• Pa-Hay-okee Overlook


    National Park Florida

Fire Management

Boy Scout Burn Video
Fire management in Everglades National Park combines fire operations, prescribed fire and fire ecology in order to maintain fire in the natural ecosystems while adequately considering impacts upon nearby human population centers as well as threatened and endangered species habitat. The plans and actions of the Everglades Fire Management staff are guided by the Fire Management Plan.

Did You Know?

Manatee and Baby Swimming

Mermaid sightings have been reported by sailors throughout history who often blamed the part-woman, part-fish beings for leading them astray. But folklore experts believe that what those sailors were seeing were not mermaids, but rather air-breathing manatees, or their dugong relatives.