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  • House bill provides millions for Everglades, Indian River Lagoon

    An appropriations bill passed by the U.S. House late Thursday would provide $65.5 million for Everglades restoration, including $38 million to restore the polluted Indian River Lagoon.
  • Florida gets $2 million to conserve lands

    Florida received $2 million of federal land conservation money on Tuesday to help protect wilderness areas, create parks and shelter public spaces from urban development while preserving the natural environment. The announcement came in advance of a...

    Numbers indicate endangered bird rebounding

    Numbers indicate endangered bird rebounding
    Life is getting better for the Goldilocks of the Everglades. After years of droughts pushing water levels too low or floods pushing water levels too high, more recent conditions have been just right for the ever-sensitive bird of prey known as the...

    Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 7/6 log (updated Saturday PM with NASCAR update)

    6 a.m.    Fishing: Bassfest at Chickamauga Lake (d.).--ESPN2 6 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 2 (York to Sheffield, England).--NBCSN 7:30 a.m.    Golf: French Open final round (in Paris).--Golf 9 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (primarily men’s...

    Wood stork's 'threatened' status causes controversy

    The nation's premier advocate for wild birds supported authorities when they eased protections for bald eagles and other species in past years. But the move last month by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to downgrade safeguards for wood storks,...