead plants and animals. One of these is the bubblegum fungus. It grows on dead trees.
|The forest has deer. Since we didn't see one during our visit to the forest, we got this picture from the internet.||Raccoons live in the forest. This photo was found on the internet.|
|Squirrels live in the forest. This
photo was found on the internet.
floating plant on the surface of fresh water in the
forest is called duckweed. They are the smallest
flowering plants known with the genus Wolffia being less
than 1.5 mm in size. A thimble holds about 5,000
Mrs. Niehoff grabs 40 winks between classes.
Soft, toasted marshmallows, graham crackers, and Hershey''s chocolate bars made into a "finger lickin' sandwich.
Ms. Callie's Kids
Snakes and Turtles
Fort Frederica National Monument