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See For Yourself
Visit the three South Florida Parks that
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Marjory Stoneman Doulgas helped preserve - including Everglades National Park, Big Cypress Preserve and Biscayne National Park.
  Marjory Stoneman Douglas & Early Women Conservationists

For Teachers
Activities and other resources from the Park Service's leading education program at Everglades National Park.

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Inside Story
A group of New England high society ladies created the first Audubon Society to stop the slaughter of Everglades wading birds for their breeding plumes.
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Learn more about Marjory Stoneman Douglas and her long association with the preservation of the everglades. Her book, The Everglades: River of Grass, published in 1947 has become the definitive description of the natural treasure she fought so hard to protect. More people...
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View some of the unique park buildings in Everglades National Park designed to blend with the rare subtropical paradise. More places...

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Learn more about Conservation, Preservation, and Environmental Activism: A Survey of the Historical Literature - a detailed look at the history of natural preservation in the United States. More stories...

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The online Museum Collections Exhibit celebrates the establishment of Everglades National Park through a series of handsomely illustrated first day covers for the Everglades National Park three cent stamp. More collections...
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Find a diverse and up-to-date source of information on natural preservation at the South Florida Natural Resources Center (SFNRC) located deep within the Everglades National Park. More preservation...
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The Vincente Martinez adobe is located here at John Muir NHS. Vincente had a famous father. His name was Ygnacio Martinez. Not only is the town of Martinez named for him, he was the first commandant of the Presidio in San Francisco, and he was also what we would call the 3rd mayor of that city. "