The wood of cypress was a very valuable commodity for early settlers
in this region. Old-growth cypress wood was easily worked, very
valuable, and resistant to rot. Cypress wood was widely used in
building homes and other structures throughout . . . — — Map (db m133738) HM
Cypress-tupelo swamps along the Louisiana coast are subjected to a number of
environmental stressors, ranging from hurricane impact to saltwater intrusion.
Some of these impacts are created by the pressures of development, while
others are . . . — — Map (db m133985) HM