$20M Grant Awarded To Everglades Restoration ProjectThere's good news for the restoration of the Florida Everglades. A $20 million federal grant has been awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation to elevate a section of highway blocking the natural flow of water into Everglades National Park.
New Florida Quarter To Feature The Everglades The scene on the “tails” side of the quarter will feature a long-necked anhinga spreading its wings and a spoonbill wading in the background.
Top Day Trips For Under $100 In The South FloridaBecause summertime travel is always in such high demand, it can be quite expensive. This "Best Of' List offers options that will make for a fantastic and affordable day trip in the South Florida area.
Two South Florida Butterflies Listed As Endangered SpeciesThere is a new addition to the endangered species list from the state of Florida. Two butterflies found only in South Florida have been added to the endangered species list.
Biscayne National Park May No Longer Allow Commercial Fishing “Plenty of fish in the sea” may not be the case around some South Florida waters, especially around a popular national park.
Lobster Mini-Season Begins At Midnight Every year hundreds of boaters and divers take part in the popular two lobster mini-season. This year it runs from midnight Wednesday through midnight Thursday.
2.5 Million Visitors To National Parks In South Florida In 2013A new National Park Service report says more than 2.5 million people visited the national parks in South Florida last year.
Explore The Best Campgrounds In America's National ParksIf you’re planning a road trip to a new camping destination this summer, gas up. Here are a few of America’s best for you to explore.
Everglades National Park Gets New Interim Superintendent -The National Park Service announced a new interim superintendent for Everglades National Park and he has a specialty in climate change.
Tree-Killing Pest Destroying Everglades Canopy Trees are dying in the Everglades at an alarming rate and scientists worry it will result in a major change for the ecosystem if it isn’t stopped.
Funding Issue Resolved For Everglades Restoration ProjectsA pair of Everglades restoration projects, stalled due to a funding stalemate, will now move forward.
State Officials Approve Everglades Restoration PlanThe process to get federal funding for the Everglades restoration projects is underway after the state agency which oversees those projects approved the $1.9 billion plan.
Prescribed Burn Scheduled For Everglades National ParkEverglades National Park will conduct a prescribed burn on Monday morning.
Acting Supervisor Takes Over At Everglades National ParkMonday was the first day on the job for the new acting superintendent of Everglades and Dry Tortugas national parks. Shawn Benge will lead the parks for 90 days.
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