Top Summer Backpacking Trips Near South FloridaSouth Florida is a land of unspoiled natural beauty which is best seen up close. Whether you choose to hike, bike or paddle through Florida’s wilderness areas, there’s no shortage of plant life, animal life and water life to add variety to your adventure. But be prepared, weather conditions range from daily afternoon thunderstorms in Everglades National Park to baking in the sun on the Florida Trail.
New Hunt For Oil In Florida Raises Environmental ConcernsRenewed hunts for oil in sensitive Florida ecosystems have environmental groups raising questions about the state's regulation of the oil and gas industry.
South Florida's Smoky, Hazy Skies Caused By Big Cypress Brush FiresSmoke from several large fires burning in the Everglades is causing hazy conditions in South Florida.
Almost 3M People Visited South Florida's National Parks In 2014Almost three million people visited South Florida's national parks, generating over $231 million for the local economy last year, the National Park Service said.
Ninth Panther Found Dead In FloridaWildlife officials said the remains of a 1-year old Florida Panther on Saturday in Lee County.
19th Florida Panther Dies After Vehicle CollisionAnother Florida panther has been hit and killed by a car.
2.5 Million Visitors To National Parks In South Florida In 2013A new National Park Service report says more than 2.5 million people visited the national parks in South Florida last year.
Endangered Florida Panther Found Dead In Collier CountyAnother Florida panther has been found dead in Big Cypress National Preserve.
Top Cheap Holiday Escapes Near South FloridaGobble 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.
$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.
Endangered Florida Panther Shot & KilledAn 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.
Top Spots For Off-Roading Near South FloridaHead inland to any one of these places and you'll have a great off-roading experience to brag about.

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