Old Woman Creek - Huron Ohio
Drawing - Colored Pencil On Paper
Colored pencil drawing of the barrier beach at old Woman Creek in Huron, OH. This natural section of coastline is covered with natural debris such as plants driftwood and lotus seed pods. The beach forms a natural barrier between the water of Lake Erie and the creek.
Old Woman Creek Reserve in Huron Ohio, where the waters of Lake Erie meet and mix with the creek. This forms a chemically different type of water. This is also the only Great Lakes-type freshwater estuary in the National Estuarine Research reserve system.The estuary is home to many different types of mammals, reptiles, fish, amphibians, insects and is home to The American Bald Eagle. The estuary is also used as a field laboratory for scientists and students to study this unique natural setting. This particular location is a part of a naturally occurring barrier sand beach. This beach is a protected area and does not allow recreational activities such as swimming,camping and picnicking.
July 19th, 2012
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