Before 1947, when Marjory Stoneman Douglas named the Everglades a “river of grass,” most people considered the area a vast and worthless swamp. She brought the world’s attention to the need to preserve the Everglades as the unique and magnificent place that it is. It has now been 70 years since the first publication of >> READ MORE
From The St. Augustine Record. The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park and Marineland are featured in a new book released by Pineapple Press, “A New Guide to Old Florida Attractions: From Mermaids to Singing Towers.” The Alligator Park is Florida’s first alligator attraction. In the late 1800s, George Reddington and Felix Fire were conductor >> READ MORE
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