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  • Latest 'Discover Colchester' walk focuses on Cohen Woodlands

    The Colchester Land Trust and Garden Club teamed up on Sunday, Sept. 7, to present the planned new butterfly gardens and to introduce improved trails on the former property of the late state Rep. Rubin Cohen and his wife, Elizabeth Johnston Cohen. Two...
  • Florida travel calendar for March

    Florida travel calendar for March
    Check out festivals and events in March across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Feb. 1 -March 9: Bands Brew and BBQ...
  • After years buried in Everglades, another warplane mystery solved

    After years buried in Everglades, another warplane mystery solved
    Hidden in the dense sawgrass or buried in the deep muck of the Everglades are the mysterious wrecks of numerous aircraft. Some were drug planes that fled federal agents, others were private aircraft that ran into trouble or vintage warplanes that...
  • South Florida's 11 best public golf courses

    South Florida's 11 best public golf courses
    This is part one of a five-part series: Top 55 places to go in Southeast Florida.   One of the perks of retirement — make that a big perk — is taking time to play as much golf as you can fit into your schedule. And Southeast Florida...
  • University School of NSU takes new approach with 'Shrek: The Musical'

    In most fairy tales, characters simply wait for miracles to happen. Some characters fight dragons, befriend talking donkeys while others set up camp at a private swamp. One thing is for sure, Shrek The Musical performed commendably by the students of...
  • A Nature Preserve Where Passenger Pigeons Once Roosted

    A trail winds up the side of a glacial esker to a high point known as Pigeon Hill – a place where the ghosts of a long-extinct species still seem to haunt the forest. High on this rise in the woods of Bristol's Harry C. Barnes Nature Preserve,...
  • Wetland contamination can be predicted in oil boom states, study finds

    Wetland contamination can be predicted in oil boom states, study finds
    WASHINGTON – Federal scientists have developed a system that could help prevent some contamination of wetlands and groundwater from oil development in the booming Williston Basin in Montana and North Dakota, according to a new study. Along with...
  • Boardwalk is going nowhere

    Boardwalk is going nowhere
    On a recent sunny afternoon, nature was buzzing around a section of the newly revitalized area of Fairview Park. Birds and other wildlife were all around, sounding off in the trees, ponds and thick brush beyond the manicured walking trails of the park's...
  • Everglades pizza? Python, alligator, frog legs and more on a pie

    Everglades pizza? Python, alligator, frog legs and more on a pie
    The possibilities for topping a pizza are endless. I bet you thought a meat lover's pizza with pineapples, anchovies and clams sounded pretty adventurous. But if you stop into Evan's Neighborhood Pizza in Fort Myers, Fla., you can even ask for a python. ...
  • Man-made wetlands at Fairview Park aid in firefighting effort

    Man-made wetlands at Fairview Park aid in firefighting effort
    Costa Mesa didn't envision a helicopter guzzling more than 8,000 gallons of water from the carefully engineered lakes it christened last year as part of 37 arces of man-made wetlands in Fairview Park, Public Services Director Ernesto Munoz said. But...
  • Volunteers help clean up Fort McHenry Wetland while organizers talk Chesapeake restoration

    Volunteers help clean up Fort McHenry Wetland while organizers talk Chesapeake restoration
    Discarded bottles, empty bags of chips and errant playground balls littered the shoreline of the Fort McHenry Wetland, a 7.5-acre hub of biodiversity home to hundreds of plant and animal species. "Anything that floats ends up downstream," said Laura...