Picture # 3A - Henschel's Hammock - WCA 3A North

When this photo was taken in 1957 this fig tree was several hundreds years old. This Hammock was flooded when the water managers held back 18 inches of water while trying out a new WEIR SYSTEM in the Everglades. This Fig tree and several others like it were stunned and killed by excessive high water levels


Picture # 3B - Henschel's Hammock - WCA 3A North

Photo taken in 1957. A healthy hammock stands for a healthy Everglades ecostystem.
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