The Everglades by Alex and Trevor F
The biggest freshwater marshes
Why is the everglades important?
The Everglades is a subtropical wetland with significant biodiversity importance due to the wide variety of purposes of the ecosystems in the wetlands that provide the habitat for wildlife, plants, micro organisms, and other animals. Although the Everglades was reduced in size during the early part of the 20th century to allow settlers to build homes and harvest crops, a lot of effort has been put forth to try and protect the remaining wetlands.It is hoe to the alligators.