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George T Baker aviation school visited Everglades May 21 2013

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Students and Teachers from the George T. Baker Aviation School stand in front of the Nike Hercules missile the school restored during the summer of 2012.

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Students from the George P Baker aviation school visited Everglades national Park today

Students from the George T. Baker Aviation School gathered in the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center before beginning the program.

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Park Ranger Ryan Meyer explains the significance of the Nike Missile Site, within Everglades National Park to students from the George T. Baker Aviation School.

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Students from the George P Baker aviation school visited Everglades national Park today

Students from the George T. Baker Aviation School begin exploring the Nike Missile Site at the Daniel Beard Research Center.

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Students from the George T. Baker get their first view of a 40-foot Nike Hercules Missile.

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Students from the George P Baker aviation school visited Everglades national Park today

Students then enjoyed exploring the Anhinga Trail.

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A Variety of Nike Missile resources are available at the Ernest F. Coe Discovery Bookstore.

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Students from the George T. Baker Aviation School begin exploring the Everglades at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center.

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The Nike Missile Site is open for tours December through April,  please check schedule of events in the Pine Island District for tour times.

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Did You Know?

Prescribed Fire in Everglades National Park

On April 21, 1958, Everglades National Park conducted the first prescribed fire for ecological management in both the Park and the National Park Service. This burn pioneered using fire as a resource management tool nationwide.