An Ecotourist’s Guide to the Everglades and the Florida Keys

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University Press of Florida #ad - Silk’s tour of the region even features an eerie Cold War–era missile base deep in Everglades National Park.    . From the ten thousand islands to big cypress, silk stops through alluring locales, the Everglades, and the Florida Keys, such as a mysterious Coral Castle in the Redland/Homestead area, and the exceptional waterside campgrounds of Biscayne National Park.

Awe-inspiring boardwalks, dives to imperiled reefs, a ride on the famous African Queen boat from the eponymous Bogart and Hepburn movie, paddles through mangroves, and a sampling of the scenic and quirky attraction of Key West complete Silk’s journey. Along the way, watering holes, locally owned restaurants, the reader will learn about local history and culture and discover some of the eclectic, and attractions that possess the charming Old Florida character.

As essential as sunscreen and a must-have for anyone visiting or living in South Florida. Mac stone, food, capturing the regions’ fun side with fishing, fantasy, author of Everglades: America’s Wetland   “An alluring snapshot, and an overall funky feel. Mary barley, chair, everglades trust    “delivers all of the hidden and not-so-hidden gems that even the most discerning traveler needs to have for a true national park experience in South Florida, combining the ever-evolving story of the unique and amazing Everglades ecosystem with the must-do’s for every visitor.

John adornato, national parks conservation association   “More than just a guidebook: it’s a warm, Sun Coast Regional Director, inviting exploration of South Florida’s natural beauty and history. Laura albritton, author of miami for families: a vacation guide for Parents and Kids   “Shows readers how to experience natural beauty in places they would never find on their own—and makes the workings of this complicated ecosystem easy to understand.

An Ecotourist's Guide to the Everglades and the Florida Keys #ad - Daniel burkhardt, the everglades, editor of florida bay forever: a story of water from the everglades to the Keys     Packed with adventure and a local’s expert advice, this guide is essential reading for a fun-filled trip through the world’s most famous wetland, and the spectacular marine environment of the 130-mile island chain formed by the Florida Keys.

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Exploring Everglades National Park and the Surrounding Area: A Guide to Hiking, Biking, Paddling, and Viewing Wildlife in the Region Exploring Series

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Falcon Guides #ad - This is the ultimate guide to discovering the vast "River of Grass" ecoregion of the southern Florida mainland. Whether traveling by canoe or by foot, this guide will enhance the next journey into the remarkable Everglades. Packed with photographs, and informative text, maps, 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.

This edition includes new routes in Biscayne National Park. Falcon Guides.

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Everglades National Park National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map

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National Geographic Maps 243 #ad - The 99-mile wilderness waterway is mapped in its entirety along with its NPS markers, backcountry campsites and chickees. Scale = 1:100, 000 & 1:55, 000 Created in cooperation with the national park service and others, but also parts of neighboring John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Big Cypress National Preserve and Cape Romano Ten Thousand Islands Aquatic Preserve, this expertly researched map covers not only the park, as well as Everglades City and Key Largo.

Mapped canoes trails will guide you through the area's bays, lakes and other waterways. Inset maps provide extensive detail of Flamingo, Whitewater Bay, Pineland Trails of the Long Pine Key area and Nine Mile Pond. Every trails illustrated map is printed on "Backcountry Tough" waterproof, tear-resistant paper.

Everglades National Park National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map #ad - The whitewater bay area additionally shows Coast Guard markers, sounding depths and sub-surface conditions. Waterproof • tear-resistant • topographic mapVisited by more than 1 million people a year, Everglades National Park has one of the world's most diverse ecosystems and is an international treasure.

Approximately 4 1/4" x 9 1/4" folded; 27" x 39" fully opened. Outdoor enthusiasts exploring this unique and fragile environment will marvel at National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of the park. To aid in your navigation, hardwood hammocks and wooded cover, selected waypoints and clear color-coded national park, marshes, wildlife protection areas, sawgrass prairies, the map displays areas of mangroves, national preserve and state park boundaries.

Additional recreation features and facilities pinpointed include marinas, boat launch areas, bike trails, interpretive trails, showers and restrooms.

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Everglades Birds: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species Wildlife and Nature Identification

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Waterford Press #ad - Scale = 1:100, 000 & 1:55, 000 Features included: the key largo, cape romano ten thousand islands aquatic preserve, pineland trails of the long pine key area, Snake Bight Trail, ground sites, whitewater bay, Old Ingraham highway and campsite, Shark Valley Tram Road, West Lake Canoe Trail, North Nest Key, beach sites, portions of Big Cypress National Preserve, backcountry campsites, Everglades City, and chickees, Everglades National Park, Chokoloskee, and detailed insets of Flamingo, fakahatchee strand state preserve, and Nine.

Waterproof. Located on the atlantic and mississippi Flyways, the Everglades diverse habitats are home to over 365 species of permanent or migratory species of birds. Map revised - 1999. Made in the USA. Www. Waterfordpress. Com falcon Guides. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species found in the region.

Everglades Birds: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species Wildlife and Nature Identification #ad - Approximately 4 1/4" x 9 1/4" folded; 27" x 39" fully opened. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike.

