| Sep 8, 2014
Imagine a quiet Sunday afternoon at the beach interrupted by a hovering drone and camera. Sound far-fetched? Delray Beach Mayor Cary Glickstein is one of a growing number of local officials who don't think so. They wonder if laws are keeping pace with...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
It's time for another fabulous freebie free-for-all!
This weekend, get into museums and natonal parks for free, pocket a free Apple iPhone 6 models with trade-in through Tuesday, gas up in Coral Springs for $2.50 a gallon and...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 1:53 PM
The largest seven-year-apple tree in the United States has been confirmed at Biscayne National Park. The tree's fruits are not apples, and they don't take seven years to ripen.
But it is one of five champion trees, the largest of their species in the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Two South Florida butterflies won federal protection as endangered species Monday, with wildlife managers planning to scorch their former habitats with fire to clear the way for the return of the plants they eat.
The Bartram's scrub-hairstreak and...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Today’s “A Minute Away” video -- “Bathing bears, falling man, Naknek Lake, Alaska” -- comes from Katmai National Park, where bears spend the long days catching and gobbling salmon every July.
To reach one of the best...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Ten thousand acres of Everglades National Park will burn Tuesday, as the park attempts to destroy an infestation of plants from Asia and Africa that can kill native vegetation.
Unless bad weather forces a postponement, a helicopter will drop plastic...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Federal transportation officials are about to provide a $20 million grant for expansion of the Tamiami Trail bridge, a major project to allow fresh water to flow into Everglades National Park.
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., said the grant award will...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Maryland residents often take the history and beauty gracing the state for granted, but there’s always a new way to view the area that takes into account just how special a place it is to explore.
Take Baltimore, for instance. “It’s...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:17 AM
An Everglades restoration progress report released Tuesday identifies signs of success as well as a long, expensive to-do list to save Florida's fading River of Grass.
Florida and the federal government are in the midst of a decades-long, multibillion-...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 9:44 AM
South Florida's national parks do more than just provide homes for alligators, panthers and manatees. They brought $206 million into the economy and supported more than 2,700 jobs, according to a report released this week by the National Park Service....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Imagine a quiet Sunday afternoon at the beach interrupted by a hovering drone armed with a camera. Sound far-fetched? In Florida, Delray Beach Mayor Cary Glickstein is one of a growing number of local officials who don't think so. They wonder if laws...