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Lake Okeechobee

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  • Everglades testing ground proves attractive to animals

    Everglades testing ground proves attractive to animals
    First, an alligator wallowed out room for a nest. Then a daring turtle moved in. And a deer even stopped by to nose around the growing Everglades oasis.
  • Strong bass catches at Lake Okeechobee

    Strong bass catches at Lake Okeechobee
    Tournament anglers at Lake Okeechobee had some nice bass catches over the weekend. Randy Norton and Joe Moran caught 19.07 pounds Sunday to win the Bass-N-Fools club tournament on the Big O out of Belle Glade. Tom Trapani and Brandon Rose were...

    Snail population boom threatens Everglades restoration

    Snail population boom threatens Everglades restoration
    A snail invasion that is helping feed endangered birds also threatens to sabotage costly Everglades restoration. Millions of South American apple snails overwhelmed a stormwater treatment area in Wellington and devoured pollution-filtering plants in...

    Thousands of homes out of proposed flood zones in Palm Beach County

    Thousands of homes out of proposed flood zones in Palm Beach County
    Thousands of Palm Beach County homes will be taken out of flood zone maps in a preliminary federal plan, county officials said. The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Friday evening posted the proposed maps for the county on the agency's new Flood...

    Outdoors notebook

    Mandich tournament: The seventh annual Mad Dog Mandich Offshore & Inshore Fishing Classic is Oct. 3-4 in Islamorada. The offshore entry fee is $450 and the inshore entry fee is $150 per angler for those who register by Sept. 26, a savings of $50. Proceeds...