Lyle McCandless

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Florida Panther Population Up to a Whopping 160; Everything Is Wonderful Now

    ​Hunters and environmentalists are clashing over a plan that would open the last unhunted section of Big Cypress National Preserve in the Everglades to hunting. Opponents argue that a man-made reduction in the white-tailed deer population would reduce a primary food source for the region's dwindli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    Tree-Huggers and Gun-Toters Trade Barbs in Meeting on Proposed Everglades Hunting

    Flickr: artur.pedziwilkReady, aim, fire! Deer in Big Cypress.​A room at the Weston Hyatt was split down the middle last night between hunters and environmentalists who offered two-minute commentaries on what action the Park Service should take regarding deer hunting in the 146,000-acre Big Cypress ... More >>

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Swamp Wars

    Beset by feds and environmentalists, the good ol' boys of Big Cypress National Preserve circle the buggies