Flint River Project

An immersive authentic educational project by Westwood Schools in Camilla, GA US

Flora and Fauna on the Flint: Post Project Refection

Rivers are some of the most human impacted ecological systems in the world. The Flint River plays a major part in the lives of many Georgians. The plants and animals, or flora and fauna, of the river play a vital role in keeping the river system balanced.
There are many different species of plants that are apart of the river system.
Some of these include the Shoals Spider Lily, Corkwoods, Native Azaleas, Needle Palms, Relict Trillium, and Red Buckeyes.
Shoals Spider Lily


Native Azaleas

Needle Palm

Relict Trillium

Red Buckeye

Some of the species of animals that live on the river are Fresh Water Mussels, Striped Bass, Barbour's Map Turtles, Alligator Snapping Turtles, Brown Water Snakes,and the Prothonotary Warblers.

Fresh Water Mussels

Striped Bass

Barbour's Map Turtle

Alligator Snapping Turtle

Brown Water Snake

Prothanotary Warbler

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Comment by Betty Shiver on May 9, 2009 at 8:19am
Great pictures. Let's make sure we look for all of these, except the snake, and take our own pictures.Ms Betty
Comment by Vicki Davis on May 8, 2009 at 5:31pm
This is an excellent, comprehensive post - one of the best posted today! Nice work. I think you forgot to tag this, so I'm doing it for you so it will be found!

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