Wilderness on the Edge: A History of Everglades National Park

by Robert W Blythe

Lower-resolution files for online reading/browsing:
Chapters 1-12, Preface, Table of contents
Chapters 13-28, Index, Bibliography, Appendices

High-resolution files for printing:
Table of contents
Chapter 1, The Everglades to the 1920s
Chapter 2, Early Conservation Efforts in the Everglades
Chapter 3, The Movement for a National Park in the Everglades
Chapter 4, The Long and Winding Road to Park Establishment
Chapter 5, First a Wildlife Refuge, Then a National Park
Chapter 6, Land Acquisition
Chapter 7, Developing the Park
Chapter 8, The Water Needs of a Wetland Park: From Establishment (1947) to Congress’s Water Guarantee (1970)
Chapter 9, Water Issues, 1970 to 1992: The Rise of Environmentalism and the Path to the Restudy of the C&SF Project (1970)
Chapter 10, Wilderness Values and Wilderness Designations
Chapter 11, Park Science
Chapter 12, Wildlife, Native Plants, and Endangered Species
Chapter 13, Marine Fisheries, Fisheries Management, and Florida Bay
Chapter 14, Control of Invasive Species and Native Pests
Chapter 15, Wildland Fire
Chapter 16, Hurricanes and Storms
Chapter 17, Archeological and Historic Resources
Chapter 18, Museum Collection, Library, and Records Management
Chapter 19, Relationships with Cultural Communities
Chapter 20, Interpretive and Educational Programs
Chapter 21, Resource and Visitor Protection
Chapter 22, Relationships with the Military
Chapter 23, Concessions and Special Park Uses
Chapter 24, Cooperating Associations, Friends Groups, Employee Groups, Volunteers, Youth Conservation Corps
Chapter 25, Special Events
Chapter 26, Organization, Budgets, Planning, Relationships with Other NPS Units
Chapter 27, Park Designations and International Relationships
Chapter 28, The Everglades Becomes a Test Case for Ecosystem Restoration: The Road to CERP

Commissioned by the National Park Service through its cooperative agreement with the Organization of American Historians