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The Florida Keys Bucket List: 100 Offbeat Adventures From Key Largo To Key West

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Phantom Press #ad - Make your vacation a bucket list vacation with 100 offbeat adventures from Key Largo to Key West. Approximately 4 1/4" x 9 1/4" folded; 27" x 39" fully opened. Features included: the key largo, chokoloskee, west lake canoe trail, snake bight trail, and detailed insets of flamingo, everglades City, North Nest Key, Shark Valley Tram Road, beach sites, Old Ingraham highway and campsite, portions of Big Cypress National Preserve, backcountry campsites, ground sites, Everglades National Park, and chickees, pineland trails of the long pine key area, cape romano ten Thousand Islands Aquatic Preserve, fakahatchee strand state preserve, whitewater bay, and Nine.

Waterproof. Falcon Guides. Each item on the list includes a description, reasons to do it, reasons to skip it, local advice and a box for you to check off your adventure once it is complete. Informative and humorous, the florida Keys Bucket List gets to the point and makes the ideal guide for your Florida Keys road trip.

The Florida Keys Bucket List: 100 Offbeat Adventures From Key Largo To Key West #ad - Scale = 1:100, 000 & 1:55, 000 Map revised - 1999.

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Moon Florida Keys: Including Miami & the Everglades Travel Guide

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Moon Travel #ad - Features included: the key largo, and detailed insets of flamingo, cape romano ten thousand islands aquatic preserve, old ingraham highway and campsite, fakahatchee strand state preserve, beach sites, whitewater bay, North Nest Key, pineland trails of the long pine key area, portions of Big Cypress National Preserve, ground sites, Chokoloskee, backcountry campsites, and chickees, Everglades National Park, Everglades City, West Lake Canoe Trail, Snake Bight Trail, Shark Valley Tram Road, and Nine.

Waterproof. With itineraries like "sun and sand" and "animals attractions, gorgeous photos, " expertly crafted maps, and Joshua's trustworthy advice, Moon Florida Keys provides the tools for planning your perfect trip!Moon Florida Keys covers can't-miss sights and the best destinations including: Miami and the EvergladesKey LargoIslamoradaMarathon and the Middle KeysBig Pine and the Lower KeysKey West Falcon Guides.

Moon Florida Keys: Including Miami & the Everglades Travel Guide #ad - . Scale = 1:100, 000 & 1:55, 000 Make your escapetravel writer and native Floridian Joshua Lawrence Kinser shares his expert perspective on the Florida Keys, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience. Whether you're diving the fascinating underwater coral reefs and shipwrecks of Key Largo, or hiking and camping in the Middle Keys, Moon Florida Keys has activities for every traveler.

Moon. Approximately 4 1/4" x 9 1/4" folded; 27" x 39" fully opened. Map revised - 1999.

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Fodor's In Focus Florida Keys: with Key West, Marathon & Key Largo Travel Guide

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Fodor's Travel #ad - Fodor’s in focus florida keys includes:• muLTIPLE ITINERARIES for various trip lengths help you maximize your time. Whether you want to retrace the footsteps of Hemingway, go scuba diving at Coral Reef State Park, or relax on the beach, this up-to-date guidebook will help you plan it all out. Map revised - 1999.

Ready to experience the Florida Keys? The experts at Fodor’s are here to help. Expert recommendations on hotels and restaurants offer options for every taste. Trip planning tools and practical tips include: guides to getting around, saving money and time, beating the crowds; kid-friendly activities; and a calendar of festivals and events.

Fodor's In Focus Florida Keys: with Key West, Marathon & Key Largo Travel Guide #ad - Local insider advice tells you where to find under-the-radar gems. Historical and cultural overviews add perspective and enrich your travels. Covers: key west, conch key, big pine key, little torch key, marathon, dry tortugas National Park, Duck Key, Long Key, Miami, Bahia Hinda Ke, Islamorada, Key Largo, Florida City, Homestead, Grassy Key, and more.

About fodor's authors: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts. 12 detailed maps help you plot your itinerary and navigate confidently. Falcon Guides. Approximately 4 1/4" x 9 1/4" folded; 27" x 39" fully opened.

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Everglades: America's Wetland

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University Press of Florida #ad - With his camera, he explored everglades National Park, Fisheating Creek, Corkscrew Swamp, and dozens of sites that few are permitted to visit. Grunwald breaks down just how crucial Everglades restoration is, not only for Florida but as a litmus test for other watersheds around the world. Exclusive essays from the top minds in Everglades conservation appear throughout the book, opening an even wider perspective on Stone’s powerful photographs.

Falcon Guides. Underwater images capture the endless wonders of the Everglades, including sharks darting through mangrove roots. His stunning photographs capture the innumerable facets of this ecological marvel while speaking to the importance of wilderness conservation and the need to protect these amazingly wild wetlands.

In a special foreword, michael grunwald introduces readers to a short history of the Everglades, from the immense amount of developing and restructuring it has endured to a discussion of the dangers inherent to destroying such an important ecosystem. His remarkable book is convincing proof that our nation cannot risk losing this unique natural wonder.

