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  • 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...
  • South Florida growers exceed pollution clean up goal, but standards questioned

    South Florida growers exceed pollution clean up goal, but standards questioned
    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...
  • Broward to dig deeper at Port

    Broward to dig deeper at Port
    The most expensive piece of real estate in Broward County must lie at the bottom of Port Everglades. That's where officials are going to spend $18 million to buy an extra foot of clearance for ships. Broward county commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday...
  • 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...
  • South Florida butterflies win federal protection

    South Florida butterflies win federal protection
    Two South Florida butterflies won federal protection as endangered species Monday, with wildlife managers planning to scorch their former habitats with fire to clear the way for the return of the plants they eat. The Bartram's scrub-hairstreak and...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Kayak tournament: Extreme Kayak Fishing has Summer Slam Part 2, the second of two offshore kayak fishing tournaments, Aug. 16 out of Pompano Beach. The angler catching the heaviest total weight wins $3,500. Second place awards $1,500 and a Hobie Outback...
  • Courthouse parking to drop dramatically

    Courthouse parking to drop dramatically
    Finding parking around the Broward County Courthouse can be like searching for a spot in South Beach, minus the glamor. But it soon may get easier — and less expensive. Broward County commissioners are poised to slash parking rates at the publicly...
  • Kayak anglers enjoy great offshore fishing

    Kayak anglers enjoy great offshore fishing
    The kayak fishing was world-class Saturday in Summer Slam Part 2 in Pompano Beach. The 108 kayaks that took off by the Pompano Fishing Pier came back with loads of kingfish, a big wahoo and an even bigger cobia. The cobia was a first for the Extreme...
  • Reservoir for Broward, Palm Beach water could cost less

    Reservoir for Broward, Palm Beach water could cost less
    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...
  • 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...
  • NOAA removing illegal lobster habitat in Keys

    Florida poachers can be pretty creative. The problem is that after the individuals are caught, the devices they used for their illegal efforts often continue to impact marine resources. That's why a team from NOAA Fisheries is now in the Keys searching...