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The Everglades: river of grass

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Before 1947, when Marjory Stoneman Douglas named The Everglades a "river of grass," most people considered the area worthless. She brought the world's attention to the need to preserve the Everglades. In the new and updated Afterword, Michael Grunwald again tells us what has happened to them since then. Grunwald points out that in 1947 the government was in the midst of establishing the Everglades National Park and turning loose the Army Corps of Engineers to control floods--both of which seemed like saviors for the Glades. But neither turned out to be the answer. Working from the research he did for his book, The Swamp , Grunwald offers an account of what went wrong and the many attempts to fix it, beginning with Save Our Everglades, which Douglas declared was "not nearly enough." Grunwald then lays out the intricacies (and inanities) of the more recent and ongoing CERP, the hugely expensive Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan.

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subject_facetEverglades (Fla.) -- Description and travel
Everglades (Fla.) -- Environmental conditions
Everglades (Fla.) -- History
Florida -- History
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Natural history -- Florida -- Everglades
title_displayThe Everglades : river of grass
title_fullThe Everglades : river of grass / by Marjory Stoneman Douglas ; illustrated by Robert Fink
The Everglades [Kuethe] : river of grass / by Marjorie Stoneman Douglas ; illustrated by Robert Fink
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History
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