Archive for September 2020

trees of the everglades

Plant and Trees of the Everglades The “River of Grass” was a book written by Marjory Stoneman Douglas in 1947 which gave the Everglades its nickname. The grass we see is called sawgrass and it is a sedge and not a grass at all, more like a weed that is known to be some of…

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airboat ride in the Florida Everglades, Is Florida the Only State with an Official State Reptile?

When you charter an airboat ride in the Florida Everglades, you are likely to spot the state’s official reptile: the alligator. They might love the warming rays of the sun even more than tourists from Canada! According to estimates, there are about 1.3 million of them in the Sunshine State. With the presence of the…

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