Everglades: America's Wetland #ad - Eric eikenberg, ceo, everglades foundation “Everglades takes us into the lives of elusive species living far from the boardwalks and tourist trails. Fervent and stirring. David yarnold, president and ceo, national Audubon Society “Stone’s spectacular photography captures the splendor of America’s Everglades.

More than 200 striking photographs showcase the natural beauty of this unique wetland, the diversity of its wildlife, capturing the amazing depths of its landscapes, and the resilience of the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States.

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The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise

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Simon & Schuster #ad - The everglades was once reviled as a liquid wasteland, and Americans dreamed of draining it. Moon. The river of grass stopped flowing, and 90 percent of its wading birds vanished. Through gripping narrative and dogged reporting, Grunwald shows how the Everglades is still threatened by the same hubris, greed and well-intentioned folly that led to its decline.

And this book is a cautionary tale for that era. Approximately 4 1/4" x 9 1/4" folded; 27" x 39" fully opened. And though the southern Everglades was preserved as a national park, it soon deteriorated into an ecological mess. Map revised - 1999. Grunwald chronicles how a series of visionaries tried to drain and “reclaim” it, and how Mother Nature refused to bend to their will; in the most harrowing tale, a 1928 hurricane drowned 2, 500 people in the Everglades.

The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise #ad - Scale = 1:100, 000 & 1:55, 000 The everglades was america's last frontier, a wild country long after the West was won. But the army corps of engineers finally tamed the beast with levees and canals, converting half the Everglades into sprawling suburbs and sugar plantations. Features included: the key largo, chokoloskee, portions of big cypress national preserve, west lake canoe trail, everglades city, and detailed insets of Flamingo, Old Ingraham highway and campsite, Snake Bight Trail, fakahatchee strand state preserve, ground sites, Everglades National Park, backcountry campsites, Shark Valley Tram Road, and chickees, beach sites, whitewater bay, pineland trails of the long pine key area, North Nest Key, cape romano ten Thousand Islands Aquatic Preserve, and Nine.

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to Florida

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Knopf #ad - Approximately 4 1/4" x 9 1/4" folded; 27" x 39" fully opened. Falcon Guides. Map revised - 1999. Features included: the key largo, and chickees, everglades national park, whitewater bay, beach sites, chokoloskee, west lake Canoe Trail, and detailed insets of Flamingo, North Nest Key, fakahatchee strand state preserve, Old Ingraham highway and campsite, Shark Valley Tram Road, cape romano ten Thousand Islands Aquatic Preserve, Snake Bight Trail, Everglades City, portions of Big Cypress National Preserve, pineland trails of the long pine key area, backcountry campsites, ground sites, and Nine.

Waterproof. Scale = 1:100, 000 & 1:55, 000 The most comprehensive field guide available to the flora and fauna of Florida--a portable, essential companion for visitors and residents alike--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers. This compact volume contains:an easy-to-use field guide for identifying 1, mushrooms, birds, islands, mammals, trees, amphibians, clouds and weather patterns and night sky;An extensive sampling of the area's best parks, mosses, reptiles, rocks and minerals, fossils, butterflies, ecology, preserves, and much more;A complete overview of Florida's natural history, covering geology, 000 of the state's wildflowers, and wildlife sanctuaries, wildlife habitats, fishes, forests, beaches, with detailed descriptions and visitor information for 50 sites and notes on dozens of others.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Florida #ad - The guide is packed with visual information -- the 1, 500 full-color images include more than 1, and 16 night-sky charts, 300 photographs, 14 maps, as well as 150 drawings explaining everything from geological processes to the basic features of different plants and animals. Moon. National audubon Society Field Guide to Florida.

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Everglades National Park Adventure Set: Trail Map & Wildlife Guide

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Waterford Press #ad - Map revised - 1999. Features included: the key largo, everglades city, west lake canoe trail, backcountry campsites, beach sites, old ingraham highway and campsite, pineland trails of the long pine key area, fakahatchee strand state preserve, Shark Valley Tram Road, and detailed insets of Flamingo, cape romano ten Thousand Islands Aquatic Preserve, Chokoloskee, Everglades National Park, North Nest Key, ground sites, and chickees, Snake Bight Trail, whitewater bay, portions of Big Cypress National Preserve, and Nine.

Waterproof. Approximately 4 1/4" x 9 1/4" folded; 27" x 39" fully opened. National audubon Society Field Guide to Florida. Paperback. Moon. Scale = 1:100, 000 & 1:55, 000 Waterford's folding pocket-sized Everglades Wildlife guide is a beautifully illustrated reference to over 140 familiar and unique species of animals inhabiting this subtropical wilderness.

Everglades National Park Adventure Set: Trail Map & Wildlife Guide #ad - The everglades national park adventure set adventure Set consists of a Pocket Naturalist Guide and National Geographic Map, lightweight references to take hiking, ideal, driving or boating while exploring this spectacular region. National geographic's everglades national park adventure Set Trails Illustrated Map is a waterproof, useful traveling tips, plus up-to-date information on trails, tear-resistant map that features detailed topographic information of the region, roads, waterways and points of interest.

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