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Everglades

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  • Overturn Citizens United and get big money out of politics

    Who do our politicians represent — their constituents or big funders? Consider the U.S. Sugar Corp. Maybe you share U.S. Sugar's views about Florida's tax, agricultural and environmental policies; maybe you don't. But you didn't give over $650,000...
  • 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...
  • How sub-districts benefit the Panhandle, Class 1A, and other areas

    This chart illustrates how we would have formatted area FHSAA districts for the upcoming school year in sports with team brackets (basketball, baseball, softball, girls volleyball). The soccer setup would be similar. We believe the FHSAA can ease travel...
  • 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...
  • Florida gains with green policies taking root: Editorial

    Florida gains with green policies taking root: Editorial
    Environmental protection in Florida went into a deep freeze after the Great Recession pummeled the state's economy and voters then elected Gov. Rick "let's get to work" Scott. Funding for conservation programs took a nose dive, and environmental...
  • Scott's environmental plan could be superseded by Amendment 1

    Scott's environmental plan could be superseded by Amendment 1
    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...
  • Scott touts tax cuts, STEM funding at Orlando Science Center

    Scott touts tax cuts, STEM funding at Orlando Science Center
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott used the Orlando Science Center as a backdrop today to pitch permanent manufacturing tax cuts and increasing science, technology, engineering and math training. Scott's "Jobs for the Next Generation" statewide tour started...
  • Gator comes knocking at Coral Springs home

    Gator comes knocking at Coral Springs home
    Luann and Jorge Alonso have lived in their house on the fringe of the Everglades for 18 years. They've seen alligators — but they never imagined that a 9-footer would come to the front door. Luann Alonso awoke with a fright when a clacking "det,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Newsmaker Q&A: Josh Parrish, Nature Conservancy director of land conservation

    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...