Everglades National Park
A 19-year-old woman from Lawrence, Kansas is being held in South Florida in federal custody and charged with first-degree murder in the death of a businessman whose home she shared.
The Florida Marina Patrol is keeping tabs on about 30 or so pilot whales, several of which have beached themselves, at the Gordon Pass in Naples.
A major Everglades restoration project is exceeding expectations after its first year of operations, according to environmental activists.
A new trolley system provides free transportation and free access to Everglades and Biscayne National parks.It’s the first of its kind nationally to offer public transportation to two national parks.
The Florida Everglades is known for its famous river of grass, unique wildlife and of course, those annoying and invasive Burmese pythons.
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.
The U.S. Coast Guard and Florida wildlife officials have wrapped up their efforts to help a pod of pilot whales which became stranded last week off Everglades National Park on the state’s southwest coast.
Wildlife experts were “cautiously hopeful” Thursday as dozens of short-finned pilot whales stranded Tuesday seemed to be heading back to home range in deeper waters. But after aerial observation, 20 of the whales were spotted moving closer toward shore, raising a red flag to experts.
The fate for the remaining live pilot whales seemed bleak Wednesday as the miles between them and their home-range of deeper waters had shallows and sand flats in-between—making it difficult to navigate. However, on Thursday, experts’ optimism boosted as 35 of the whales seem to be headed in the right direction.
Marine experts are trying to figure out what’s causing a pod of whales to beach themselves along Florida’s Southwest coast off Everglades National Park.