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Spring Bird Migration in the Everglades The Everglades is the most important breeding ground in North America for wading birds, the marshy area provides foraging habitats for breeding birds. There are over 400 different species that call South Florida home during the winter and spring months but some species can be seen year-round.The bird nesting…

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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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charter our Florida airboat, The Everglades Are on the List of World Heritage Sites

The folks who charter our Florida airboat to tour the River of Grass are often surprised to learn that the Florida Everglades is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Being included in the list of World Heritage sites is quite an honor. To make the list, a place must represent “outstanding universal value” and must meet…

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airboat ride through the Everglades, Love in the Muck: Alligator Mating Season in the Everglades

When you take an airboat ride through the Everglades, you can see an amazing array of plants, animals and birds. But hands down, one of the things that people get most excited about when planning an airboat ride in the Florida Everglades is the opportunity to see alligators in their native habitat. The American alligator…

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