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John Ogden, prominent Everglades scientist, dies at 73

Chris Custer

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John Ogden, one of the world’s leading authorities on wading birds and a scientist who fought for and shaped Everglades restoration plans, died at 73. The long-time Redlands resident dedicated nearly 40 years to the Everglades, with a five-year stint out west to help rescue the endangered condor. Ogden worked for Audubon, Everglades National Park and South Florida Water Management district, co-authored a book considered the bible on Everglades science, inspired other scientists and influenced politicians.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/04/04/2732099/john-ogden-prominent-everglades.html?story_link=email_msg#storylink=cpy

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