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Everglades

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • S. Plantation High solar car races in Texas

    After driving more than 360 miles between Texas highways and laps around the Texas Motor Speedway, South Plantation High School Solar Knights' solar car racing team brought home third place in their division for the 2014 Solar Car Challenge. The...
  • Helicopter makes emergency landing in Everglades

    A helicopter pilot landed on a levee in Everglades Holiday Park on Saturday afternoon after briefly losing contact with an air-traffic-control tower, a fire-rescue official said. The pilot was in communication with North Perry General Aviation Airport...
  • 'Survivor': Winter Park brothers compete

    When Winter Park brothers Drew and Alec Christy compete on “Survivor,” they say viewers will see them as they really are. Drew, 25, is a model and says his “overdose of confidence” works for him. “In the game, I didn’...
  • Artists depict their monthlong stay in the Everglades through art

    Artists depict their monthlong stay in the Everglades through art
    Tales told by eight artists, who immersed themselves in nature, living alone in a cabin in the Everglades for a month, have come to life in the form of art. The artists' depictions of the protected land are now an exhibit called "Common Ground:...
  • Broward Football Poll (Week 4)

    1. Flanagan (4-0) Last week: d. Cypress Bay 33-10 This week: McArthur 2. St. Thomas Aquinas (2-1) Last week: d. Miramar 20-12 This week: at Nova 3. American Heritage (2-1) Last week: d. Chaminade-Madonna 35-7 This week: at Daytona Beach...
  • 'Common Ground' exhibit: Bat sounds and gator bones at FAU

    'Common Ground' exhibit: Bat sounds and gator bones at FAU
    To record the noise of bats in the Everglades, sound artist Gustavo Matamoros ventured out to the palmettos and pine trees of Long Pine Key at 3 a.m., an ultrasonic microphone in hand, and captured the sound of something he couldn't hear. The bats, who...
  • Everglades Foundation offers $10 million water pollution cleanup prize

    Everglades Foundation offers $10 million water pollution cleanup prize
    Everglades advocates are dangling a $10 million prize to motivate scientists and businesses to solve a water pollution problem plaguing South Florida. The Everglades Foundation on Monday unveiled a competition to find ways to remove excessive...
  • Big Sugar building proposal raises Everglades restoration concerns

    Big Sugar building proposal raises Everglades restoration concerns
    Everglades restoration could get torpedoed by a sugar industry push to allow new neighborhoods and shopping centers on 43,000 acres of farmland south of Lake Okeechobee, according to environmental activists. Dozens of environmental advocacy...
  • Chan Lowe: The Everglades commemorative quarter

    Chan Lowe: The Everglades commemorative quarter