Everglades - the Park story.

  • 88 Pages
  • 3.15 MB
  • English
University of Miami Press , Coral Gables, Fla
Natural history -- Florida -- Everglades National Park., Everglades National Park (
Statement[Photos. by Dade W. Thornton] Published in cooperation with the Everglades Natural History Association.
LC ClassificationsQH105.F6 R6, QH105.F6 R6
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17876777M
LC Control Number59013534

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Everglades - The Park Story Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 8 Used from $ 1 New from $ "The Eighth Sister" by Robert Dugoni. He immediately flipped open the book and started reading while the adults sat around talking.

The book is perfect size for a child to hold. The pictures are colorful and show the natural wildlife found within the boundaries of the Everglades. The story includes history about the area and uses some special vocabulary words to describe what is seen/5(23).

Everglades-The Park Story on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: University of Miami Press. Everglades Wildflowers: A Field Guide to Wildflowers of the Historic Everglades, Including Big Cypress, Corkscrew, and Fakahatchee Swamps (Paperback).

They lived in the park;: The story of man in the Everglades National Park (Copeland studies in Florida history) Unknown Binding – January 1, by Charlton W Tebeau (Author) See all formats and editionsAuthor: Charlton W Tebeau. Marjory Saves the Everglades by Sandra Neil Wallace and Illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon I Book Trailer From acclaimed children's book biographer Sandra Neil Wallace comes the inspiring and little-known story of Marjory Stoneman Douglas, the remarkable journalist who saved the Florida Everglades from development and ruin.

"This is a wonderfully written, provocative, and important book. It combines Everglades - the Park story. book and investigative journalism to explore not only the Everglades but the larger tensions of a society's relationship with the environment.

It's also a riveting story, the definitive account of south Florida's incredible journey from marshland to man-made. Everglades National Park (U.S. National Park Service) America's Everglades - The largest subtropical wilderness in the United States 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.

Everglades - the Park story. [William B Robertson, Jr.] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. The Everglades exist in their present form as a contiguous national park protected by the power and dignity of the United States Government in large part because of this book.

When Marjory Everglades - the Park story. book Douglas wrote The Everglades: River of Grass inthe river of grass that is the Everglades faced enormous pressure from developers eager to /5(87).

Published the same year as the formal opening of Everglades National Park, the book was a call to attention about the degrading quality of life in the Everglades and remains an influential book on nature conservation as well as a reference for information on South Florida.

It was used as recently as by The New York Times. To help you understand the park story, in addition to Everglades: River of Grass, you may also wish to read The Everglades, a Time-Life book by the late Dr.

Archie Carr, a brilliant and renowned University of Florida professor of zoology who had the gift of presenting the wonders and complexities of nature to those of us who aren't research scientists.

This is the Everglades--broodingly beautiful, deceptively serene--a fragile world where life is held in delicate abeyance between man and nature. Everglades National Park, located in south Florida, was established in to preserve the unique flora and fauna of the Everglades.5/5(3).

UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Logo courtesy of UNESCO. The first criterion listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in its designation of Everglades National Park as a World Heritage Site in is: The Everglades is a vast, nearly flat seabed that was submerged at the end of the last Ice Age.

What is better than HARRY STYLES CARPOOL KARAOKE, Cyclops, and Game of Thrones. THE EVERGLADES by JEAN CRAIGHEAD GEORGE. Alligators, Indians, Florida, nature. InEverglades National Park had put million acres into public trust; the following year, in response to chronic flooding in the Everglades.

An inspiring picture book biography about environmental activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Plus, beautiful illustrations.

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The whole family enjoyed this book (and now my child wants to visit Everglades national Park)/5(12). Everglades National Park, large natural area encompassing the southwestern portion of the more extensive Everglades region in southern Florida, U.S. It constitutes the largest subtropical wilderness left in the United States.

The Everglades is truly a unique and beautiful place that still contains many mysteries. Over the years, a great many years in fact, Native Americans, soldiers, settlers, naturalists and scientists have all explored the Everglades trying to discover its secrets.

Now it's your turn to explore. Here, within million acres of protected habitat known as the River of Grass — a name given to the area by conservationist Marjory Stoneman Douglas in her book, The Everglades: River of Grass — is a fragile ecosystem that's home not just to gators and crocs, but also to such diverse and endangered animals as the Florida black bear, Florida panther and West Indian manatee.

Everglades Holiday Park provides outdoor excursions that include learning about the history of the Everglades. For more information on the Everglades tours we provide, give us a call today. This entry was posted in Everglades Holiday Park Blog, on Septem   Although the captivation of the Everglades has mostly stemmed from its unique ecosystem, an alluring human story of the Everglades is deeply interwoven with its endless marshes, dense mangroves, towering palms, alligator holes, and tropical fauna.

Exclusive essays from the top minds in Everglades conservation appear throughout the book, opening an even wider perspective on Stone’s powerful photographs. With its stellar selection of informative writings, together with images that have wowed National Geographic, the BBC, NPR, as well as magazines and newspapers across the globe.

Inthe same year the park was established, the journalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas—who became renowned for her efforts to save this. The Everglades is a flat tropical river and mangrove swamp. It is in the southern part of Florida near the city of Miami. The Everglades usually has tropical river delta which runs slowly through a low-lying basin near sea level.

There are many plants many animals live there. Paddling through Everglades. Everglades National Park offers many paddling opportunities to explore the natural beauty of this park through freshwater marsh, mangrove forests, and the open waters of Florida Bay. Plan Ahead. Canoe and kayak trips range from a few hours to several days depending on length and complexity of the trail.

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A seminal work on South Florida’s unique ecology, the book was published inthe same year the Glades were designated a national park. Saw grass at sunset in the Everglades National Park. never wholly known,” Marjory Stoneman Douglas wrote in her book, “The Everglades: River.

Everglades National Park, FL Referred to as the “River of Grass” by writer and activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas, the Everglades is South Florida’s natural wonderland.

This tropical wetland area is populated by snakes, alligators, waterbirds, and even panthers. It’s spread across Miami-Dade county (along with one entrance in Everglades City to the west), and is totally unlike anything.

There’s a great book called “The Wonder of It All: Stories from the National Park Service.” It’s a collection of stories from park service employees and volunteers. In it, Ranger David Kronk talks of a visit to the Everglades from President George H.W.

Bush. Kronk lead the President and some children who were finishing a 3-day. The Florida Everglades is a unique ecosystem - nowhere else in the world can such an enviornment be found. Everglades tells the story of this living kaleidoscope of color and beauty: from its creation as a blue-green sea through its evolution to a miraculous river, the home of egrets, orchids, and alligators.Everglades, subtropical saw-grass marsh region, a “river of grass” up to 50 miles (80 km) wide but generally less than 1 foot ( metre) deep, covering more than 4, square miles (11, square km) of southern Florida, U.S.

Through it, water moves slowly southward to mangrove swamps bordering.An square-mile community in South Florida has stymied Everglades restoration for years by blocking water flow to parched areas at the tip of the state, but new plans ranging in cost from $