U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

(Source: CBS4)

Plan Would Limit Swimming With Manatees At Florida Refuge

Federal wildlife officials want the public to voice their opinion on plans that would limit people from swimming among manatees at a Florida wildlife refuge.

08/08/2015

A butterfly is seen near the space shuttle Discovery at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Source: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: So. Florida Butterflies Unintended Victims Of Mosquito Control

Spraying insecticides may help control pesky mosquitoes, but South Florida’s butterflies may have become an unintended victim, according to a five-year study.

05/13/2015

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

Panther Crossing Installed Under Southwest Florida Road

As more and more panthers are being killed passing cars, authorities are hoping a new crossing under a southwest Florida road will keep cars from colliding with the big cats as they expand their range north.

03/14/2015

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

10th Florida Panther Dies After Vehicle Collision

For the second time in two days, an endangered Florida panther has been killed by a car.

CBS Miami–03/09/2015

Florida panther (Source: FWC)

Ninth Panther Found Dead In Florida

Wildlife officials said the remains of a 1-year old Florida Panther on Saturday in Lee County.

03/07/2015

A pelican is recuperating after its pouch was slashed and its wing was hacked off. (Source: cbs4)

Local Vet Rehabilitates Pelican, Amid Search For Culprits

A South Florida vet is helping rehabilitate a pelican found with his pouch slashed and his wing hacked off.

03/05/2015

A pelican is recuperating after its pouch was slashed and its wing was hacked off. (Courtesy: South Florida Veterinarian Don Harris )

Pelicans Turning Up With Slashed Pouches, Missing Wings

Florida Wildlife officials are searching for a person or people who slashed a number of pelicans’ pouches and hacked their wings off.

03/03/2015

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

Group Puts Pressure On UM Over Sale Of Rare Dade Forest

A growing group of protesters were outside the University of Miami (UM) Friday holding signs in hopes, what they say is a priceless piece of land, is preserved for future generations.

02/27/2015

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

Panther Killed On Collier Highway Adding To Record Death Toll

A Florida panther was found dead after being struck by a vehicle in Collier County.

12/18/2014

Whooping cranes being raised in captivity before being transferred to Louisiana are seen at the US Geological Survey's Patuxent Wildlife Research Center November 19, 2013 in Laurel, Maryland.  Patuxent Wildlife Research Center has been home to efforts to replenish the whooping crane population since 1967 when scientists used 12 eggs collected from the wild to raise the endangered bird in captivity. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ultralight Craft Helps Whooping Crane Migration

An ultralight aircraft has helped complete the annual winter migration of endangered whooping cranes to Florida.

12/11/2014

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