The abstract of an essay on the history of the management of the Everglades, The Everglades: Evolution of Management in a Turbulent Ecosystem, by Stephen Light, Lance Gunderson and C.S. Holling is also available. This fuller exploration of the issues surrounding the management of regional ecosystems can be found in the book Barriers & Bridges to the Renewal of Ecosystems and Institutions.
Back to the Everglades by Norman Boucher is a recent article from the Technology Review.
A variety of US federal and state agencies are involved in managing the Everglades. They include the Florida Water Management Districts, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and the Florida Office of Ecosystem Management.
Various environmental groups have published information about the Everglades. These groups include the Wilderness Society, the Sierra Club and the South Florida Environmental Reader.
Everglades National Park and Big Cypress National Preserve are two of the National Parks in the Everglades Ecosystem.
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