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Everglades trip brings students into world of wetlands restoration


They camped beneath the stars, slugged through mud, slept in close proximity to some gators and returned home with a clearer understanding of the important role wetlands play in today’s conservation efforts.

A group of nearly 30 College of Coastal Georgia students benefited recently from the real-life learning experiences the college aims to offer. During a trip with their professors to the Everglades National Park in Florida, the students learned about wetlands restoration and the kinds of research being done to preserve these ecosystems.





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