| Jan 12, 2013
When it comes to bird-watching, or sighting other critters in the wild, I'm often reduced to acting like that annoying guy in the movie theater who doesn't understand what just happened in a big-budget spy thriller.
I'm the one leaning over the person...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 4:25 AM
Enjoy Everglades National Park for free on Monday, Jan. 21. The U.S. National Parks service is waiving entrance fees at parks in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. day.
There are lots of fun, free, things to do. Here are a few highlights:
| May 4, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Cycling enthusiasts have long dreamed of having a paved trail through the center of Florida that would give riders a continuous path from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico.
Now that vision may become reality.
The budget the Legislature passed...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Today was not a day for fair-weather beachgoers, with the 50 degree high today. The weekend forecast calls for much of the same, with lows in the 30s. Volusia beaches have been very quiet this past week, though beachgoers did get a few better weather...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:32 PM
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-...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:14 AM
Get in free at U.S. National Parks on Saturday, Sept. 29, as part of the park system's free entrance program. The park service is waiving fees to over 100 parks around the country to celebrate National Public Lands Day.
Parks on the Florida list:...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Florida's beaches are playgrounds for tourists and residents alike, with each stretch of sand offering a unique character. It all depends on what you're looking for: peace, a party? There is a different case to be made for most of the state's natural...
| May 20, 2012
| 5:44 AM
It's not a trip to the moon. It's not even manned spaceflight. But it is a rocket launch from Cape Canaveral, and it's not insignificant. So if you want a front-row seat to witness one giant leap for private business, then you'll want to make your way...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Drew Kesse is preparing for yet another ground search before the end of this year for his daughter, Jennifer, who vanished nearly seven years ago.
It will be the umpteenth time that Central Florida's forests and swamps are combed for clues about...
| Sep 16, 2010
| 4:32 PM
You may think that a shark attack victim would be the first toÂ advocateÂ hunting downÂ the predator, but a group of shark attack victims this week went to the United Nations to press for stronger conservation of the feared fish. The eight peopl...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 4:32 PM
More than 30 landscape artists will set up their easels and paintÂ at Canaveral National Seashore this week – a six-day event which celebrates the 35th anniversary of the park and aims to raise funds to build and maintain a childrenâ€™s â€...