A political stalemate in Congress has led to the first partial government shutdown in 17 years.
The Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas Park in the Keys are just a pair of Florida’s 11 national sites that will close if Congress can’t agree on funding the budget.
It’s day two of a prescribed burn in the Everglades. Thirty-one thousand acres of land are being burned in order to decrease the chance of wildfires.
Don’t panic if you see smoke billowing out west over the Everglades. There’s a prescribed burn taking place where 31,000 acres of land will be burned Tuesday and Wednesday.
There was a light haze and the smell of smoke in the air over parts of southwest Miami-Dade early Tuesday morning thanks to a small brush fire burning in the southern part of Everglades National Park.
One month after his disappearance during a camping trip, the family of an Oregon man missing in Everglades National Park still hopes he will be found safe.