The Everglades, the river that expands across most of south Florida has been alive and growing for thousands of years. The Everglades not only exist as a habitat for hundreds of species of animals ,but also serves to be the main water supply for homes in South Florida. This ecosystem has been, and continues to be a vital resource for South Florida. The River of grass being the largest sub tropical wilderness in the US stretching about 1,542,526 acres.
In the past Century drainage projects and the effects from recent developments has the Swamp shrinking to nearly half its size. Now under protection from further harm it was established as a national park, and about 1.5 million acres is protected. The lasting effects of water pollution and invasive species is still a big problem. In more recent years we are continuing to be more and more aware of the environment and its Preservation. Because of this the Florida swamp is protected and being helped now more than ever before and that is making an impact.
Aside from the mistreatment of the Everglades, you can still enjoy its beauty and the wild life by taking an Everglades tour. The types of animals you can hope to encounter are mostly aquatic, however there is a wide variety mammals, birds and fish. Airboat tours in Fort Lauderdale are the best way to safely trek across the River of grass. You also can get up close and personal with the famous reptiles. Alligators a commonly sought after sight to see and native to the Glades, however are more abundant in the fall and Winter. Now the mindset is very different on preserving the remainder of its beauty and its wildlife.
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