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Everglades

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  • 'Yes, it was a bear' on Palm Beach County road

    'Yes, it was a bear' on Palm Beach County road
    Driving along Indiantown Road in western Palm Beach County last January, Nicole Verticchio saw an astonishing sight: A large black bear ambling east along the side of the road. "I'm from Pennsylvania and I didn't even know we had bears in Florida," she...
  • Canoe trail to close at Loxahatchee

    A canoe trail will be closed Tuesday at the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge to allow workers to remove non-native vegetation. The vegetation, which was not identified in a refuge press release, has made it difficult to paddle...
  • New hiking, biking trail opens in Palm Beach County

    The first 5 miles of a new hiking and biking trail being built in northern Palm Beach County is opening on Tuesday. The Pântano Trail is the third major trail being developed as part of the Northeast Everglades Natural Area, 165,000 acres of conserved...
  • Big Sugar building proposal raises Everglades restoration concerns

    Big Sugar building proposal raises Everglades restoration concerns
    Everglades restoration could get torpedoed by a sugar industry push to allow new neighborhoods and shopping centers on 43,000 acres of farmland south of Lake Okeechobee, according to environmental activists. Dozens of environmental advocacy...
  • 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. This multi-species time share is a tree island cultivated by scientists as part of a 10-year...
  • Thursday: Is Gov. Scott's environmental concern sincere?

    Thursday: Is Gov. Scott's environmental concern sincere?
          I don’t want to be cynical here. Just not my style. But I see where Gov. Rick Scott has unveiled a 10-year, $1 billion proposal to protect the environment. Ironically, this comes just a few months before the November election, at a...
  • Chan Lowe: The Everglades commemorative quarter

    Chan Lowe: The Everglades commemorative quarter
  • Florida travel calendar for August

    Florida travel calendar for August
    Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • Good chance of storms into this evening

    Good chance of storms into this evening
    Much of South Florida already has been pelted today with heavy rains, frequent lightning and gusty winds, the result of strong thunderstorms marching across the region. Some areas, such as Deerfield Beach, have seen minor street flooding. Expect a...
  • Gator on menu at Lone Cabbage

    Gator on menu at Lone Cabbage
    Occasionally, I'm embarrassed to admit that I've never visited one of Florida's must-see destinations. Until a week ago, that was the case with Lone Cabbage Fish Camp, a fishing outpost along the St. Johns River at the Brevard-Orange county line since...
  • A setting in search of some action

    A setting in search of some action
    'Haunted' By Randy Wayne White. Putnam, 356 pages, $26.95 Randy Wayne White has built a legacy exploring Florida's history and ecology. But an evocative look at Florida and its often ignored role in the Civil War can't make up for a lack of action in...