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  • Volunteers can help restore oyster beds at Brevard workshop

     
    One notable environmental restoration project in this region is the rebuilding of oyster beds in Canaveral National Seashore and the Indian River Lagoon system. I wrote about the project a few years ago, which has worked well because at its core, it...
  • Oyster mat making workshop in Brevard County on Wednesday

     
    Here's a fun environmental project, especially for those who love oysters. There is a workshop on Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to noon for people to make oyster mats, which are designed to help restore struggling oyster reefs. The workshop will be held at...
  • Canaveral Seashore Plein Air Paint Out set for October

     
    Outdoor enthusiasts and art lovers can come together for a good cause Oct. 21-27 at Canaveral National Seashore in New Smyrna Beach. The third annual “Canaveral Seashore Plein Air Paint Out,” hosted by the Friends of Canaveral, is a fund-...
  • Florida highways gain federal scenic status

    Florida highways gain federal scenic status
    One of the most pleasing drives in Florida for Jim Thorsen is a nearly 60-mile stretch of State Road 40 between Ormond Beach and Silver Springs. The mostly two-lane road winds through the heart of the Ocala National Forest and offers motorists a view...
  • South Florida Nature Centers

    You don't have to go far from home to find a little nature in South Florida. Here are some of the best nature centers and natural areas in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties. In addition to the places listed here, all state and national parks,...
  • Camping in the wilds of Florida

    Camping in the wilds of Florida
    If you're looking to really get away from it all, here are a few spots in the Florida wilderness. Inexperienced campers should find someone who has been there to accompany them. This type of camping isn't for solo beginners. Everglades National Park/...
  • 10 must-see places to visit in Florida

    10 must-see places to visit in Florida
    The state you're in is pretty amazing. People by the millions come every year from around the world to Florida for a slice of sunshine and a theme park thrill. There are lots of sights and activities that deserve your attention, too. Imagine all the...
  • FPL customers pay to keep manatees cozy — and alive

    FPL customers pay to keep manatees cozy — and alive
    COCOA — The biggest gathering of Florida manatees ever observed survived a deadly cold snap last winter by huddling in warm water discharged from a power plant on the Indian River Lagoon in Brevard County. The 1960s-era Florida Power & Light Co....
  • Update On Oil Spill Birds

    Update On Oil Spill Birds
    The first two oiled birds found after a massive oil spill in the Gulf have been cleaned, are now recovered and are ready for release. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will release the birds at 4 p.m. CDT Monday at Pelican Island National Wildlife...
  • Florida Scenic Highways

    Florida Scenic Highways
    Florida's Scenic Highway program was started in the mid-1990s through the state Department of Transportation to recognize roadways that show Florida's history, culture and resources. Since then, 24 roadways have been designated as either scenic or...
  • Gulf oil spill: National parks, fish & wildlife directors head to gulf

     
    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Sunday dispatched the head of the National Park Service, Jon Jarvis, to Mobile, Ala., and the acting head of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Rowan Gould, to Houma, La., to help with recovery efforts......