Getting a first hand look at two areas of one of this nation’s most treasured natural resources, new Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is scheduled to take airboat tours of Everglades National Park and the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge.
U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Tuesday during a trip to the Everglades a new ban that will make it illegal to import Burmese pythons and three other non-native constrictor snakes.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will be in South Florida Tuesday to make an announcement regarding Everglades restoration.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar spent Thursday in South Florida to view progress of a vital part of the Everglades Restoration Project.
Some environmentalists expressed optimism Friday at a proposal by Gov. Rick Scott aimed at trying to resolve a years-long dispute over restoring the Everglades, despite the state’s assertion that it needs several more years to get the ecosystem clean.