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Everglades National Park

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$20M Grant Awarded To Everglades Restoration Project

There’s good news for the restoration of the Florida Everglades. A $20 million federal grant has been awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation to elevate a section of highway blocking the natural flow of water into Everglades National Park.

09/10/2014

Source: The U.S. Mint

New Florida Quarter To Feature The Everglades

The scene on the “tails” side of the quarter will feature a long-necked anhinga spreading its wings and a spoonbill wading in the background.

09/01/2014

(Source: www.theaterofthesea.com)

Top Day Trips For Under $100 In The South Florida

Because summertime travel is always in such high demand, it can be quite expensive. This “Best Of’ List offers options that will make for a fantastic and affordable day trip in the South Florida area.

08/27/2014

A butterfly is seen near the space shuttle Discovery at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Source: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

Two South Florida Butterflies Listed As Endangered Species

There is a new addition to the endangered species list from the state of Florida. Two butterflies found only in South Florida have been added to the endangered species list.

08/12/2014

Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park May No Longer Allow Commercial Fishing

“Plenty of fish in the sea” may not be the case around some South Florida waters, especially around a popular national park.

08/07/2014

Florida Spiny Lobster (Source: CBS4)

Lobster Mini-Season Begins At Midnight

Every year hundreds of boaters and divers take part in the popular two lobster mini-season. This year it runs from midnight Wednesday through midnight Thursday.

07/29/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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

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Explore The Best Campgrounds In America’s National Parks

If you’re planning a road trip to a new camping destination this summer, gas up. Here are a few of America’s best for you to explore.

06/30/2014

(Source: National Park Service)

Everglades National Park Gets New Interim Superintendent

-The National Park Service announced a new interim superintendent for Everglades National Park and he has a specialty in climate change.

06/07/2014

Reddish leaves belong to swamp bay trees that have been killed by laurel wilt disease. (Photo by: Ellen Allen, South Florida Water Management District,  May 16, 2014)

Tree-Killing Pest Destroying Everglades Canopy

Trees are dying in the Everglades at an alarming rate and scientists worry it will result in a major change for the ecosystem if it isn’t stopped.

05/19/2014

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