"About an inch long," she supposedly said of the piece.
Her book The River of Grass covered the historical and natural aspects of the Everglades and prosed that that the vast wetlands were not a swamp but a broad grassy river following into the Bay of the Ten Thousand Island. Anyone who has sat in a canoe surrounded by the enormity of the Everglades would have to agree.
They go on forever.
No matter man has wrought.
And I love THE EVERGLADES: RIVER OF GRASS by Marjory Stoneman Douglas.