Sunken Forest Debris
This painting represents an area of the Sunken Forest where a blue styrofoam life preserver washed up into the forest. The The Sunken Forest is a 300 year old forest under sea level and is managed by Fire Island National Seashore, New York. Fire Island's Sunken Forest is a rare ecological community. This type of maritime primeval holly forest is one of its kind found on the East coast. The Sunken Forest lies between the Atlantic Ocean and the Great South Bay.