By the 1980s, it was clear Florida's effort to bring nature to heel was damaging the very things that drew people to the state in the first place- clear waters, rich soil and the largest lake in the southeast. To reverse course, Florida unrolled an ambitious plan to restore the Everglades and reconnect the river of grass. But that grand bargain came at a cost.
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