Travel to the Everglades National Park in Florida – Episode 86

categories: USA Travel

The Amateur Traveler talks to Heidi about a college course set inn the Everglades, learn about crocodiles, alligators, birds or all kind, mangrove swamps and feral pythons.

Would you hike (wade) through the swamp like Heidi did?


click here to download (mp3)
click here to download (iTunes enhanced)


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Show Notes

Photos of the Everglades

More about the “Ecology of Unique Environments” course
Everglades Nat’l Park
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Fakahatchee Strand- Florida State Park- Ranger Programs (Swamp Tours)
The Everglades Restoration Plan -CERP
Friends of the Everglades
Salt Tolerant Plants
Marsh Rabbit
Telling a crocodile from a alligator

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by Chris Christensen

Chris Christensen is the creator of the Amateur Traveler blog and podcast. He has been a travel creator since 2005 and has won awards including being named the "Best Independent Travel Journalist" by Travel+Leisure Magazine.

2 Responses to “Travel to the Everglades National Park in Florida – Episode 86”

Andrew Dye



Love the show, and listen avidly every week. However, the links to this week’s show (Everglades) both point to the .MLA file. Not being an iPodder myself, I use the .MP3 version.

If you can update the .MP3 link, that would be great!

Melbourne (Australia)



Oops, sorry about that. Thanks for pointing that out Andrew

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