The Everglades

The Everglades The Everglades once blanketed a quarter of Florida Stretching from Lake Okeechobee to Florida Bay its saw grass prairies mangrove swamps and hammocks were home to a profusion of animals plants an

Everglades National Park U.S National Park Service Everglades National Park protects an unparalleled landscape that provides important habitat for numerous rare and endangered species like the manatee, American crocodile, and the elusive Florida panther Come learn about the link between wading birds and Everglades Restoration at Everglades Welcome to Everglades National Park Welcome to the Everglades National Park Information Page Here you will find all you need to know about the natural history of the park Learn about the geology, trees, mammals, birds, or other plants and wildlife of the area. Everglades Florida Activities and Attractions Florida Everglades, Chokoloskee, Everglades City and the , Islands offer tourists and Florida residents outdoor recreational opportunities, fishing, boating, canoeing, bird watching, camping and . The Florida Everglades FCIT Florida Center for The Everglades is a unique treasure found in South Florida The Everglades is the largest remaining subtropical wilderness in the United States. Plan Your Visit Everglades National Park U.S National Welcome to Everglades National Park The Everglades is an expansive area of land in south Florida, which consists of . million acres of wetland Since the park covers such a large area of south Florida, planning is a must There are three entrances to Everglades National Park and they are not Everglades National Park Foundation Everglades National Park is only a one hour drive from the hustle and bustle of Miami, but a world away The park encompasses . million acres of tropical and subtropical habitat with one of the world s most diverse ecosystems.

  • Title: The Everglades
  • Author: Robert S. Carr Timothy A. Harrington
  • ISBN: 9780738591278
  • Page: 215
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Everglades once blanketed a quarter of Florida Stretching from Lake Okeechobee to Florida Bay, its saw grass prairies, mangrove swamps, and hammocks were home to a profusion of animals, plants, and prehistoric Native Americans, as well as Seminoles, Miccosukees, and Gladesmen of historic times In 1904, Napoleon Bonaparte Broward ran for Florida governor with the poliThe Everglades once blanketed a quarter of Florida Stretching from Lake Okeechobee to Florida Bay, its saw grass prairies, mangrove swamps, and hammocks were home to a profusion of animals, plants, and prehistoric Native Americans, as well as Seminoles, Miccosukees, and Gladesmen of historic times In 1904, Napoleon Bonaparte Broward ran for Florida governor with the political platform of creating farmland by dredging the Everglades and spilling its water into the ocean By 1914, this spectacular natural feature was on the verge of destruction, and environmentalist May Mann Jennings led a grassroots movement to preserve Royal Palm Hammock In the 1930s, Ernest Coe and Marjorie Stoneman Douglas fought to preserve a larger area, culminating in the creation of Everglades National Park in 1947.

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