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“Florida Untamed” To Take Viewers Into The Wild

South Florida is once again being featured in a new television series. This time, the action is all about the state of Florida and includes destinations all over the state.

04/26/2014

(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Man Pleads Guilty To Poaching Sea Turtle Eggs

A South Florida man has pleaded guilty to poaching more than 300 sea turtle eggs.

03/29/2014

Ft. Lauderdale Beach Flooding

South Florida Beaches Replenished After Hurricane Sandy Erosion

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it has replenished 5.1 miles of beaches in South Florida eroded by Hurricane Sandy.

03/17/2014

One Year Anniversary Of BP Oil Spill Approaches

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins In Florida

It’s that time of the year again. If you are planning a trip to the beach, be careful where you step. It’s sea turtle nesting season and State wildlife officials are hoping for another good turnout this year.

03/04/2014

Baby Sea Turtles.

Police Officer Rescues Baby Sea Turtles

All Florida police officers take a sworn oath to ‘serve and protect’, but one officer in Sarasota took it to a whole new level last weekend.

CBS Miami–08/07/2013

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Pool

Rescued Sea Turtles Make A Splash In Well-Known Waters

After months of care and recovery, a group of rescued sea turtles have gone home.

CBS Miami–07/17/2013

U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia, D-Fla., left, aided staff and volunteers from the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital as they released a rehabilitated loggerhead sea turtle into the ocean Saturday. Turtle Hospital founder Richie Moretti is at right and Kellie Yagel, third from right, is the Upper Keys resident who found the turtle. (Source: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Rep. Garcia Eases Rehabbed Sea Turtle Back Into Keys Waters

Lately, politicians have given us plenty to reasons to criticize them. Not today.

CBS4–04/06/2013

(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Nesting Sea Turtles Face Challenges

Storm surges from Superstorm Sandy and Tropical Storm Debbie last year combine with seasonal high tides caused erosion on many of the state’s beaches.

03/26/2013

A juvenile loggerhead sea turtle (Source: Tom Longo/Loggerhead Marinelife Center)

Loggerhead Who Ate Hook Leaves Turtle Hospital For Keys Waters

A loggerhead sea turtle was returned to the ocean off the Florida Keys Saturday after an angler’s baited hook it ingested was surgically removed.

CBS4–02/09/2013

A juvenile loggerhead sea turtle (Source: Tom Longo/Loggerhead Marinelife Center)

Cold-Stressed Sea Turtles Flown To Warm Fla. Waters

Cold and even hypothermic, four more sea turtles have been flown from New England to recover in balmy Florida.

CBS4–12/25/2012

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