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Ron Bergeron stands in chest-high water in the flooded Everglades (Source: CBS4)

Record Rainfall Could Threaten Everglades Wildlife

The Everglades, one of the world’s most unique and complex ecosystems, has had its fair share of droughts over the years. But after this year’s early-season record rainfall, there is a surplus of water that officials say could potentially drown wildlife.

07/31/2013

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Florida Lawmakers Wrap Up Work On Everglades Restoration Plan

An Everglades bill that was expected to cause controversy but ended up drawing little more than broad agreement unanimously passed the Senate on Thursday and headed to Gov. Rick Scott.

CBS Miami–05/03/2013

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Best Places For Airboat Rides

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Everglades during a thrilling airboat ride available at these locations. Gator Park Airboat Tours, Sawgrass Recreation Park, Everglades Holiday Park, Wooten’s Everglades Airboat Tour, and Coopertown Airboats.

08/15/2012

The Everglades as seen from above

Federal Report Shows Little Progress In Everglades

Despite recent restoration efforts, little progress has been made in restoring the Everglades and the fragile ecosystem continues to be degraded as projects with the greatest potential benefits are put off, a congressionally mandated report released Thursday found.

CBS4–06/21/2012

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VP Biden Visits Everglades Nat’l Park On S. Fla Stop

Vice President Joe Biden was back in South Florida Monday to visit the Everglades and tour a portion of Everglades National Park, according to the White House.

CBS4–04/23/2012

(CBS4) An alligator swims in the Everglades.

Aquatic Adventure: Amazing Everglades By Airboat

n this week’s edition of Aquatic Adventures, CBS4’s Jeff Beradelli takes you on an airboat ride in the Everglades.

CBS4–11/18/2011

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Feds Have New Plan To Save Upper Everglades

A new multi-million dollar plan to save more thousands of acres in the northern section of the Florida Everglades will be announced on Wednesday.

CBS4–09/07/2011