It was possibly among the minimum documented records of the Florida Everglades, ahead of the Big Cypress National Preserve began a rigorous study in to the logging reputation for the spot. For just two years (intensively) and nearly 2 full decades (as an expert hobby) historian Cesar Becerra features amased 600 images regarding the Cypress Loggers of Southwest Florida. Come see both still and unusual moving images of the tale of how World War II virtually depleted the last of this Giant Cypress woods.
Learn about what the Saturday Evening Post in 1953 labeled as the “toughest and a lot of dangerous work in the us”….the logging associated with cypress in south Florida, therefore the conservation of this final known virgin cypress swamp which was to become Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. For almost two decades, Historian Cesar Becerra is hip deep in Cypress signing history amassing a collection of tales, research and photographs that now reside in the Unique Collections of Florida Overseas University.
There’s absolutely no extra cost beyond the regular entry of $14 per adult; nationwide Audubon customers with ID obtain $4 off per celebration of 2; $6 for students; $4 for children 6 to 18 years old, and complimentary for children under 6 and Friends of Corkscrew Members.