Swamp Rabbits - The largest of the cottontails, swamp rabbits are a fascinating semi-aquatic species that prefers bottomland hardwood forests. Liz Hillard, Researcher at SIU-Carbondale has been studying these "swampers" to model resource selection functions and survival probability in a mosaic of mature, afforested, and regenerating bottom land hardwood forest stands within the Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge. Click on the link to read the full interview and learn more about these big bunnies in the bottomland!
Prairie Glade Restoration - Prairie glades are rare communities that can be found here in the Cache River Watershed. Learn more about these unique places, their history here in the Cache, and where to find them.