The Everglades Area

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For a kid growing up in the overly manicured Miami suburbs of the 1970’s, the Everglades were a jolt of fear and freedom—a vast expanse of subtropical wetlands made for mischief. It was here I had my first taste of whiskey brewed in backwoods stil...
Surprised by the results of his recent project to assess the state of conservation in America, biologist Eric Dinerstein couldn't help remarking, "It's as if North Americans won the biological lottery, but forgot to look at the ticket." Together w...
So you want to see the swamp?Then you need to know about frog's legs and gator tails, airboats and swamp buggies and Indian reservations, places called Shark Valley, Hells Bay, and Graveyard Creek. You should know that in the Everglades—a 2 millio...
The Everglades extend from Lake Okeechobee in central Florida down to Florida Bay. Everglades National Park, at 2,350 square miles (most of them underwater), makes up nearly half of them. There are two main park entrances: in Everglades City, 30...
Inside: Explore the Everglades and Get The Facts. Plus, only on the web: Another Great Place to Get in a Houseboat and Go Picture a 230,100-acre jigsaw puzzle with 14,022 pieces, some as small as a manhole cover, others as big as Central Park. Ea...