There is abundant plant life this is called Butter wort plant
Home to the Golden and American Bald eagles.
Also many diffident birds, this is a Heron that nest on the lake
If you enlarge the picture you can see a blue gray Heron
The last of the baby ducks
My great great grand father came here in the early 1840's to farm in the rich soil that the Mississippi river left after the 1811-1812 New Madrid Earthquake. His grandson my grandfather help to save the Lake and preserve it as a state park in the early 1900's