Vocabulary – Cumberland Island
Ecological: adjective; related to the branch of biology dealing with the relations and interactions between organisms and their environment.
Dunes: noun; a sand hill or sand ridge formed by the wind, usually in desert regions or near lakes and oceans.
Maritime: adjective; relating to navigation, shipping, seafaring, or living near the sea.
Marshes: noun; an area of low-lying wetland in which the level of water is generally shallow and often fluctuating.
Mission: noun; a group of persons sent by a church to carry on religious work, such as converting unbelievers or establishing schools and hospitals.
Acquire: verb; to come into possession or ownership of; get as one’s own.