More Money, More Hunters For Florida's Python Elimination ProgramThe South Florida Water Management District is expanding the program that has already eliminated more than 2,500 invasive pythons from Florida's Everglades at the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis.
2,000 Pythons Caught Under Florida's Python Elimination ProgramThe battle against the invasive Burmese python in Florida’s Everglades, reached a major milestone this week when the 2,000th python was captured by a Martin County man.
DeSantis Taps Four Appointees For Water Management BoardGov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday named four appointees to the nine-member South Florida Water Management District Governing Board, after he called last month for the prior board’s resignation.
DeSantis Cleans House At South Florida Water Management With 3 More ResignationsGovernor Ron DeSantis’s takeover of the South Florida Water Management District is now complete with three new resignations in the last 24 hours.
Two SFWMD Board Members Step Down Following DeSantis' Call For ResignationNew Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has made it clear that it’s a priority to improve the state’s environmental crisis.
Congressman Calls On SFWMD Members To ResignCongressman Brian Mast is calling on the nine-member South Florida Water Management District board to step down.
Homestead Man Captures Giant 17-Foot Python In Miami-DadeA massive snake was captured in South Florida earlier this week.
Python Hunter Catches Massive 17-Foot Python In EvergladesOne of South Florida’s most prolific snake hunters has set a new record for the longest snake caught as part of the South Florida Water Management District’s Python Elimination Program.
Python Hunter Captures Massive 16-Foot In Everglades Holy snakes! The South Florida Water Management District’s Python Elimination Program has netted two more giant pythons in less than a week.
Water Shortage Warning For 8M From Orlando To The KeysA water shortage warning has been issued to 8.1 million residents from Orlando to the Florida Keys.
South Florida Water Management District Prepares For Heavy RainfallWhile potential impacts to South Florida are unclear, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is getting the regional flood control system ready for potential heavy rainfall associated with a tropical wave in the Atlantic, approaching the Bahamas.
Heavy Rain, Seasonal High Tides Combine To Raise Potential For FloodWhat was once Tropical Storm Erika is no longer a threat to South Florida, but the possibility of flooding is still very real.
Canals Lowered Ahead Of Erika's ArrivalIn anticipation of the heavy rain that Tropical Storm Erika is forecast to drench us with, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has taken action to reduce flooding where possible.
Broward Prepares For Erika's Possible ImpactAs South Florida keeps an eye on Tropical Storm Erika's progress, one agency is preparing to move a lot of rain water fast if it comes our way.
Ready ‘Freddy’: Water Managers Prepare For Hurricane SeasonWith the official start of hurricane season just around the corner, the South Florida Water Management District Thursday conducted its annual “Hurricane Freddy” exercise as part of the agency’s emergency operations readiness for hurricane season.