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Climate of the everglades. The average temperature of the everglades ranges from 64 degrees (F)-84 degrees (F) The everglades is mild and pleasant during the winter with temperatures rarely reaching freezing during the summer the everglades is much warmer and has about a 90% humidity.

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Climate of the everglades

  • The average temperature of the everglades ranges from 64 degrees (F)-84 degrees (F)

  • The everglades is mild and pleasant during the winter with temperatures rarely reaching freezing

  • during the summer the everglades is much warmer and has about a 90% humidity


Climate of the everglades
Climate of the everglades

  • The rain is a very important part of the everglades without it the swamps and shallow arenas of the everglades water levels would fall greatly

  • During the hurricane season if a hurricanes and tropical storms may affect the area

  • The rainy season of the everglades is between June and October averaging about 60 inches of rainfall


Human impact on the everglades environment
Human impact on the Everglades environment

  • More then half of the original swamps have been destroyed for crops, grazing livestock, and building houses

  • There are 16 endangered and 6 threatened wildlife species


Everglades conservation
Everglades conservation

  • In 1905 when N. B. Broward was elected governor with his promise to drain every drop of water out of that “pestilence-ridden swamp”

  • In the 1980’s the environmentalists said the everglades was dying, even though in 1947 part of the everglades was named a national park

  • Now the U.S. army corps who supervised the draining and bulldozing in 1905 are now trying to save the everglades


Everglades conservation1
Everglades conservation

  • In 1992 Audubon started the biggest restoration project in the history of the world by not only trying to conserve the everglades but to restore some of what has been lost

  • The everglades has decreased in over 50% its size although the everglades national park has increased by 406,000 acres in attempt to help conserve what's left of the everglades


Illegal deer hunting
Illegal deer hunting

  • Hunting deer out of season

  • On a first offence $500 fines and 10 hours of community service and hunting license suspended for 3 years

  • On a second offence 120 days in jail 30 hours of community service fined 1,000 and hunting license revoked for life

  • The agency involved is the Florida fish and wildlife conservation commission (FWC)


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