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"There are no other Everglades in the world," Marjory Stoneman Douglas, 1947.
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Florida Everglades Open for Business After Hurricane Irma

My eyes watered with sadness as I drove through Everglades City on my way to Chokoloskee and spied the piles of debris sitting by the road, eyed blue tarps, and saw some closed businesses with obvious damage. These manmade hills were made of toilets, bedding, and a mish-mash of what were once personal effects and home fixtures damaged by the storm’s fury waiting to be hauled away, more than two months following the storm. It was a sad scene to absorb.

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Pinky-Keen at Flamingo in Everglades National Park

Pink? Seriously? Most buildings at Flamingo in Everglades National Park are no longer government issued brown or cream but pink. My Personal Connection to Flamingo When living and working in Flamingo during the 1990s, I always felt we were the step-child of the national park system. It seemed as though “rules” applicable to other parks […]

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