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 Message From Editor-in-Chief Charles B. Thomas
Wetlands - Wastelands or Worth-lands?

 In This Issue

 Cover Story - 

We devote much of this issue to Kevin Kenny's masterwork, which details the concepts, construction and inhabitants of an amazing man-made wetland. Two hundred stunning images are included. Due to the
length of the presentation, look for additional download options in the Introduction & Index.
Major sections are linked below.

Return to cover
The Samaan Grove Wetland System
A model for more than the Caribbean
by Kevin Kenny
Executive Manager, Angostura Resort & Property Development, Tobago
Introduction & Index

The Samaan Grove Wetland System
Description of the Project

The Samaan Grove Wetland System
Results and Images After Completion 

The Samaan Grove Wetland System
Creating the Wetlands (Complete 500K - not recommended
for dailup connections
) For shorter downloads (pages are linked in sequence)
The New Drainage System 
Construction of the Lakes and Wetlands, The Wells, Canaan Drain
Samaan II, Maintenance

The Samaan Grove Wetland System 
About Tobago and the Developments with maps

The Samaan Grove Wetland System
Inhabitants - Plants (Complete 550K - not recommended
for dailup connections
) For shorter downloads (pages are linked in sequence) 
Bog Plants 1 | Bog Plants 2
Waterlilies 1 | Waterlilies 2 and Victoria
Floating, Submersed and Moisture Loving Plants 

The Samaan Grove Wetland System 
Inhabitants - Wildlife (Complete 530K - not recommended
for dailup connections
) For shorter downloads (pages are linked in sequence) 
Waterfowl 1 | Waterfowl 2 | Waterfowl 3
Other Birds, Reptiles, Insects | Fish
The Development Team  

The Samaan Grove Wetland System 
Profile - Kevin Kenny
Executive Manager, Angostura Resort
& Property Development, Tobago
  From Around the World  


Notes on Echinodorus macrophyllus (Kunth) Micheli, an ornamental and medicinal aquatic plan
Notas sobre Echinodorus macrophyllus
(Kunth) Micheli, uma planta aquática ornamental e medicinal
by Felipe de Araújo Pinto Sobrinho & Bruno Rezende Silva
English | Português




Should Nymphaea mexicana be Pod
or Pollen Parent?
(Complete 550K - not recommended for dailup connections) For shorter downloads start here.
Article and photos by Pairat Songpanich
Edited and translated by Dr. Slearmlarp Wasuwat

  United States 



Rich Sacher, New Orleans, Louisiana, explodes some
common water gardening myths --
Not Necessarily So!


Diary of a Professional Water Gardener
by Joseph V. Tomocik
Curator, Water Gardens, Denver Botanic Gardens
Photos by Joe Mascarenas

Journal Archive
Index to Articles by Subject

is published quarterly by Water Gardeners International

Editor-in-Chief - Charles B. Thomas
Publisher & Design Director - Kit Knotts

Contributors, Columnists & Correspondents 
  Nannette Bailey
Noelene Pullen
    François van Avondt
    Bruno Rezende Silva - Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Felipe de Araújo Pinto Sobrinho
    Luzmila (Chiqui) Arroyo, Museo de Historia Natural Noel Kempff M.
Tonchi Ribero
  Dou Jian, Nanjing Botanical Garden Mem. Sun Yat-Sen
    Andreas Protopapas 
    Barbara Davies 
    Dieter Bechthold 
Markus Germann
    KK Agrawal 
    Alberto Grossi 
    Fernando Molina
  The Netherlands 
    André S.J. van Proosdij, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam
    Carla Black
  South Africa 
    Pieter van der Walt 
    Peter Kacalanos 
    Primlarp Wasuwat Chukiatman
Pairat Songpanich  
Dr. Slearmlarp Wasuwat
    Kevin Kenny 
  United Kingdom
    Pat Clifford, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Scotland 
  United States
    Northeast - C. Barre Hellquist, Massachusetts
Northeast - Louis Belloisy, Connecticut
Northeast - Joyce Grigonis, New York
North Central - Joe Summers, Missouri
Northwest - Dave Brigante, Oregon
West - Pam Spindola, California
West - Joseph V. Tomocik, Colorado
West - Joe Mascarenas, Colorado
Southwest - Leo Martin, Arizona
South Central - Duane Eaton, Texas
Southeast - Richard Moyroud, Florida
Southeast - Rich Sacher, Louisiana 
    Fernando Santos 

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