Memorials for Those Who Have Died Tragically While Working in the Everglades to Protect It
Please read each name and honor each of them with a moment of silence.
Memorial posters are available for Craig, Scott, Steve, and Cristina.
July 8, 1905: Killed by bird poachers near Flamingo; jury ruled his killers acted in self defense.
Guy Bradley, 35, Audubon Game Warden
November 30, 1908: Killed in Charlotte Harbor; only his destroyed boat and other evidence were found.
Columbus MacLeod, 60, Audubon Game Warden
October 8, 1994: Airplane crash in Big Cypress National Preserve north of Alligator Alley while using telemetery to track panthers
Craig Johnson, 23, Biology Graduate Student
July 17, 1996: Airboat mishap while working alone on the Kissmissee River near Lake Okeechobee
Steve Martin, 43, Regional Biological Supervisor
January 23, 1997: Helicopter crash just north of the intersection of Highway 27 and Alligator Alley
July 23, 1998: Airboat mishap just south of Tamiami Trail
Cristina Menendez, 25, Biology Graduate Student
More InformationMore Dedications, Memorials, and Commemorations are available on the SOFIA website.
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Center for Coastal Geology|
This page is: http://sflwww.er.usgs.gov/sfrsf/memorials/index.html
Last updated: 15 January, 2013 @ 12:44 PM (HSH)