Tag Archives: Big Cypress

Podcast: Michael Grunwald on the Big Cypress Jetport and environmental awakenings in Florida politics

It’s our privilege this week on The Florida History Podcast, to be joined by Michael Grunwald, author of The Swamp and current writer for Politico Magazine. In this episode we discuss the political fight over the building of the Jetport and how it awakened environmentalism in Florida. This is the first of two holiday season […]

Hidden Florida: Audubon’s Corkscrew Sanctuary

Featuring 13,000 acres of conserved land, the Audubon Society’s Corkscrew Sanctuary has a unique combination of Everglades ecosystem swamp, cypress trees and lakes. It’s one of the hidden gems of Florida. All photos by Kartik Krishnaiyer