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Everglades

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  • 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...
  • Fire in Everglades intended to kill non-native plants

    Fire in Everglades intended to kill non-native plants
    Ten thousand acres of Everglades National Park will burn Tuesday, as the park attempts to destroy an infestation of plants from Asia and Africa that can kill native vegetation. Unless bad weather forces a postponement, a helicopter will drop plastic...
  • Free entrance to Everglades National Park, Dry Tortugas on Monday

    Free entrance to Everglades National Park, Dry Tortugas on Monday
    Get free entrance to Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas on Monday. Entrance is free at all national parks to celebrate the 98th birthday of the U.S. Park Service. Entrance fees of $10 will be waived at the main entrance in Homestead and in...
  • Everglades report shows restoration progress, needs

    Everglades report shows restoration progress, needs
    An Everglades restoration progress report released Tuesday identifies signs of success as well as a long, expensive to-do list to save Florida's fading River of Grass. Florida and the federal government are in the midst of a decades-long, multibillion-...
  • Should Big Cypress get more protection?

    Should Big Cypress get more protection?
    The shadowy cypress swamps and wide-open prairies of the western Everglades offer some of the most untamed country in South Florida. But do they qualify for designation as wilderness, which carries the highest level of federal protection? The management...
  • 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...
  • Broward Football Standings (Sept. 29)

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || DISTRICT 11-8A || Dist. || All || || W-L || W-L || || Monarch || 2-0 || 4-0 || || South Plantation || 2-0 || 3-1 || || Coral Springs || 1-0 || 3-1 || || Douglas || 1-1 || 3-1 || || Taravella || 0-1 || 1-3 || || Deerfield...
  • Interest groups differ on Ag Reserve's future

    Interest groups differ on Ag Reserve's future
    A lot of talk led to little agreement Monday in the debate over whether to allow more large-scale development in Palm Beach County's Agricultural Reserve. Builders and owners of prime farmland want the county to ease development limitations in the...
  • Martin's commitment gives WVU another selling point to area recruits

    Martin's commitment gives WVU another selling point to area recruits
    Locking down a commitment from 2015 Dwyer receiver Tavares Martin on Wednesday did more for West Virginia than one might think. Martin's verbal gives the Mountaineers eight Broward and/or Palm Beach players commits. That ties Florida Atlantic for the...
  • From segregation to Save The Music

    From segregation to Save The Music
    LAKE WORTH Willie Pyfrom has little patience for the politicians who want to rid classrooms of music. At 78, he has taught band in Palm Beach County classrooms for 54 years. And he points to what he has produced, from some of the poorest communities...