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May 2010 Challenge Memories #14
22-APR-2010 Frank Brault

May 2010 Challenge Memories #14

Saybrook Point, Old Saybrook, CT, USA

This is a tidal marsh of over six acres near the mouth of the Connecticut River where it flows into Long Island Sound. It is one of the most important ecosystems serving Long Island Sound. Coastal salt marshes rank among the systems with the highest productivity of any in the world. The mixture of fresh water, tidal salt water with decaying marsh, vegetation and animals creates a rich broth of nutrients that sustains a chain of life from microscopic organisms to animals such as birds, fish, crabs and snails. My wife and I have many memories from our walks in this area.

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Cindi Smith25-May-2010 17:23
Beautiful area and love the blue water between all the grasses.
borisalex24-May-2010 09:15
Brings back memories for me playing as kid in such places...looking for all kind of small animals! V.
Mieke WA Minkjan24-May-2010 08:06
excellent composition V
Jola Dziubinska24-May-2010 00:21
Great place for birds to nest and hide. V.
laine24-May-2010 00:02
And the blue sky above makes it perfect!
Mairéad23-May-2010 20:38
I like the contrast between the bright blue reflections and vivid greenery with the browns of the grasses.
LynnH23-May-2010 19:19
Looks like a wonderful place to walk! Love the blue reflection on the water! V
Stephanie23-May-2010 18:45
Such a beautiful place with special memories! V
Brenda23-May-2010 18:25
This is beautiful, Frank. I've been to Old Saybrook and I can remember seeing scenery like this. Beautiful.
franz23-May-2010 18:02
Heureusement le roseau plie mais ne rond pas! bv Frank.