Everglades National Park

South Florida bird poachers who snared more than 400 songbirds are sentenced to prison

Three South Florida men who made up half of a sophisticated bird-smuggling operation will spend between six and 15 months in prison, U.S. Attorney …

Florida

URGENT

Add your name to help Audubon push Congress to include the critical EAA Reservoir in the final 2018 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA)!

Water

Who is 'Ben Bilemy?' Florida police try to uncover identity of mystery hiker found dead near Everglades

He goes by the alias of “Ben Bilemy” -- but who is he really?<p>Florida police trying to figure out the identity of a hiker who was found dead inside his tent at a campsite near the Everglades on July 23 say weeks later, they still don’t know his real name.<p>The mystery hiker used the “Ben Bilemy” alias …

Florida

Understated Weekend Luxury in Naples, Florida

Looking for the ultimate weekend getaway? Check out the unpretentious, low-key destination of Naples, Florida. The 22,000 residences have been voted …

Florida

Are Pollutants Giving a 'Booster Shot' to Fla. Red Tide?

Florida is dealing with a toxic red tide that is killing vast numbers of fish and other wildlife on the Gulf Coast.<p>NBC News reports that, while the …

Gulf Coast

Restoration Plans Must Maximize Freshwater Flow to Everglades National Park, Florida Bay

Florida Bay advocates are calling on government agencies to develop alternatives that maximize the amount of freshwater flowing into Everglades …

Florida

State regulators latest to raise flags over Miami-Dade’s 836 highway extension

State water managers and environmental regulators are raising red flags over Miami-Dade County’s plan to extend the Dolphin Expressway across …

Urban Design

Everglades University

Everglades University ranks #605 in MONEY’s 2018-19 Best Colleges ranking. Learn more including info on tuition, acceptance rates, and more.<p>student …

College & University

USC Lacrosse Freshman Erin Bakes Named to U.S. U19 Training Team - University of Southern California

Incoming USC lacrosse attacker Erin Bakes (Miami, Fla./Ransom Everglades HS) was one of 36 players selected to the training team for the 2019 U.S. …

Southern California

Zoo Miami

One of the best zoos in the country and the world! Zoo Miami today occupies almost 750 acres, and is home to more than 3,000 animals representing …

Museums

Everglades National Park: Into the wild

Large alligators, colourful little snails and everything in between make the Everglades National Park in Florida a must-visit for wilderness lovers. …

National Parks

Audubon Scientists and Experts Available for Interviews on Red Tide & Algae Bloom Impacts to Florida Coasts

<b>MEDIA ADVISORY</b><br>For Immediate Release <b><br>Contact:</b> Sean Cooley, Communications Manager, (850) 999-1030, scooley@audubon.org <b><br>Twitter:</b> @AudubonFL <br>MIAMI (August …

Florida

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This is because it was content that was published as part of a commercial deal and funded by an advertiser.<p>It is Guardian News and Media policy to take down advertiser content at the end of these deals.<p>Click here for more on our commercial content guidelines.<p>If you want to contact someone about the …

Australia

The 15 Most Incredible Bike Trails in the U.S.

<b>5. Shark Valley Trail,</b> Everglades National Park<p><b><br>Location:</b> Miami, FL <b><br>Distance:</b> 15 miles (round-trip) <b><br>Terrain:</b> Road <b><br>Level:</b> Beginner<br>When you think of …

Hiking

Malarkey Meter vets claims by Putnam, Greene and Grayson

It’s campaign season, which means it’s time to dust off the Malarkey Meter to vet the dubious claims, nasty accusations and outright lies that fill …

Florida

Coast Guard Intercepts More Than 7 Tons Of Cocaine From Cartels Threatening ‘National And Border Security’

7:39 PM 08/09/2018<p>Four U.S. Coast Guard vessels returned to port in Florida with more than seven tons of cocaine Thursday following a mission in the …

Coast Guard

Audubon Advocates and Partners Save the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge

After a long campaign by Audubon Florida and partners, the South Florida Water Management District entered into a new lease agreement on the Arthur …

Wildlife

Gator Gets Broom "Massage" At Everglades Holiday Park

Aug 10, 2018<p>Here's one way to apparently make friends with an alligator ... give him a relaxing back scrub!<p>Everglades Holiday Park recently shared a …

Everglades

Coast Guard offloads more than 7 tons of seized cocaine in Port Everglades

More than 7 tons of cocaine seized in international waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean from early June to mid-July was offloaded by the crew of the …

Coast Guard

Red Tide Update From Captain Mike Anderson

Aug 10, 2018<p>Host of Reel Animals Saturday on 970 WFLA, Captain Mike Anderson gives the latest details on the red tide outbreak and tells you …

Florida

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Florida

The Trump Administration Is a Sinkhole of Sleaze

As a candidate, Trump promised, "I'll choose the best people for my administration." Maybe he inadvertently omitted the word "not." Looking for the …

Trump Administration

Alligator enjoys back scratch with push broom at Everglades Holiday Park

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Even alligators like a good back scratch!<p>Everglades Holiday Park in west Broward shared a video on social media, …

Fort Lauderdale

Invasive species: How the tegu lizard could invade the southern U.S.

With the tegu’s successful occupation of Florida’s ecosystems, a new study predicts that this invasive species could potentially spread across the …

Zoology

Alligators get itchy too, okay!

Aug 9, 2018<p>Alligators get itchy too! Down at the Everglades Holiday Park in Florida, a staff member was seen inside the alligator holding area, …

Florida

New Video: Bas Ft. A$AP Ferg “Boca Raton”

Your One Baby Girl<p>Bas and A$AP Ferg’s frolicking down in the Sunshine State. Shot in postcard print images, the summery visual finds Bas is serving …

Florida

Dade County

<b>PRESS STATEMENT</b><br>For Immediate Release <b><br>Contact:</b> Sean Cooley, Communications Manager, (850) 999-1030, scooley@audubon.org <b><br>Twitter:</b> @AudubonFL <br>MIAMI – Late …

Florida

Snail kites must do more than move to thrive

Among its many useful traits, the federally endangered snail kite helps wildlife managers gauge whether the Florida Everglades has sufficient water. …

Florida

Boaters May Soon Have To Pay To Visit Everglades National Park

Aug 7, 2018<p>Boaters wanting to visit South Florida's Everglades National Park may soon have to pay.<p>The park has been facing a nearly $88 million …

National Parks

How the American Dream Miami mega-mall became an issue in the Florida governor’s race

Nearly 20 years ago, Bob Graham found himself in an unusual place: At odds with environmental groups and accused of a conflict of interests.<p>Miami …

Florida