| Jun 28, 2011
| 10:20 AM
Deerfield Beach plans to spend $450,000 to make lighting on the beach less harmful for sea turtles.
Artificial lights can disorient newly hatched sea turtles, drawing them inland where they become prey for birds or end up crushed in parking lots.
| May 24, 2011
| 12:23 PM
Back before the tourism tide started by Disney World, Central Florida was a vast land of varied native wildlife that could be found just minutes outside Orlando, sometimes even in Orlando. The good news is that you can still find a place not far away to...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 8:50 AM
Often called the "Nature Island," Dominica, a 29-mile by 16-mile independent nation, in the Windward Islands, is less frequented than others, like Barbados and St. Lucia, that also form part of that group of islands, but nonetheless, Dominica is a...
| Mar 3, 2011
Located in the southern half of the 236-mile Caribbean coastline of the Yucatan Peninsula in Quintana Roo, Mexico, approximately 100 miles south of Playa del Carmen and near the border with Belize, Costa Maya suffered extensive damages from Hurricane...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 7:21 AM
In his studio at Flagler Arts Space in Miami, Juan Travieso spends a great deal of time thinking about endangered species, including the spectacled bear, the Asiatic black bear, the Maui parrotbill and the yellow-headed...
| May 15, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Trout Lake Nature Center on the northern edge of Eustis is a 230-acre wildlife preserve dedicated to increasing environmental awareness and education in the Lake County community. The center has a 1,000-foot boardwalk extending into Trout Lake,...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 5:50 PM
Ski Rixen at Quiet Waters Park (photo by Beth Black)
BEST PLACE TO CABLE SKI AND WAKEBOARD
Ski Rixen at Quiet Waters Park
401 S. Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach, 954-429-0215, Skirixenusa.com
No boat is needed to wakeboard, water-ski or kneeboard at Ski...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 8:24 AM
Swamplandia! author Karen Russell
by Jake Cline
“Madness, as I understood it from books, meant a person who was open to the high, white whine of everything.”
— Ava Bigtree, in Swamplandia!
“Nobody can get to hell without...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 1:49 PM
Frisbee dogs at your event
14701 S.W. 199th Ave., Miami
BILLIE SWAMP SAFARI
30000 Gator Tail Trail,...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 4:28 PM
It's baby season at the Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge. The spate of afternoon storms and tree trimmings have produced an abundance of orphan baby animals, such as flying squirrels, possums, raccoons and a variety of birds. The storms often either...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 2:00 AM
This informative, helpful article, "The energy producing and saving home," is written by Ben Cuker, professor of marine and environmental science at Hampton University in Hampton, Va. His solar-powered home is on tour Oct. 1-2 for the Hampton Roads...