| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:14 AM
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’...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:46 PM
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:...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:02 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:43 AM
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...
| 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...
| May 4, 2014
"Drivers, start your engines" is a phrase usually followed by the loud explosion of combustion engines roaring to life in any average car race. But for South Plantation High School's Solar Knights, the sound is instead the whine of electric engines.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 1:20 PM
For more than 50 years, Clyde Butcher has been preserving Florida's most undisturbed landscapes, including the Everglades, with black and white film. Internationally acclaimed for his photographs and passion for preservation, Butcher will showcase 36...
| 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-...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:40 AM
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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:27 PM
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...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:46 AM
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...