Everglades, Dry Tortugas NPs signifcantly damaged by Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma left a massive footprint across the Florida Everglades.

From Florida Bay to Shark River, signs of the Category 4 hurricane could be seen in vast mats of floating dead seagrass, mangroves stripped of their leaves, and rafts of seaweed pushed far ashore. Along the northwest side of Cape Sable, where the powerful hurricane’s storm surge hit hardest, a newly widened beach stretches toward the wetlands.

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Fort Pulaski NMon closed after Irma flooding

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