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Santee Coastal Reserve

Artist: Jared Blake
Santee Coastal Reserve, USA

Before the Santee Coastal Reserve (SCR) was protected, much of the land was used for rice farming. The habitat created by rice fields is invaluable to wildlife, and is especially so at the SCR now that the property is managed for the benefit of breeding, migratory and wintering waterfowl, shorebirds and wading birds. Besides the managed rice fields, the SCR also features upland forests of longleaf pine and live oak, bottomland cypress swamps, and freshwater, brackish and tidal wetlands. is a completely free streaming service of 700+ nature sounds from around the world, offering natural soundscapes and guided meditations for people who wish to listen to nature, relax, and become more connected.

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