Learning About the Everglades
Check out how fun learning about the Everglades can be! Below, you can find out where the Everglades are or investigate which plants and animals live in the Everglades. You can even Join Wayne Drop on his Journey to the Everglades! Please note the movies may take a few moments to load.
Click on the globe to play the Flash movie to find out where in the world the Everglades are!
Click on the map to the left to view and compare the Historic Flow, Current Flow and The Plan (CERP) Flow.
Learn about the principal features of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) in this Flash movie.
by linking to: Google Earth Download Google Earth for free at http://earth.google.com/.
Fly from space to your school or home, using satellite imagery. Then follow The Journey of Wayne Drop to the Everglades using Google Earth.
1) Click on Florida or search for Kissimmee, Florida and travel south through the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, following the Kissimmee River to Lake Okeechobee.
2) Head west on the Caloosahatchee River to the Gulf of Mexico, East on the St. Lucie River to the Atlantic Ocean, or south through the patchwork of farms in the Everglades Agricultural Area.
3) Continue south through the unique ridge and slough landscape of the Everglades, and follow the flow pattern southwest to the estuary of Florida Bay, where your journey ends.
Investigate what animals and plants are living in the Everglades.
Click here to play the Animal Scramble Game!
Have fun learning about the Everglades with these interactive online puzzles.
Contact for this page:
- Erica Robbins, USACE