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6 edition of The Everglades and the Gulf Coast (Ecosystems of North America, Set 2) found in the catalog.

The Everglades and the Gulf Coast (Ecosystems of North America, Set 2)

by Daniel Blaustein

  • 150 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Benchmark Books (NY) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Wetland ecology,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Florida,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Ecology,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Eco Logy,
  • Science & Nature - Earth Sciences - Water (Oceans, Lakes, Etc.),
  • Everglades,
  • Gulf Coast (U.S.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9685499M
    ISBN 100761408967
    ISBN 109780761408963

    The Everglades is an expansive area of land in south Florida, which consists of million acres of wetland. Since the park covers such a large area of south Florida, planning is a must. There are three entrances to Everglades National Park and they are not connected, they are accessed through different areas of south Florida. Book a trip with Everglades National Park Boat Tours Gulf Coast!

    The Gulf Coast Visitor Center serves as the gateway for exploring the Ten Thousand Islands, a maze of mangrove islands and waterways that extends to Flamingo and Florida Bay. The visitor center offers educational displays, orientation films, informational brochures, and backcountry permits. Boat tours and canoe rentals are available. The park is the only subtropical wilderness in the U.S. It contains temperate and tropical plant communities, as well as marine and estuarine environments. Take a boat trip from the Gulf Coast Visitor Center to see dolphins, birds and other wildlife. Boat tours (for a fee) depart every hour. A wide range of free ranger-led activities take place December through April, including canoe trips.

      On the park’s west side, in Everglades City, the Gulf Coast Visitor Center is easily accessed from Naples and is the best entry point for the coastal Ten Thousand Islands region, a . The Okeechobee Waterway connects the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico right through the heart of the Everglades. The Everglades map below is courtesy of Wikipedia. The map shows the boundaries of the Everglades and the locations of urban areas, parks and preserves that influence the environment.


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The Everglades and the Gulf Coast (Ecosystems of North America, Set 2) by Daniel Blaustein Download PDF EPUB FB2

Blaustein discusses the Everglades, and to a lesser extent, the Gulf Coast, but it is the focus on biological communities that makes this volume useful and interesting anywhere.

The Everglades is a seriously endangered habitat, and the author touches on some politically charged issues that it faces, such as the destruction of habitat for development and industry and the Everglades Construction : Daniel Blaustein.

The Everglades and the Gulf Coast. [Daniel Blaustein] -- Presents an overview of wetland ecology as seen in Florida's Everglades, the largest freshwater wetlands ecosystem in.

Jack E. Davis is the author of the award-winning An Everglades Providence: Marjory Stoneman Douglas and the American Environmental Century. A professor of environmental history at the University of Florida, he grew up on the Gulf coast, and now lives in Florida and New Hampshire/5().

The Everglades and the Gulf Coast (Ecosystems of North America) by Daniel Blaustein and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Complete with details on snorkeling and diving the Nature Coast's Caverns, wandering through the historical sites of Apalachicola and Tallahassee, and fishing along miles of coast and parkland, Moon Florida Gulf Coast gives travelers the tools they need to create a /5(5).

The Living Gulf Coast is the first comprehensive nature guide to Florida's Southwest region. The book covers six counties: Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee, Collier, Glades and Hendry. There are more than parks, preserves and eco-destinations covered in this work, /5(35).

The bulk of the book focuses on the gulf coasts of five U.S. states in the 18th to 21st centuries, and Davis brings that history alive by couching it in the stories of individual people.

The Gulf Coast Visitor Center is located 5 miles south of Highway 41 (Tamiami Trail) on State R in Everglades City. From Interstate 75 (Alligator Alley) Take exit 80 (State Road 29) south and proceed 20 miles to Everglades City. Nestled in the northwest part of the park in Everglades National Park, the Gulf Coast visitor center is your gateway to exploring the Ten Thousand Islands.

This video introduces Everglades Gulf. The western gateway to this amazing natural paradise is via Naples, taking Highway 41 to Everglades City, 35 miles away, where the Gulf Coast Visitor Center (admission $10/£ per car, valid.

Everglades City and Gulf Coast at a Glance. Where?: The Gulf Coast Visitor Center is 5 miles south of US 41 on State Road 29 at Oyster Bar Lane, Everglades City, Florida See the Florida Everglades Map here.

Visitor Center Hours: a.m. to p.m. mid-November to mid-April am to pm. mid-April to mid-November. The Gulf Coast Area is located on the west coast of Florida near Naples, and while it is part of Everglades National Park, it is not what most people think of as the “Everglades.” This is not a swamp.

This is not a river of grass. There are no airboats here. This is Chokoloskee Bay and Islands. This is sportsmen country. Explore The Everglades Guest Services, Inc. is an authorized Concessioner of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.

Guest Services, Inc. is authorized to provide boat tours, kayak and canoe rentals, retail sales, and water taxi services. Gulf Coast Trails. Gulf Coast Water Trails: Paddlers can access many miles of the Gulf Coast Water Trails along or near the park's southern and western coasts.

The following trails are passable, but not maintained, due to the presence of federally endangered species. Travel them at your own risk. There are three ways to approach this vast park by car—this journey was via the Gulf Coast entrance in Everglades City. Explore Royal Palm and Flamingo areas via the main entrance in Homestead, and find the Shark Valley entrance in Miami; Find Everglades City by Anthony Iacuzzi at Blurb Books.

"Everglades City: Gulf Coast Gateway to the Everglades" is a photographic memoir of my visit to this hist. Gulf Coast Entrance To reach the park's western gateway, take U.S. 41 west from Miami for 77 miles, turn left (south) onto Ro and travel another 3 miles through Everglades City to the Gulf.

Watch as Wayne and Brad Jennings paddle 3 days inland (sheltered bays & rivers) and 3 days along the Gulf of Mexico (open water). Here's the route they took: Departed from the Gulf Coast Visitor Center at Everglades City and paddled south along the Wilderness Waterway Trail.

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Directions to the Gulf Coast Visitor Center from Shark Valley Visitor Center. Drive west on U.S. 41 (Tamiami Trail) for 40 miles, then turn left on State Road Once in Everglades City, follow the signs to the park. The Gulf Coast Visitor Center is on the right. Gulf Coast Paddling - This area of the park is on Florida's west coast, accessible through Everglades City.

Backcountry Canoe & Kayak Trips For multi-day trips, Backcountry Camping in Florida Bay and Islands or along the 99 mile wilderness waterway .Directions to the Gulf Coast Visitor Center from Interstate 75 (Alligator Alley): Take exit 80 (State Road 29) turn south and proceed 20 miles to Everglades City.

Once in Everglades. From the Gulf side, stop by the Gulf Coast Visitor Center in Everglades City. It’s a small visitor center that also serves as the gateway to the Ten Thousand Islands region of the park. It’s only about an hour drive from Naples to get here or 40 minutes or so from Marco Island.