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Justin Riney is traveling the state to spread the word on the importance of conserving Florida's natural resources. His method of transportation — a stand up paddle board — is what draws the crowds. "My goal was to capture [the public's]...
PORT ST. JOHN — Competing with the high-pressure whine of natural gas surging through gleaming pipes, Florida Power & Light Co. executives on Wednesday dedicated their newest power plant: a monster overlooking the Indian River Lagoon that bolsters...
For the love of soccer This past Friday may be viewed in various ways when we look back at the history of the Orlando City Soccer Club. The mainstream media reported the funding hiccup for the proposed soccer stadium was a major setback. Let me put...
With only a week to go in this year's Legislative session, you have a lot at stake. We're talking about bills that affect everything from your wallet to your health. Let's run through some of them. Money for you. I want to start with some good news:...
For seven legislative sessions in a row, the pest control and fertilizer industries have tried to eliminate Florida's more than 50 local ordinances that put strict controls on lawn fertilizer pollution. In the past six years those industries failed...
Channel Guide Magazine“I realize there will come a point at which my searching must come to an end — once I've found every river monster and all the world's underwater mysteries are solved,” says biologist and extreme angler Jeremy Wade, host of Animal...
Postcards from FloridaOutdoor enthusiasts and art lovers can come together for a good cause Oct. 21-27 at Canaveral National Seashore in New Smyrna Beach. The third annual “Canaveral Seashore Plein Air Paint Out,” hosted by the Friends of Canaveral, is a fund-...
To lessen Lake Okeechobee flooding threats, the Army Corps of Engineers plans to more than double the amount of lake water being dumped out to sea. Concerns about the safety of the lake’s 70-year-old dike prompted the Army Corps on Sept. 19 to...
Beach Beat - Orlando SentinelHere's a fun environmental project, especially for those who love oysters. There is a workshop on Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to noon for people to make oyster mats, which are designed to help restore struggling oyster reefs. The workshop will be held at...
Beach Beat - Orlando SentinelOne notable environmental restoration project in this region is the rebuilding of oyster beds in Canaveral National Seashore and the Indian River Lagoon system. I wrote about the project a few years ago, which has worked well because at its core, it...
Sentinel Staff WriterOne of the most pleasing drives in Florida for Jim Thorsen is a nearly 60-mile stretch of State Road 40 between Ormond Beach and Silver Springs. The mostly two-lane road winds through the heart of the Ocala National Forest and offers motorists a view...
Florida's Scenic Highway program was started in the mid-1990s through the state Department of Transportation to recognize roadways that show Florida's history, culture and resources. Since then, 24 roadways have been designated as either scenic or...
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