southern everglades

Feds Pump $1 Million More into Tamiami Trail Planning

Article: Feds Pump $1 Million More into Tamiami Trail Planning

WASHINGTON, DC, December 12, 2008 (ENS) – The National Park Service will provide $1 million to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate the next course of action needed along the Tamiami Trail to restore water flows to Everglades National Park, federal officials announced today. Completed in 1928, the Tamiami (pronounced tamee-amee) Trail is…

New Vegetation Maps Will Improve Everglades Restoration

Article: New Vegetation Maps Will Improve Everglades Restoration

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, July 30, 2008 (ENS) – Map specialists, scientists and vegetation experts at the South Florida Water Management District have created the most detailed vegetation maps ever produced of the southern Everglades, giving water and land managers an additional tool to guide Everglades restoration. The new vegetation maps identify the locations of…