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Restoring the Everglades

United States. General Accounting Office

Restoring the Everglades

public participation in federal efforts : report to congressional requesters

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by GAO in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Channels (Hydraulic engineering) -- Florida -- Everglades.,
  • Restoration ecology -- Florida -- Everglades.,
  • Everglades National Park (Fla.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPublic participation in federal efforts.
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination65 p. ;
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17739498M

      In , the year President Harry S. Truman dedicated Everglades National Park, Douglas wrote a book, Everglades: River of Grass, describing the importance and beauty of the region. She was one of the first to understand the destruction caused by the canals, levees, and dams that controlled water flow in the ://   The history of draining and development of the Everglades dates back to the 19th century. A national push for expansion and progress toward the latter part of the 19th century stimulated interest in draining the Everglades for agricultural use. According to historians, "From the middle of the nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century, the United States went through a period in

      Part Two Draining the Everglades. 6 The Reclamation of a Kingly Domain. 7 The Father of South Florida. 8 Protect the Birds. 9 "Water Will Run Downhill!" 10 Land by the Gallon. 11 Nature's Revenge. 12 "Everglades Permanence Now Assured" 13 Taming the Everglades. Part Three Restoring the Everglades. 14 Making Peace with Nature. 15   Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades explores these challenges. The book stresses that rigorous scientific analyses of the tradeoffs between water quality and quantity and between the hydrologic requirements of Everglades features and species are needed to inform future prioritization and funding ://

    Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades explores these challenges. The book stresses that rigorous scientific analyses of the tradeoffs between water quality and quantity and between the hydrologic requirements of Everglades features and species are needed to ?g=&p= Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades is the fifth biennial review of progress made in meeting the goals of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). This complex, multibillion-dollar project to protect and restore the remaining Everglades has a year ://


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Restoring the Everglades by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. During the past century, the Everglades, one of the world’s treasured ecosystems, has been dramatically altered by drainage and water management infrastructure that was intended to Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades is the fifth biennial review of progress made in meeting the goals of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP).This complex, multibillion-dollar project to protect and restore the remaining Everglades has a year  › eBay › Books › Nonfiction.

Restoring the Florida Everglades Everglades and is not dramatically improved in water quality to low concentrations of phosphorus and nitrogen, then the project needs gineering book 15years ago and it continued to be published in the 4th and 5th editions of “Wetlands” (Mitsch and Gosselink,  Restoring the Florida Everglades Comments on the current reservoir plan for solving harmful algal blooms and restoring the Florida Everglades.

William J. Mitsch. Juliet C Sproul Chair for Southwest Florida Habitat Restoration, Everglades Wetland Research Park, Florida Gulf Coast University, Bayshore Drive, Naples, FLUSA.

ARTICLE The Everglades isn’t just beautiful it’s crucial to sustaining so much life. It’s home to endless animals, birds, marine life, insects, and flora.

And, it provides drinking water for 7 million Floridians Restoring the Everglades book that’s one out of every three Floridians. The area’s survival has become on Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, CERP.

The CERP was authorized by Congress in as a plan to "restore, preserve, and protect the south Florida ecosystem while providing for other water-related needs of the region, including water supply and flood protection."   Lee & Low Books Everglades Forever Teacher’s Guide 4 • The Illustrator might draw pictures of some of the plants or animals found in the Everglades, or of your class taking a walk through a Restoring the Everglades book of the Everglades.

• The Connector might find out about other wetlands that are endangered. • The Summarizer might provide a brief summary of the pages that the group is   International Standard Book Number International Standard Book Number Cover credit: Cover images courtesy of the South Florida Water Management Dis-trict.

From top to bottom: development along the eastern edge of the Everglades in western Miami-Dade County; satellite image of Water Conservation Areas 3A and I just finished Michael Grunwald's The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise.

The book left me filled with conflicting emotions. I feel pride for my adopted state of Florida and the people that have worked so hard to make it such a fine place to live, and for our species for recognizing what a remarkable natural resource  › Books › History › Americas.

The Everglades is recognized both nationally and internationally as one of the world's most unique natural and cultural resources. Encompassing nea square miles of the southern third of the Florida peninsula the Everglades and the greater Everglades ecosystem (spanning from the Kissimmee River basin north of Lake Okeechobee all the way south to Florida Bay) are also the focus of the Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades: The Second Biennial Review by Division on Earth and Life Studies Staff, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology Staff, Water Science and Technology Board Staff, National Research Council and Independent Scientific Review of Everglades Restoration Progress Committee  › eBay › Books › Nonfiction.

Florida Everglades: Restoring the Wetlands With an acre scale model of the million-acre Everglades wetland system, scientists study how to restore the flow of water that was interrupted /science/florida-everglades-restoring-the-wetlands. Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades: The National Academies Press.

doi: / The book stresses that rigorous scientific analyses of the tradeoffs between water quality and quantity and between the hydrologic requirements of Everglades features and species are needed to inform future prioritization and funding :// The Everglades drainage area stretches over miles, starting near Orlando and reaching south to the Gulf of Mexico.

At least miles of it is made up of the wide-open grasslands called the Everglades. Nearly 83 percent of the Everglades lies outside of the national park,   TEACHER'S GUIDE FOR: Everglades Forever.

By Trish Marx Illustrations by Cindy Karp. Synopsis Under the direction of veteran teacher Jacquelyn (Jackie) Stone, a fifth-grade class at Avocado Elementary School in Homestead, Florida, studies the nearby Everglades. The book follows the students as they learn about this endangered and very unusual “The Everglades was the only place on earth where alligators (broad snout, fresh water, darker skin) and crocodiles (pointy snout, salt water, toothy grin) lived side by side.

It was the only home of the Everglades mink, Okeechobee gourd, and Big Cypress fox :// Lab: Everglades Restoration Ethical Considerations How do you justify the costs of restoring the Everglades solely for societal benefits. What are the environmental benefits and risks [ ] The post Lab: Everglades Restoration appeared first on :// Restoring the Everglades.

a massive drainage project was initiated that would dramatically alter the same pristine scene Douglas described in her book. “South, southeast and southwest [of Lake Okeechobee], where the lake water slopped and seeped and ran over and under rock and soil, the greatest mass of the sawgrass begins,” Douglas out of 5 stars An Exciting Trip Through the Everglades Reviewed in the United States on February 2, Trish Marx takes us on an exciting trip through the Everglades, where we learn painlessly about an area unique in the world, a eco-system that is really "a wide, slow-moving river," filled with plants and animal life found nowhere else  › Books › Children's Books › History.

Fig. 1 illustrates the Everglades Restoration plan that I have included in several editions of my books since we first published it in the Mitsch and Jørgensen () ecological engineering book 15 years ago and it continued to be published in the 4th and 5th editions of “Wetlands” (Mitsch and Gosselink,Mitsch and Gosselink.

"The Swamp: the Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise" by Michael Grunwald was published in Although it leaves the reader with an up-beat notion of what is going on, I hope that is still true under the policies of President Trump and Interior Secretary Ryan ://  Whitfield, E.

Restoring the Everglades, in WJ Chandler ed., Audubon Wildlife Report / San Diego, Academic Press, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, p. The History of Everglades Restoration The following is a timeline of significant legislation, litigation, projects, and other milestones in Everglades restoration throughout the ://