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Cover credit: Cover images courtesy of the South Florida Water Management District. From top to bottom: development along the eastern edge of the Everglades in western Miami-Dade County; satellite image of Water Conservation Areas 3A and 3B, taken April 1994; and inflow water control structure G337A at Stormwater Treatment Area 2.

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