is the founder and driving force behind the Wetlands project. She
came up with the idea for the Georgia Highlands College Wetlands Nature Preserve
while walking around Paris Lake in 1996. A Professor of Biology
at the College, Leigh Callan planned the Wetlands, obtained funding
and sponsorship, and participated in construction.
and accomplished nature photographer, Dr. Callan visited the Wetlands
year-round to take the photographs featured on the CyberSwamp site.