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The Everglades

Robert S. Carr

The Everglades

by Robert S. Carr

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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, S.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology,
  • Mangrove ecology,
  • Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert S. Carr and Timothy A. Harrington
    SeriesImages of America
    ContributionsHarrington, Timothy A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF504.F6 C37 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25346157M
    ISBN 100738591270
    ISBN 109780738591278
    LC Control Number2011937409

    Jan 21,  · The Swamp is an extraordinarily well-written book, an upbeat treatise on the Everglades that lays out options for the future while dealing with changes in its integrity, politics, economics and the history, its people and plants, as well as being a great read/5(). Jan 27,  · The Everglades were designated a national park in , the same year that its most ardent fan, the environmentalist Douglas, published her book. Image. In the imperiled Everglades Author: Nina Burleigh.

    This historical fiction novel is based upon a compilation of Hix Stuart's factual account of The Notorious Ashley Gang published in , articles from the Stuart News.. and historical research. The real Queen Of The Everglades, Laura Upthegrove, was truly a "liberated woman" who turned against Price: $ With all the spice of southern storytelling, The Book of the Everglades brings to light the often outlandish results of humankind&#;s attempts to control and redesign nature. Journalists, essayists, poets, and educators tell how the natural plumbing of the Everglades has been rerouted not Author: Susan Cerulean.

    Mar 27,  · The book is filled with accounts of humans' efforts to control the Everglades that will stay with readers for a very long time--the foibles and oddities of politicians, environmentalists, bureaucrats, developers, Indians and European settlers/5. The Everglades: River of Grass by Marjory Stoneman Douglas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at gama-uk.com


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In her beautifully written book, Marjory Stoneman Douglas presents a history of the Everglades that is as interesting and thought provoking today as the day it was published over 60 years ago The daughter of the founder of The Miami Herald, Marjory Stoneman Douglas was inspired by her father's interest in the Everglades and she became an important early advocate for protecting the Everglades.

This book Cited by: The Swamp is an extraordinarily well-written book, an upbeat treatise on the Everglades that lays out options for the future while dealing with changes in The Everglades book integrity, politics, economics and the history, its people and plants, as well as being a great gama-uk.com by: Jul 17,  · The Book of the Everglades (The World As Home) [Susan Cerulean] on gama-uk.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

With all the spice of southern storytelling, The Book of the Everglades brings to light the often outlandish results of humankind’s attempts to Author: Susan Cerulean. The Everglades: River of Grass by Marjorie Stoneman Douglas (Rinehart & Co., Inc.

) (). This is an omnibus book about the Everglades circa This volume is mainly a recounting of the history of the Glades area/5. The Everglades book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Everglades book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This book is on my home library shelf of "The American Wilderness" series, and I am finally reading the text that accompanies the wonderfulo photographs/5. The Everglades: River of Grass is a non-fiction book written by Marjory Stoneman Douglas in 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 gama-uk.com: Marjory Stoneman Douglas.

Bookstore The Everglades Association features books, videos, and related products about the flora, fauna, and history of Everglades, Biscayne, and Dry Tortugas National Parks and Big Cypress National Preserve. Net proceeds from the sale of products are returned to the National Parks to support park educational and visitor service programs.

With sadness, Everglades Fine Books will be closing at the end of August. I feel like a dinosaur as regards to the old book business. I think the adventure took place thirty years too late. The Everglades: River of Grass is written by Marjory Stoneman Douglas, who is a champion of environmental concerns regarding the Everglades.

This fascinating book tells the history of the Everglades and the people of the Everglades. Suggested reading and literature reviews for books about the Everglades and Ten Thousand Islands. The Everglades have enchanted and inspired many who visited or lived there.

Here are a few books that may be helpful to read if planning on seeing the glades or just want to know more about them. 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. 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.

InNapoleon Bonaparte Broward ran for Florida governor with the political platform of. The Everglades This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.

Edit this book: Book Creator · Wikitext. Beforewhen 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 the government was in the midst of establishing the Everglades Reviews: 1. The Florida Everglades is a unique ecosystem — nowhere else in the world can such an environment 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.

Favorite nature writer Jean Craighead George spins a mesmerizing. Jun 01,  · The Everglades, eloquently rendered by White's vivid descriptions, offer a parallel reflection of the negative consequences of trying to impose civilization upon the natural order.5/5(5). The Everglades is a natural region of tropical wetlands in the southern portion of the U.S.

state of Florida, comprising the southern half of a large drainage basin within the neotropic gama-uk.com ecosystem it forms is not presently found anywhere else on earth. The system begins near Orlando with the Kissimmee River, which discharges into the vast but shallow Lake gama-uk.comnates: 26°00′N 80°42′W / °N.

Led by journalist Marjorie Stoneman Douglas and her popular book on the Everglades, the alarm was raised to save the remaining portion of the Everglades and its unique birds, other wildlife and flora.

These efforts resulted in Everglades National Park being enacted into law by Harry Truman in /5. 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 connected, they are accessed through different areas of south Florida.

"Admirable an interesting and informative historical account of the Everglades."—Journal of Economic History "A powerful book that might disturb some and energize others." — St. Petersburg Times "An engaging, fascinating, and fine-grained narrative that is good history with an activist gama-uk.com: University Press of Florida.Mar 27,  · The Everglades was once reviled as a liquid wasteland, and Americans dreamed of draining it.

Now it is revered as a national treasure, and Americans have launched the largest environmental project in history to try to save gama-uk.com Swamp is the stunning story of the destruction and possible resurrection of the Everglades, the saga of man's abuse of nature in southern Florida and his /5(14).The Florida Everglades Author: Stephanie Diaz You might have heard about all the ALLIGATORS that live in the Everglades A B The Everglades celebrates.