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Postcards from FloridaIn honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., more than 100 of the country's national parks will offer free admission Jan. 15-17. Participating parks include Everglades National Park in Florida, (which typically charges $5-$10 admission) as well as: Grand Canyon....
WHAAP! It sounds like someone is cracking a bull-whip on the surface of the glassy water of a swimming pool. WHAAP! "Hear that?" asks Greg Allard, 60, the owner and tour guide of Southwest Florida EcoTours in Naples. Uh, yeah. "That's a gator hitting...
OutpostsAnglers may be prohibited from using outboard boat motors along a portion of the Florida Everglades in an attempt to save native seagrass. Everglades National Park has proposed banning the use of outboard motors in the Snake Bight section of......
GreenspaceAs the powerful Loop Current, a surge of warm water that circulates in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, moved north within 30 miles of the spill, scientists predicted that it would catch the the oil and sweep it around the......
GreenspaceInterior Secretary Ken Salazar on Sunday dispatched the head of the National Park Service, Jon Jarvis, to Mobile, Ala., and the acting head of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Rowan Gould, to Houma, La., to help with recovery efforts......
L.A. UnleashedNEW YORK — Federal officials want to keep nine kinds of constrictor snakes out of the United States, saying they belong to invasive species that pose the single biggest threat to the nation's environment. "This is the story of the......
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 21 - 27 in PDF format This week's TV Movies FASHION: Victor Rasuk, left, and Bryan Greenberg in a new episode of "How to Make It in America" at......
Postcards from Florida» Orlando Sentinel – Postcards from FloridaThe weather has been about picture-postcard perfect this week in Central Florida — at least today — which makes even a city slicker (moi) consider the notion of horseback riding as a fun Florida diversion. It was good timing, then, that I...
Animal Crazy» Orlando Sentinel – Animal CrazyI'm a sucker for vulture stories, ever since my college days at Florida Technological University, which morphed into University of Central Florida. In those early days, the university was trying to choose a mascot for its fledgling teams, and the campus...
South Florida Sun SentinelArmed with hooks, tongs and a snake bag, biologists at Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge spent Thursday learning how to catch Burmese pythons. Although none have been seen at Loxahatchee, the refuge's workers are getting prepared as part of a...
Tags: Everglades, Biology, Key Largo, Politics, Science
South Florida Sun-SentinelSeveral years ago, readers of this website voted on their favorite animal attractions. Here's what made the list. You can add your own views in the poll at left or by adding comments to each location's profile. 1. Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker...
Tags: Africa, Juno Beach, Coconut Creek, Animals, Key Biscayne
South Florida Sun-SentinelThe Seminoles are descendants of the Creek people, who lived in parts of modern day Alabama, Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas. In the mid-1700's, they established a settlement in present day Micanopy, where they flourished as cattlemen. Their first...
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