The Everglades River Of Grass
The essays in this book are about the rivers, lakes, springs, Atlantic Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico, the latter two as they relate to South Florida. Among the subjects covered: Should the Everglades be considered a river of grass? How did French science-fict
A plague is spreading throughout the Florida Everglades. Nonnative Burmese pythons-one of the largest snakes on the planet-are now known to be reproducing freely in the shallow waters of the famed River of Grass. And though scientists work feverishly to learn as much as possible about this unprecedented invader, methods of control remain elusive.
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 fau
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A war hero stumbles into a web of money-laundering, lies, and deadly secrets, including the "Gator Pole," a painful way to make people disappear in Florida's famous River of Grass, the Everglades. A very generous offer to buy the hero's luxury home includ
Before 1947, when Marjory Stoneman Douglas named the Everglades a "river of grass," most people considered the area worthless. She brought the world's attention to the need to preserve the Everglades. In the Afterword, Michael Grunwald tells us what has happened to them since then. Grunwald points out that in 1947 the government was in the midst of establishing the Everglades National Park and turning loose the Army Corps of Engineers to control floods-both of which seemed like saviors for the Glades.