How Shark Valley gets its water

Rain fills up the glades … 

But it also depends on flows from upstream.
Can you see
the structure?
How about now?

In the case of the famed Shark Valley Tram,

That’s from the S-12B.
As seen looking west Big Cypress Nat’l Preserve.
Can you see the rain clouds building up?
A fitting view considering the Big Cypress’s (long held, but slightly misplaced) reputation as a rain-fed swamp that doesn’t rely on gates, but it too depends on upstream flows.
Stewardship of the swamp and its water go hand in hand.
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