Cartoon animals form the letters in the acronym SWAMP (Swamp Water and Me Program). Snake: S; Wood Stork: W; Two Alligators: A; Two Mosquitoes: M; Panther: P.

Big Cypress National Preserve, in cooperation with the Collier County School District, conducts the Swamp, Water and Me Program (SWAMP). This curriculum based program provides an opportunity for sixth grade students within the county to explore and learn about the Big Cypress Swamp, a major portion of their backyard.

SWAMP Teachers Guide

  • Check out the Big Cypress Youtube site for videos related to the SWAMP program.
  • For more information about the program contact the national preserve Environmental Education and Outreach Office at 239-695-1164, or by email.

Last updated: June 9, 2022

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