Rise and fall (of flood and fire)
And why fire and water are the swamp's best friends

A very wise swamp rat once said:

“So goes flood and fire, so goes the swamp.”

Can you see the decadal shift in the swamp’s seasonal distribution of wildfire? Green are prescribed fires, red are arson and yellow lightning strikes.

And probably nothing explains how fire has changed …

In recent decades than the graph shown above.

Or check out the full presentation in the video below.

A brief history of flood and fire in the swamp

Everyone is always ready to blame the water …

For every Everglades woe.

But let’s not forget that fire is the flip side of the same coin.

A healthy swamp depends on getting both right.

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