Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area

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No trip to Florida is complete without a visit to one its most remarkable natural landmarks –the sawgrass marshes and trees islands of the Everglades ecosystem.

 

Sights




Share Your Visit

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Things to do

Visitors find excellent fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing, as well as miles of levees for hiking and bicycling. read more »

Wildlife

Expand your Florida wildlife list with a visit to this Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail site. read more »

Habitat and Management

These unique habitats are managed to balance the needs of wildlife with those of an expanding human population read more »

History

The habitats found here attract hunters, anglers and nature enthusiasts, as they have for hundreds of years. read more »

Planning Your Visit

This area spans portions of three counties lying west of Fort Lauderdale and Miami. read more »

 



FWC Facts:
The spatulate bill of the roseate spoonbill has sensitive nerve endings that help it detect prey, and the shape helps the bird move sediment and catch the prey.

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