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A Bartram's hairstreak butterfly. (Photo source: National Park Service website)

Feds To Developer: Stop Planning Walmart In Rare Miami-Dade Forest

Federal officials warned a developer who plans on building a Walmart and other businesses on Miami-Dade land to stop planning construction of the mixed use development until a survey is done of the endangered wildlife on the property.

07/18/2014

(Source: Judd Patterson/National Park Service)

Largest Flock Of Wild Flamingos In Florida History Found In Palm Beach County

While it may not seem like a huge number, 147 is rather large when it comes to a flock of wild flamingos.

05/12/2014

(Source: Thinkstock)

Coral Gables Man Fined For Illegally Possessing Protected Birds

A Coral Gables man accused of illegally possessing 34 birds protected under migratory bird laws accepted a plea deal.

03/23/2014

Florida International University wants to use the land the Dade County Youth Fair currently calls home as they look to expand. (CBS4)

FIU Expansion Means Less Room For Annual Dade Youth Fair

Since the 1970’s, 86 acres next to Florida International University have been home to the Dade County Youth Fair and Expo, a tradition hundreds of thousands of South Florida families flock to every March.

CBS4–02/15/2012

"Harriet" begins drilling first of two tunnels under Biscayne Bay for the new Port of Miami Tunnel.  (Source: MAT CONCESSIONAIRE LLC)

Environmental Groups File Petition To Challenge Port Dredging

The dredging project at the Port of Miami may be hitting a roadblock.

CBS4–11/28/2011

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