Sep 21, 2013
A water lettuce plant floats on the water in Lake Istokpoga on Thursday. It is not known if the plant is native to Florida, but it has been here since at least 1765, when an explorer described and drew the plant, according to the University of Florida's Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.
The Orlando Sentinel
Women accused of swiping wine, drinking it at Walmart
Deputies said Alicia Rose Potter, 34, of Everglades City, and her pal, Megan Pace, 25, of Copeland, were busted after swiping some vino from the shelves of a Walmart in Naples, reports WBBH NBC News-2 in Fort Myers.
Coastal Breeze News
"Ghost Rider" Runs Through April
After carrying more than 300 passengers last month, the new "Ghost Rider" tram operated by the Friends of Fakahatchee has extended its service into April.
Naples Daily News
Perspective: New looks at nature
Janet Bunch The park is home to more orchid varieties than anywhere else in the United States.