This is the ultimate guide to discovering the vast "River of Grass" ecoregion of the southern Florida mainland. Packed with photographs, maps, and informative text, this guide will help outdoor enthusiasts appreciate the landscape and varied flora and fauna of this watershed whether they have a day to spend in the effort or a lifetime. Whether traveling by canoe or by foot, this guide will enhance the next journey into the remarkable Everglades.
From writer Budd Schulberg (On the Waterfront, A Face in the Crowd) and director Nicholas Ray (Rebel Without a Cause) comes this colorful turn-of-the-20th-century adventure starring Oscar winners* Burl Ives and Christopher Plummer. When poachers hunt down birds so they can sell the feathers for women's hats, newly hired Everglades warden Walt Murdock (Plummer in his second film role) is ordered to bring in Cottonmouth (Ives), the brutal leader of the gang.