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Everglades

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  • Alligator hunt opens at Loxahatchee

    Alligator hunt opens at Loxahatchee
    Hunters headed out in boats on a stormy Friday evening for the first alligator hunt in the history of the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. "We're not leaving tonight with anything less than a 12-footer," said Bishop Wright Jr., of West Palm Beach,...
  • Everglades Foundation offers $10 million water pollution cleanup prize

    Everglades Foundation offers $10 million water pollution cleanup prize
    Everglades advocates are dangling a $10 million prize to motivate scientists and businesses to solve a water pollution problem plaguing South Florida. The Everglades Foundation on Monday unveiled a competition to find ways to remove excessive...
  • '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,...
  • Candy crush: Our Take

    Candy crush Records indicate Florida's governor, agriculture commissioner and an array of past, current and future state House speakers have quietly traveled to Texas to hunt at King Ranch on the tab of Big Sugar. The lawmakers might have bagged...