Cypress-willow-tupelo forest located in the central portion of the Atchafalaya Basin known as America's River of Trees which is the largest contiguous bottomland hardwood forest in North America situated at the mouth of the most important waterfowl flyway supporting half of Americas migratory waterfowl, more than 300 bird species, including neotropical migratory land birds and other birds of the Mississippi Flyway. The crisscross of rivers and canals makes travel memorable and fun. Over 100 species of fish, crawfish, shrimp and freshwater crabs support sport and commercial fishing. Other animals that call the Atchafalaya home are the endangered Louisiana black bear, white tail deer, bobcat, coyote, alligator, beaver, nutria, mink, otter
Colleen Morphew Reynolds Forestry Consulting, Inc.