Other Everglades Resources on the Internet
Directory of Agencies & Organizations
Involved in Everglades Research or Restoration:
A non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to "removing destructive non-native plants from the Everglades."
Headquartered in Naples, Florida, this non-profit group is concerned with exotic pest plants such as Brazilian pepper and Melaleuca.
"The Conservation Fund's Sustainable Everglades Initiative, a joint project of the Fund and the MacArthur Foundation, is a far-reaching effort to revive the fragile Everglades and stabilize the foundations of South Florida communities. The intent is to build a vision of the region as one interconnected social, economic, and natural system."
Defenders of Wildlife is dedicated to the protection of all native wild animals and plants in their natural communities. Their work on endangered ecosystems includes the Everglades of Florida.
General information about Florida native plants, legislation and policy relevant to native plants, and numerous links to the Society newsletter and other relevant resources
The home page for this "non-profit environmental education and support organization for Felis concolor coryi".
A Tampa-based organization dedicated to saving the Florida Panther.
Everglades-related activities are included in their "Global 2000 Campaign".
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Illustrations copyright © 1995 by Wendell Minor from Everglades
by Jean Craighead George, HarperCollins Children's Books.
Last updated: October 26, 1998