makes the swamp susceptible to both flood and drought.
|This map shows a flooding and fire frequency in Big Cypress National Preserve. The image of fire was adapted from a recent USGS Report on the History of Fire in Everglades National Park and Big Cypress National Preserve by Smith et al, 2015 (view report).|
Early fall is peak flooding season.
April and May are when deep drought strikes most.
We are not in deep drought yet but getting there.