Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Registration For The 2020 Python ChallengeFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis announced Thursday the opening of registration for the 2020 Python Challenge, where participants will compete for the biggest, most Burmese pythons caught.
Permit Issued For Florida Everglades Road ProjectThe state has issued a permit to remove a 5.45-mile section of roadbed along the Tamiami Trail that is considered an impediment to the natural flow of water through the Everglades.
Lease End Could Help Florida Everglades Reservoir PlanThe sugar grower Florida Crystals has agreed to the early end of a controversial lease on land south of Lake Okeechobee that is envisioned for a stormwater-treatment area linked to a new reservoir.
Gov. DeSantis To Expand Efforts On Eliminating Pythons From Florida EvergladesPythons have been terrorizing South Florida for several years, but Gov. Ron DeSantis' announcement on Wednesday could help crack down on the invasive species.
Florida Forest Service: Late Afternoon Storm Doused Much Of Sawgrass Fire In EvergladesA brush fire called the Sawgrass Fire continued to rage through the Everglades on the edge of western Broward County throughout much of Tuesday but a late afternoon storm, which packed strong winds and rain provided a benefit to firefighters.
Fire Breaks Out In Florida EvergladesThe Florida Forest Service reports that 10,000 acres have burned so far.
Trump Says He'll Push For $200 Million For Everglades WorkThe president has his eye on helping a part of the country near and dear to his heart.
Senator Marco Rubio Says Donald Trump Did Not Betray Florida On Everglades FundingFor the third year in a row, President Donald Trump has cut federal funding for Everglades restoration in his budget, from $200 million to $63 million.
Florida Man Cuts Tracking Device, Disappears In EvergladesThe Florida Everglades are a place that few people choose to journey into.
Florida Senate Fracking Bill Draws CriticismIncreased protections for the Everglades could be added to a controversial measure that would ban the oil- and gas-drilling technique known as fracking.
Facing South Florida: Michael Grunwald Discusses Role Of Environment In 2018 ElectionThis week on Facing South Florida, host Jim DeFede is joined by Michael Grunwald, a longtime Florida writer who now works for Politico magazine.
DeSantis Visits Everglades, Says He'd "Be A Fool Not To Consider" Climate Change An IssueIn the race for Florida’s next Governor, Republican nominee Ron DeSantis took his campaign into the Everglades.
Facing South Florida: The Everglades- Where Politics, Money and Race CollideFacing South Florida host Jim DeFede and his guests discuss his 60-minute documentary on the toxic blue green algae crisis that his southeast Florida in spring of 2016.
US Rep. Wants To Speed Up Lake Okeechobee Reservoir ProjectA billion dollar reservoir project could be on the way to help Florida’s biggest lake and the Everglades.
Python Hunter On Wildlife: 'Everything Is Slowly But Surely Disappearing'Snake hunters are being paid $8.10 an hour to find invasive Burmese pythons in the Everglades, but Brian Hargrove says he'd work for free.