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Louisiana

Schoolhouse Springs Preserve


What makes this preserve unique?

Schoolhouse Springs Preserve supports a spring-fed swamp, an uncommon type of forest wetland. This site was identified by the Natural Heritage Program as a "top ten priority." To date, six globally rare aquatic insects have been discovered inhabiting the springs. This preserve is not open for public visitation.

Location

Jackson Parish

Size

30 acres

What the Conservancy Has Done/Is Doing

The Nature Conservancy of Louisiana is working to protect the rare aquatic insects that live here, including the micro-caddis fly and stone fly. The Conservancy is also working with adjacent landowners to keep ground water from interrupting with the springs on the preserve.

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