Audubon – Restoring Cape Sable is a Win for the Everglades

Jerry Lorenz’s mind is often on Cape Sable. Stretching across roughly 80,000 acres, this southwestern edge of Everglades National Park sits between the Gulf of Mexico, Whitewater Bay, and Florida Bay, a mosaic of lakes and wetlands, waving grasses, and forests of mangroves. Exploring this federally-designated wilderness area is not for the faint of heart. “I…

10000 Birds – A Single Purple Gallinule

All birders love the Everglades. There are so few places on Earth where one can see thousands and thousands and thousands of wading birds on a single visit, their white and blue and pink bodies contrasting with the golden swishing of marsh grasses or the deep green of cypress swamps. Whenever I enter the boundaries…