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Everglades

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  • Rising Lake O triggers more draining

    Rising Lake O triggers more draining
    Rising water levels are triggering more discharges of Lake Okeechobee water out to sea due to flood control threats, federal officials said Friday. The Army Corps of Engineers announced that it would boost the amount of Lake Okeechobee water drained into...
  • Commitments, flips make for wild ending to the week

    Commitments, flips make for wild ending to the week
    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...
  • Miami Beach angler captures World Cup

    A Miami Beach angler caught a 656-pound blue marlin late in the day Friday out of Kona, Hawaii, to win the 30th annual World Cup Blue Marlin Championship. The unique winner-take-all tournament has teams around the world fishing for eight hours for a blue...
  • Miramar summer camp aimed at at-risk kids

    The gym at New Renaissance Middle School in Miramar is bustling with activity — from pickup basketball games to video games and rounds of Monopoly. Welcome to the 5-0 Program Summer Camp, offered by the Miramar Police Department for children...
  • Policing sucrose is not panacea: Front Burner

    The sugar industry has been a significant part of Florida's proud history since before the American Revolution. Nearly 250 years later, the sugar industry now contributes $3.2 billion in economic activity and supports nearly 12,500 jobs in the...
  • South Florida fishing report

    Fishing report LAKE OKEECHOBEE Team Castrol pro Mike Surman and former Miami Dolphins linebacker Channing Crowder said they caught more than 100 bass throwing topwater lures around rockpiles on the main lake. EVERGLADES/FRESHWATER Although water...
  • Tamarac plans to build Everglades viewing platform

    Tamarac plans to build Everglades viewing platform
    From a perched platform in a park in Tamarac, you may be able to look west over the Sawgrass Expressway to view the Florida Everglades. The viewing platform, to be designed with a $25,000 grant, will allow guests to see "miles and miles of a river of...
  • Snook appear to have made full recovery in Everglades National Park

    Snook appear to have made full recovery in Everglades National Park
    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...
  • Ed Ellison wins South Florida Dolphin Challenge

    Ed Ellison wins South Florida Dolphin Challenge
    Ed Ellison had qualified three times before for the South Florida Dolphin Challenge, but he was never able to finish in the money in the tournament's one-day fish-off. This past Saturday, Ellison could do no wrong. Ellison, of Pembroke Pines, caught...
  • Have a say on banning 5 species of snake

    Does the U.S. need more green anacondas? A ban on imports of five species of large constricting snakes is being considered, in light of the havoc wrought by Burmese pythons in the Everglades. Imported for the exotic pet trade, they include the boa...
  • All need to act to stop loss of wood storks in the Everglades

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced last month the federal decision to reclassify the American wood stork from endangered to threatened status. This, she said, "demonstrates how the Endangered Species Act can be an effective tool to protect...