Additionally, it contains the largest mangrove
in the western hemisphere and is the most significant
breeding grounds for tropical wading birds in North America.
Since its inception in 1947, the park has been designated
, a World
, and a Wetland
of International Importance
, in recognition of its
significance to all the people of the world.
you to learn more about the Everglades by exploring our
listings of external Everglades general information links.
Please note that these links
are on websites outside of the Florida Coastal Everglades
LTER website and will open in a new window.