Florida Everglades

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2014

    Florida Python Ban Defended by U.S. Government in Federal Court Motion

    The United States Association of Reptile Keepers wants the government to lift the ban on bringing invasive snakes and reptiles into places like the Everglades. According to a lawsuit filed by The Keepers, the science behind banning people from introducing snakes into an ecosystem they absolutely do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2014

    25 Pilot Whales Found Dead in Florida; Officials Begin Necropsies

    Sadly, Florida has seen a lot of pilot whales wash ashore or beach themselves in the past couple of months. Last Sunday, 25 pilot whales were found dead off the shores of Kice Island, in the southwest part of the state. On Friday, a team of biologists began performing necropsies on the dead whales ... More >>

  • News

    October 31, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    Florida Community Trying to Keep Fracking and Drilling Away From Everglades

    The Dan A. Hughes Company, an independent oil and gas exploration company headquartered in Beeville, Texas, apparently owns the mineral rights to an onshore oil reserve known as the Sunniland Trend, which stretches from Ft. Myers to Miami. And they fully intend on fracking the crap out of it. Accor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2011

    Burmese Pythons Not Going Anywhere

    Courtesy, AP/Everglades Nat'l Park​At left, you'll find the single most interesting picture taken in Florida in the last five years. (Other than this one, I mean.) Pictured is a 13-foot Burmese Python which has bitten off more than it can chew -- except the python has dispensed with the biting, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Florida's Political Fiction Slightly Stranger Than Truth; No Dead Drag Queens... Yet

    ​It's true -- and strange -- that Gov. Charlie Crist was good friends with the man behind the most colossal fraud in Broward County history, Scott Rothstein. But Fort Lauderdale author E.J. Bellew (a nom de plume) imagines a scenario in which a character based on Crist is haunted by a romantic his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010


    Flickr: devilspotatoAn alligator at night in the Florida Everglades. ​

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010


    Flickr: MattShermanSunset in the Florida Everglades west of Broward.​

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009


    Flickr: 6914tmA roseate spoonbill in the Florida Everglades.​

  • Music

    February 12, 2009

    A Bowl of Chill

    Somehow, that island theme makes that bowl of nasty kava go down smooth. Almost.

  • News

    July 26, 2007

    Swamp Theme

    Everglades' old guard girds for county park fight

  • Calendar

    December 8, 2005
  • News

    June 23, 2005

    Attack of the Killer Weed

    Can a hardy little moth stop the fern that wants to eat the Everglades?

  • News

    February 24, 2005


    Magnificent Moths

  • Calendar

    December 25, 2003

    Studying the River of Grass

    Exhibit offers a history of Florida's wetlands

  • News

    July 31, 2003

    Paradise Crushed

    A lush idyllic chunk of the Everglades was transformed by bulldozers and a huge tree-eating juggernaut