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Everglades

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  • In Audubon vs. Osceola, a good environmental deal

    A few months ago, Osceola County made a remarkably bad decision – something with the potential to foul the Everglades ecosystem and waste gobs of taxpayer dollars. But this week, the county did something even more remarkable … it fixed...
  • In Audubon vs. Osceola, the county does right by Everglades

    In Audubon vs. Osceola, the county does right by Everglades
    In today's Friday Files, I have some tips to help you vote in next week's primary. But first, we have a good-news update. Last spring, Osceola County made a remarkably bad decision to open up the headwaters of the Everglades to development. It had the...
  • 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...
  • Silent hunters, Everglades, and primaries: Letters

    Beware of silent hunters Regarding the article "Florida may allow more hunters to use silencers" in Thursday's Sentinel: I have to wonder, where is the common sense of these Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission decision makers? They claim...
  • State gets $2 million for conservation by selling Plantation land

    Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet on Tuesday quickly approved a proposal to sell 6.4 acres of vacant land in Plantation as part of an effort to bolster state funding for future land conservation. The sale of the land, owned by the state...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Good chance of storms into this evening

    Good chance of storms into this evening
    Much of South Florida already has been pelted today with heavy rains, frequent lightning and gusty winds, the result of strong thunderstorms marching across the region. Some areas, such as Deerfield Beach, have seen minor street flooding. Expect a...