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Everglades Python Challenge Coming Back

Florida’s great snake hunt is coming back. The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission this week was presented with plans for a month-long public hunt starting in mid-January.

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Everglades Holiday Park CBS4 Promo Shoot

Rescuers Find Family Stuck In Everglades

Broward Sheriff’s Fire officials were busy this weekend, rescuing a stranded family and a woman in distress while out boating in the Everglades.

08/09/2015

Courtroom Gavel

Court Upholds Permits For Sugar Growers

An appeals court upheld decisions meant to allow sugar-cane growers to get permits, rejecting arguments the permits would not properly protect the Everglades.

08/08/2015

Python captured in Shark Valley on July 9th. (Courtesy: USGS)

Exclusive: Huge Python Captured At Shark Valley In Everglades National Park

A giant python captured at Shark Valley in Everglades National Park may be the second largest python ever caught in the State of Florida.

CBS Miami–07/28/2015

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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

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Request For Exploratory Oil Well West Of Miramar Sparks Debate

A Miami real estate company which owns 20,000 acres in the Everglades has filed an application with the state to build an exploratory well in southern Broward. But the move has sparked a fight with environmentalists.

07/13/2015

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Amendment 1 Supporters ‘Exploring Every Option’

Backers of a ballot initiative known as Amendment 1 contend lawmakers “ignored” the desires of voters by using a boost in environmental funding to cover the costs of daily state operations while setting aside too little for land buying.

06/16/2015

Members of the Florida House bow their heads in pr

Florida Legislators Reach Deal On Conservation Money

Environmental groups got a small win after Florida legislators reached a deal to set aside money to buy land for environmental projects – though it’s less than what the groups wanted.

06/14/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Differences Persist In Second Day Of Budget Negotiations

A second day of negotiations between House and Senate lawmakers over a spending plan for the budget year that begins July 1 seemed to highlight longstanding divisions between the two chambers even as legislators tried to come to agreement.

06/07/2015

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Environmentalists Optimistic Over Everglades Reservoir Money

Environmentalists will be pushing to get money from Florida lawmakers for a reservoir in the Everglades this upcoming special legislative session and they’re optimistic about getting it.

05/27/2015

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