Everglades National Park Newswire

Everglades National Park Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Everglades National Park.

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  1. Everglades Pythons 1,000 Fewer in Number - As of NowRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    ... see are pythons." Over the last three decades, the population of Burmese pythons appearing in the Everglades National Park in south Florida has risen dramatically, to the extent that experts fear it is upsetting the delicate balance of the national ...

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  2. Florida's Everglades now have 1,000 fewer pythonsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Texarkana Gazette

    ... up nearly all the small mammals. According to one study, the number of raccoons and possums in Everglades National Park had dropped by 99 and 88 percent, respectively, by 2011. No marsh rabbits or bobcats could be found. Scientists also think the ...

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  3. Florida's Everglades now have 1,000 fewer pythons - Tue, 22 May 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... up nearly all the small mammals. According to one study, the number of raccoons and possums in Everglades National Park had dropped by 99 and 88 percent, respectively, by 2011. No marsh rabbits or bobcats could be found. Scientists also think the ...

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  4. Officials tried to censor a report on national parks. Here's what was in it.Read the original story

    Monday | Grist Magazine

    ... are at highest risk for storm surges. For example, a category two hurricane would inundate Everglades National Park. Now is the time to plan. The authors say that their findings can help inform parks as they adapt to a warming world that endangers ...

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  5. Get your cute animal fix at these destinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 20 | Bend Bulletin

    ... count to about 1,300. (South Dakota Department of Tourism) Baby alligators relax in Shark Valley at Everglades National Park. Visitors are cautioned to remain a safe distance of at least 15 feet from any wildlife in the park. (Courtesy of Everglades ...

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  6. LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | The Gazette

    ... in late May, with a bus to the animal action. "Super colonies" of wading birds are forming in Everglades National Park for the first time since the 1940s. A super colony refers to tens of thousands of nesting birds, and at this wetlands preserve in ...

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  7. You gotta see the babyWatch the video of the wobbly legged,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | Journal Gazette

    ... tour, which features a guide driving visitors by bus. Super colonies of wading birds are forming in Everglades National Park for the first time since the 1940s. A super colony refers to tens of thousands of nesting birds, and at this wetlands ...

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  8. Spring means baby animals galore. Here are some places to get your "awws" in, including DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | Denver Post

    ... features a guide driving visitors by bus to the animal action. Baby alligators in Shark Valley at Everglades National Park. Visitors are cautioned to remain a safe distance of at least 15 feet from any wildlife in the park. (Courtesy of Everglades ...

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  9. 5/11/2018Read the original story

    Friday May 11 | Digby

    ... guide driving visitors by bus to the animal action. "Super colonies" of wading birds are forming in Everglades National Park for the first time since the 1940s. A super colony refers to tens of thousands of nesting birds, and at this wetlands ...

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  10. Protecting Yourself From The Sun While FishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... expert guided, light tackle, near shore, and backwater fishing trips in the 10,000 Islands of the Everglades National Park, and tarpon-only charters in the Florida Keys. Capt. Rapps' top-notch team accommodates men, women and children of all ages, ...

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  11. Project Unites FDOT, National Park ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 6 | Construction Equipment Guide

    The Everglades National Park is undergoing a Florida Department of Transportation /National Park Service partnership initiative to provide additional freshwater flow within the swamp and improve the ecological conditions in the park and in the central Everglades, north of Tamiami Trail. The $69.5 million project started in August 2016 and is scheduled to be completed this December.

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  12. Where to get your "aww" on this spring, where it comes to baby animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | The Washington Post

    ... guide driving visitors by bus to the animal action. "Super colonies" of wading birds are forming in Everglades National Park for the first time since the 1940s. A super colony refers to tens of thousands of nesting birds, and at this wetlands ...

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  13. Locals lobby for funding in D.C.Read the original story

    Thursday May 3 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... and guest speakers from both Congress and activist tables to speak about the importance of the Everglades National Park to the nation. Andrews, Wessel and others spent one day in meetings with members of congress to explain the need for the funding. ...

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  14. Swimming with alligatorsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 1 | TrekEarth

    ... Farm . It appeared to be a great trip. The highlight was the airboat ride through the swamps in the Everglades National Park. This picture was taken from the airboat. It shows the alligator in its natural habitat. Hello Mariusz, Perfect and ...

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  15. Even months after Irma, SWFL small businesses still feeling the effectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 30 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... fewer hours or even close up shop altogether. Business owners also say that when visitors heard the Everglades National Park would close for a period of time to repair hurricane damage, it took away some of their customers.

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  16. Huff Week antics expose Everglades intriguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 30 | Jackson Hole News And Guide

    ... diamondback rattlesnake was out for an afternoon swim between mangrove islands in a remote bay of Everglades National Park. Just another phenomenon of Huff Week. This Eastern diamondback rattlesnake was out for an afternoon swim between mangrove ...

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  17. Florida ignored law in rejecting oil well in Everglades, lawyers for landowners sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 25 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... aquifer. The danger to the aquifer is great. There could be seeps or spills into canals leading to Everglades National Park. The danger to Everglades National Park is great." The proposal called for a single exploratory well on a five-acre site ...

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  18. Feds charge six Florida men with trafficking over 400 migratory birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | Birder's World

    ... After the charges were announced, federal wildlife officials released about 130 of the birds at Everglades National Park. Spokespeople for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the park could not comment on other aspects of the cases, including the ...

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  19. Snook to close in Gulf state and federal watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 23 | Capital Soup

    Snook will close to all harvest in Gulf state, federal and inland waters, including all of Monroe County and Everglades National Park, starting May 1. Seasonal harvest closures conserve Florida's valuable snook populations and help sustain and improve the fishery for the future. Snook is open to harvest in Atlantic state, federal and inland waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, through May 31, closing June 1. Snook are one of the many reasons Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World.

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  20. Hit by a hurricane, Everglades National Park adapts to changing climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Seen from above, Everglades National Park looks vast and timeless, a rippling swamp that merges with the horizon in every direction. The largest subtropical wilderness in the United States, it's the only place on Earth where crocodiles coexist with the American alligator, an ancient carnivore that survived the dinosaurs and predates human life by more than 140 million years.

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