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Everglades

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  • Should Big Cypress get more protection?

    Should Big Cypress get more protection?
    The shadowy cypress swamps and wide-open prairies of the western Everglades offer some of the most untamed country in South Florida. But do they qualify for designation as wilderness, which carries the highest level of federal protection? The management...
  • South Florida growers exceed pollution clean up goal, but standards questioned

    South Florida growers exceed pollution clean up goal, but standards questioned
    South Florida sugar cane growers and other farmers once again met annual Everglades pollution reduction requirements, but environmental advocates say the state's standards aren't tough enough. Growers in the vast Everglades Agricultural Area south of...
  • Reservoir for Broward, Palm Beach water could cost less

    Reservoir for Broward, Palm Beach water could cost less
    A high-priced reservoir proposed to boost Broward and Palm Beach County drinking water supplies may cost the public less, but not be as big as once planned, according to an updated plan. Also, the water in the new reservoir could end up mingling with...
  • State gets $2 million for conservation by selling Plantation land

    Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet on Tuesday quickly approved a proposal to sell 6.4 acres of vacant land in Plantation as part of an effort to bolster state funding for future land conservation. The sale of the land, owned by the state...
  • S. Plantation High solar car races in Texas

    After driving more than 360 miles between Texas highways and laps around the Texas Motor Speedway, South Plantation High School Solar Knights' solar car racing team brought home third place in their division for the 2014 Solar Car Challenge. The...
  • Helicopter makes emergency landing in Everglades

    A helicopter pilot landed on a levee in Everglades Holiday Park on Saturday afternoon after briefly losing contact with an air-traffic-control tower, a fire-rescue official said. The pilot was in communication with North Perry General Aviation Airport...
  • 'Survivor': Winter Park brothers compete

    When Winter Park brothers Drew and Alec Christy compete on “Survivor,” they say viewers will see them as they really are. Drew, 25, is a model and says his “overdose of confidence” works for him. “In the game, I didn’...
  • Artists depict their monthlong stay in the Everglades through art

    Artists depict their monthlong stay in the Everglades through art
    Tales told by eight artists, who immersed themselves in nature, living alone in a cabin in the Everglades for a month, have come to life in the form of art. The artists' depictions of the protected land are now an exhibit called "Common Ground:...
  • Broward Football Poll (Week 4)

    1. Flanagan (4-0) Last week: d. Cypress Bay 33-10 This week: McArthur 2. St. Thomas Aquinas (2-1) Last week: d. Miramar 20-12 This week: at Nova 3. American Heritage (2-1) Last week: d. Chaminade-Madonna 35-7 This week: at Daytona Beach...
  • 'Common Ground' exhibit: Bat sounds and gator bones at FAU

    'Common Ground' exhibit: Bat sounds and gator bones at FAU
    To record the noise of bats in the Everglades, sound artist Gustavo Matamoros ventured out to the palmettos and pine trees of Long Pine Key at 3 a.m., an ultrasonic microphone in hand, and captured the sound of something he couldn't hear. The bats, who...
  • Wilton Manors man charged with possession of moonshine

    Sophisticated South Florida may be a far cry from the hills of Appalachia, where generations of tax-dodging moonshiners have made the region famous for homemade hooch. But there it was in a Wilton Manors home: a real-life still, a jug of white...