everglade


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everglade

[′ev·ər‚glād]
(ecology)
A type of wetland in southern Florida usually containing sedges and at least seasonally covered by slowly moving water.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Armed groups are now roaming the Everglades in a bit to kill off an invasive species with a voracious appetite.Thomas Rahill is a telecoms engineer by day.
Lucie and Caloosahatchee and send water south to Everglades National Park and ultimately Florida Bay through the Taylor and Shark River sloughs.
A couple of flamingos tagged in Mexico have been spotted in the Everglades, and in recent years, birders have seen large groups in and around the park, including a flock of 147 birds.
That same year Douglas published her masterpiece, "The Everglades: River of Grass." The book's iconic first line proclaims the Everglades' global importance: "There are no other Everglades in the world.
The Everglades veteran has seen this kind of showboating many times before.
Her book on the Florida Everglades was first published 70 years ago in 1947 and advocated for the need to preserve the Everglades.
Unfortunately, the habitat of these animals are disappearing mainly because of human interference, especially the draining of the Everglades swamps.
The Cooper twins were selected by Twins for Life Magazine to participate with twenty-five sets of twins in the, spring break, Everglades National Park Triathlon.
The program will feature remarks and a fascinating discussion of conservation efforts in the United States, particularly as they have impacted the Everglades, including restoration policy and the relationship between sustainable agriculture and the renewal of natural landscapes.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is racing to keep northern African pythons, also known as rock pythons, from slithering into the Everglades. So far, just a few dozen rock pythons have been found in suburban Miami, not in the wild wetlands where their Burmese cousins thrive in large numbers.

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