| 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-...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:31 PM
An $800 million Broward school bond proposal initially designed to fix old crumbling schools may also ease crowding in newer schools in the west.
The most expensive project on a proposed list released this weekend isn't a leaking roof, faulty air...
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:52 PM
So much for a slow Friday in July.
The area's recruiting scene was busy when a day that began with Everglades offensive lineman Richard Williams ended with Dwyer's Jarius Adams committing to Rutgers and Miramar's Herb Miller committing to Northern...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 5:20 AM
PAHOKEE, Fla. "They have better uniforms, newer cleats. They have twice as many kids on their team. They live in fancy homes, drive fancy cars. They're going to college, and their rich parents will pay for it all.
"You? All you have is heart and hustle....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:28 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott is touring the state this week to promote a new environmental plan he intends to push if voters give him a second term in office, including more spending on conservation and heftier fines for polluters.
The plan signals...
| 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 2, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The Nature Conservancy recently helped broker a deal in which the Walt Disney Co. will obtain carbon credits from the Bethlehem Authority, which owns sensitive woodlands surrounding the city's water supply in the Poconos. The deal provides the authority...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Having already picked up one local player this weekend, FIU got another when Palm Beach Gardens defensive end Milord Juste committed Sunday.
Juste becomes the second Broward and/or Palm Beach County-based player to commit to the Golden Panthers....
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:26 AM
FLAMINGO, Fla. - The fishing near Flamingo in Everglades National Park is so good these days you almost forget about the bloodthirsty insects descending on you and the cloying heat enveloping you the minute you get out of the car.
Snook fishing, in...
| Aug 16, 2014
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...