Have you ever explored a bog? It’s a beautiful, eerie, sort of place. The first time I visited a bog, there was no boardwalk on which visitors could walk. Our guide directed us just where to step. It was strange to be walking on top of floating mounds of sphagnum moss.
I immediately fell in love. I feel the same way about marshes and swamps. They are beautiful places but are often drained for commercial purposes. Draining bogs in order to harvest peat moss is just one of those purposes.Continue Reading