Wetlands of Arkansas
, Research Paper
...Arkansas Introduction The rich historical legacy of the of Arkansas can be traced from its early dwellers, the Quapaw Indians, who were credited for giving its name. In their native language, Arkansas means “downstream people” (Illustrated World Encyclopedia, 1974, 375). Arkansas is rich in natural resources such as mountains (Ozark Mountains, Blue Mountain, Magazine Mountain, and Ouachita Mountain), valleys (Arkansas River Valley, Mississippi River Valley), rivers (Red, Quachita, Mississippi and Arkansas), and wetlands with great moss covered trees and swamps.
In this regard, this essay aims to proffer the wetlands that are within the state of Arkansas. State parks, location... of the...