July 5, 2024

Lee Tartt Nature Preserve

Lee Tartt Nature Preserve

Since 2024

In Mississippi, US


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About this site

This overlook features an oxbow of Chakchiuma Swamp including one of the largest bald cypress trees at Lee Tartt Nature Preserve. The water level and vegetation of this old river meander changes throughout the seaons.

Take pictures with your phone to capture the pattterns and processes of this alluvial floodplain. 

About Friends of Chakchiuma Swamp

Friends of Chakchiuma Swamp (FCS) is a community based nonprofit organization focused on connecting people to nature with creativity, curiosity and conservation activities. This mission is accomplished with interpretive & conservation classes, workshops, events and other activities. Lee Tartt Nature Preserve provides the location and focus to carry out our mission. FCS was established in 2018 in response to a timber harvest threat to a public wetland. 


To create comfortable access to a Mississippi bottomland forest and provide sensory based interpretation designed to create experiences connecting people of all ages and backgrounds to nature in meaningful ways. 


Everything is connected

An active relationship with nature is necessary for human health and wellness

Curiosity and understanding can overcome fear and develop a sense of wonder

Collaboration and relationships between diverse individuals creates the conditions for sustainability


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