Big Cypress National Preserve

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New Hunt For Oil In Florida Raises Environmental Concerns

Renewed hunts for oil in sensitive Florida ecosystems have environmental groups raising questions about the state’s regulation of the oil and gas industry.

07/25/2015

One of several fires burning in Big Cypress National Preserve. (Source: Cory Dutton, NPS)

South Florida’s Smoky, Hazy Skies Caused By Big Cypress Brush Fires

Smoke from several large fires burning in the Everglades is causing hazy conditions in South Florida.

CBS Miami–05/22/2015

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Almost 3M People Visited South Florida’s National Parks In 2014

Almost three million people visited South Florida’s national parks, generating over $231 million for the local economy last year, the National Park Service said.

04/25/2015

Florida panther (Source: FWC)

Ninth Panther Found Dead In Florida

Wildlife officials said the remains of a 1-year old Florida Panther on Saturday in Lee County.

03/07/2015

Florida Panther (Source: AP)

19th Florida Panther Dies After Vehicle Collision

Another Florida panther has been hit and killed by a car.

08/07/2014

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2.5 Million Visitors To National Parks In South Florida In 2013

A new National Park Service report says more than 2.5 million people visited the national parks in South Florida last year.

07/27/2014

A 2-year-old Florida panther is released into the wild by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on April 3, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida.  The panther and its sister had been raised at the White Oak Conservation Center since they were 5 months old. The FWC rescued the two panthers as kittens in September 2011 in northern Collier County after their mother was found dead. The panther is healthy and has grown to a size that should prepare him for life in the wild.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Endangered Florida Panther Found Dead In Collier County

Another Florida panther has been found dead in Big Cypress National Preserve.

07/18/2014

(Source:www.pennekamppark.com)

Top Cheap Holiday Escapes Near South Florida

Gobble up turkey under a bamboo canopy in the sand or hang your stocking from a palm tree dangling over the surf at one of these tropical South Florida destinations.

12/24/2013

Florida Panther (Source: AP)

$12K Reward Offered In Suspicious Panther Death

The Florida panther is one of the most endangered animals in the world, which is why state and federal wildlife officials are now offering a $12,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the suspicious death of an endangered Florida panther.

CBS Miami–12/19/2013

(Source: www.audubonoffloridanews.org)

Endangered Florida Panther Shot & Killed

An endangered Florida panther has been found dead of a suspected gunshot wound on federal land.
The panther was found dead Saturday in the Big Cypress National Preserve in Collier County.

CBS4–12/09/2013

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