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Tuesday Apr 15 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Are those seeking to fix Lake O missing the real problem?

It's being attacked from many angles, but some experts say our lawmakers are missing the target and avoiding the only solution, thereby wasting time and your tax dollars.

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Related Topix: Okeechobee, FL, US National Parks

Sat Apr 12, 2014

CBS Local

State Officials Approve Everglades Restoration Plan

The process to get federal funding for the Everglades restoration projects is underway after the state agency which oversees those projects approved the $1.9 billion plan.

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Related Topix: US National Parks

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Miami Herald

Invasive pets are squatters in paradise

Each year we make a pilgrimage to a group of islands we call paradise, an archipelago that juts between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico known as the Florida Keys.

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Related Topix: Key Largo, FL, US National Parks

Sun Apr 06, 2014

CBS Local

Prescribed Burn Scheduled For Everglades National Park

The burn will occur near the Daniel Beard and Robertson Buildings, south of Research Road; 3 miles south, southwest of the Royal Palm Visitor's Center and north and east of the historic Nike Missile Base.

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Related Topix: US National Parks

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Miami Herald

Pizza with toppings that bite back: python, gator, frog legs

Evan's also offers a wide variety of pizzas, pasta dishes, calzones and subs. While the Everglades Pizza costs $45, a 14-inch pizza with one extra topping is $13.75.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, Fort Myers, FL, US National Parks, The Everglades, FL

Thu Apr 03, 2014

MLive.com

Jackson College ABIG students spend spring break in Florida helping sea turtles

SUMMIT TWP., MI aA A' Eleven students in Jackson CollegeaA ATMs Alternative Breaks Interest Group spent a different kind of spring break in Florida this year.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Biscayne National Park

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Post and Courier

45-year-old paddleboards 275 miles in Everglades Challenge in 4 days, 20 hours

I'm a bit hardened when it comes to people trying to get me to write about their endurance feats, such as riding a bike from coast-to-coast, but every now and then, one rises above the ordinary.

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Related Topix: US National Parks

Mon Mar 31, 2014

KeysNews.com

Mile Markers

Key West City Commissioner Jimmy Weekley will host a District 1 meeting about plans to redevelop Peary Court next month.

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Related Topix: Key West, FL, US National Parks, Marijuana

The Miami Herald

Everglades National Park's interim chief named

April marks the start of the O, Miami Poetry Festival, now in its third year. Seen here is last year's Poetry is Dead Parade.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Florida

Sun Mar 30, 2014

KeysNews.com

Diplomatic Everglades chief set to retire

During his 10 years running Everglades National Park, Superintendent Dan Kimball has had to take on everything from ecosystem restoration to an invasion of Burmese pythons to a controversial management plan altering boaters' access to Florida Bay.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Dry Tortugas National Park

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Dry Tortugas National Park

Justin Unger Selected for Deputy Superintendent

Everglades National Park Superintendent Dan Kimball announces the selection of Justin Unger as Deputy Superintendent for both Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks effective March 3 2014.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, National Mall And Memorial Parks, University of Kansas, Dry Tortugas National Park

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Miami Herald

At Miami's Locust Projects, remembrances of Everglades past and present

Christy Gast, "Inholdings" exhibition of Nike Missile replicas and her "War Drums" video ; Felice Grodin, "A Fabricated Field," a monumental architectural installation .

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Related Topix: Miami, FL, US National Parks

Wed Mar 26, 2014

National Parks Traveler

House Of Representatives Asked To Dilute Antiquities Act

On Wednesday, though, the House of Representatives will be asked to approve legislation that would greatly dilute that power for future presidents.

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Related Topix: US News, US National Parks, Devils Tower National Monument, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop

Tue Mar 25, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Birding In The National Parks: The Hidden Gems Of Everglades National Park

I spend quite a bit of time talking about Everglades National Park , and with good reason.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Badger Herald Online

Badgers spring into action on alternative breaks

Offering an opportunity to interact with unique communities and people across the country, 120 students participated in Wisconsin Union Directorate's Alternative Breaks program over spring break.

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Washington Times

Everglades National Park superintendent retiring

Dan Kimball oversaw the construction of a one-mile bridge on the Tamiami Trail to help restore the natural flow of water through the Everglades.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Coastal Breeze News

Batfish Bash Raises Nearly $100k

Guests enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres on the observation bridge overlooking the sunset on Henderson Creek.

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Related Topix: Naples, FL, US National Parks, Dining

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Mashable

Florida's Burmese Pythons Are Eerily Good With Directions

Most snakes don't boast strong internal navigation systems, but Burmese pythons have evolved unusually accurate internal maps and compasses that guide them home from many miles away, according to a new report.

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Related Topix: Pets, Snakes, Florida, US National Parks

The Bradenton Times

Strong Public Opposition to Everglade Disposal Well Prompts EPA to Extend Comment Period

BRADENTON With more than 300 Floridians turning out to a public hearing in Naples last week to voice their opposition to drilling and acid fracking near the Everglades National Park, the Environmental Protection Agency has responded by extending the public comment period on this issue.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Bradenton, FL, US National Parks, Environment, Science

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Miami's Community Newspapers

Photographer Danielle Austen's work on display at Everglades National Park

Portraits of the Florida Everglades featuring the photographs of artist Danielle Austen continue through Mar. 30 at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center Gallery in Everglades National Park.

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