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Alternative Spring Break: Everglades

Through Northeastern’s Alter­na­tive Spring Break pro­gram, 11 North­eastern stu­dents vol­un­teered in Ever­glades National Park and Bis­cayne National Park in Florida, removing inva­sive species and restoring beach habitat for sea turtle nesting.

Photos by Casey Bayer.

  • Students arrive at the Everglades International Hostel.

  • Local coconut decorations at Robert Is Here fruit stand in Florida City.

  • Shark Valley at Everglades National Park.

  • Third-​​year stu­dents Claire Penney (left) and Maggie Poyant remove inva­sive species in the Florida Everglades.

  • Students on the boat heading to Elliot Key in Biscayne National Park.

  • Third-year student and co-leader Lindsay Weigel removes trash in Elliott Key in Bis­cayne National Park.

  • Students carry the trash off the island to be brought back to Biscayne National Park headquarters.

  • Alligators are everywhere in Shark Valley.

  • Taking in the wildlife at Royal Palm in Everglades National Park.

  • A group shot at the tower in Shark Valley.

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