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South Florida Water Management District

(Source: CBS4)

Everglades Park Going Ahead With Planned Burn

Residents and drivers in southern Miami-Dade may get a whiff of smoke in the air on Tuesday. Not to worry.

02/18/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Burn Planned Tuesday In Everglades National Park

Residents and drivers in southern Miami-Dade may get a whiff of smoke in the air on Tuesday. Not to worry.

02/10/2014

Everglades National Park (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Advocates Say Canal Project Improving Florida Bay

A major Everglades restoration project is exceeding expectations after its first year of operations, according to environmental activists.

01/18/2014

Heavy rain created high-water conditions in portions of the Everglades. (Source: CBS4)

Gap Cut Into Old Tamiami Trail To Boost Water Flow

Another step has been taken to increase the flow of water into Everglades National Park.

CBS Miami–09/04/2013

Lake Okeechobee

Corps To Continue Lake Okeechobee Water Releases

Heavy rains have soaked South Florida at an above-average rate for the past couple months and Lake Okeechobee, a usually shallow lake, has swelled to almost 16-feet.

08/08/2013

Everglades National Park

Everglades Overflowing From Wetter Wet Season

Drought conditions will not worry tourists wanting to go sight-seeing on airboats at Everglades Holiday Park.

CBS4–07/26/2013

The annual Hyatt family Christmas display is dividing the neighborhood. (CBS4)

Plantation Neighborhood At Odds Over Christmas Display…In May

Although the holidays are months away, a Christmas battle is brewing in a quiet Plantation Acres neighborhood and it’s driving a wedge between neighbors.

CBS4–05/13/2013

The Everglades

House Panel Approves Everglades Plan Amid Cost Arguments

A House panel unanimously approved a bill to update the restoration plan for the Everglades over the objections of environmental groups Thursday, setting the stage for what could be a complicated battle over the next phase of repairs for the “River of Grass.”

CBS4–03/08/2013

Everglades National Park (Source nationalparkservice.org)

Officials Hope Canal Project Improves Florida Bay

There’s a major move Friday to improve the health of the ailing Florida Bay.

CBS4–01/11/2013

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S. Fla. Water Management District Working To Avoid Flooding

The South Florida Water Management District has been hard at work in an effort to prevent any severe flooding caused by heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Isaac.

CBS4–08/25/2012

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