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The Everglades Rebound: Restoration Plan

By David Gabel – ENN – November 1, 2010
The Everglades is an extensive wetland system that is actually a sixty mile wide, extremely shallow river that flows from Lake Okeechobee over 100 miles to Florida Bay. Over-development from sugar producers and urban sprawl have put tremendous stress on the entire ecosystem by draining the land and channeling the water. Now, after decades of restoration efforts, the state of the Everglades is beginning to improve. For full story, go to: http://www.enn.com/top_stories/article/41946 For more information on the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, go to: http://www.evergladesplan.org/index.aspx

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