Everglades Nat’l Park – 2013

Everglades National Park was established in 1947 to conserve the natural landscape and prevent degradation of its land, plants, and animals.

Facts:

  • Largest continuous stand of sawgrass prairie in North America.
  • Nearly 1.5 million acres in size is the only subtropical wilderness in the United States.
  • Predominant water recharge area for all of South Florida through the Biscayne aquifer.
  • A World Heritage Site.
  • Habitat for numerous endangered and threatened species.
  • Largest mangrove ecosystem in the western hemisphere.
  • Most significant breeding grounds for tropical wading birds in North America.

Turn up the volume to hear the water songs!

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