Everglades National Park

Photo: Everglades National Park, Long Pine Key Nature Trail Key Links nps.gov/ever/index.htm @EvergladesNPS Headlines Top lawmaker calls for buying up sugar land to clean Everglades (2016) Protecting Everglades National Park ends way of life for Gladesmen Homestead Launches Free National Parks Trolley Dawn Shirreffs: Everglades restoration cannot wait YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/EvergladesNPS Flickr evergladesnps Flickr Groups Everglades …

Florida Links

Florida flag Links related to Florida presented in somewhat random fashion: Emergency Management https://floridadisaster.org Tampa Tampa is part of the metropolitan area most commonly referred to as the “Tampa Bay Area.” The bay’s port is the largest in the state, near downtown’s Channel District. Bayshore Boulevard runs along the bay, and is east of the …

Florida

Photo: NASA, Juno Launch Florida is located in the southeastern corner of the USA. The state borders the Gulf of Mexico on the west, Alabama to the northwest and Georgia to the northeast. Florida has the longest coastline in the contiguous United States, encompassing approximately 1,350 miles (2,170 km), and is the only state to …

Florida Quincentennial

Florida celebrated the quincentennial of its European discovery in 2013. Key Links https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr5310/text/ih Videos 2004 Congressional Bill 108th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 5310 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES October 8, 2004 Mr. Crenshaw introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Government Reform A BILL To establish a National Commission on …

Seminole

Indigenous Peoples Wikipedia: The Seminole are a Native American people originally from Florida. Today, they principally live in Oklahoma with a minority in Florida, and comprise three federally recognized tribes: the Seminole Tribe of Oklahoma, the Seminole Tribe of Florida, and Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, as well as independent groups. The Seminole nation …

Miami, Florida

Photo: Brickell Skyline Miami is located on the Atlantic coast in southeastern Florida and the county seat of Miami-Dade County. Miami’s metro area is the eighth most populous and fourth-largest urban area in the United States, with a population of around 5.5 million. Headlines http://www.dezeen.com/2016/07/19/miami-marine-stadium-crowdfunding-campaign-fund-restoration-hilario-candela-heineken-national-trust-for-historic-preservation the-life-and-death-of-miami-coral.html – @NewYorker https://deadspin.com/the-real-cost-to-miami-for-marlins-park-is-in-the-billi-5978964 Elsewhere on the Web City of …

Tallahassee

Photo: Steven Martin, View from the capitol Tallahassee became the capital of Florida, then the Florida Territory, in 1824. In 2017, the population was 191,049, making it the 7th-largest city in the U.S state of Florida, and the 126th-largest city in the United States. Weather weather.gov/tae News tallahassee.com Tourism Portals visittallahassee.com Government https://talgov.com Elsewhere on …