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2008-07-05 18:00:11

By Curtis Morgan, The Miami Herald Jul. 5--It's never a good sign when an animal disappears from the place that gave it its name.

2008-06-25 09:02:49

By Leonard Doyle *Return to the state of nature planned for Florida's unique 'River of Grass' The Everglades of southern Florida, which have been under siege from development and farming for more than a century, have been offered a new lease on life with a plan to restore large areas to a natural, swampy state.

2008-06-25 00:02:24

Two sides that rarely agree on anything celebrated Tuesday a "monumental" but still tentative $1.7 billion buyout that would put the nation's largest sugar grower out of business in six years but fill a gaping hole in Florida's long-stalled Everglades restoration.

2008-06-24 21:02:21

Gov. Charlie Crist on Tuesday announced a plan for the largest conservation land deal in Florida's history _ the purchase of 187,000 acres of farmland that will be used to restore the Everglades.

2008-06-24 06:02:31

By Curtis Morgan, The Miami Herald Jun. 24--The state of Florida is pursuing a blockbuster buyout of the biggest chunk of Big Sugar, the powerful agricultural industry whose pollution of the Everglades has made it a target of environmentalists for decades. Gov.

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2008-02-22 06:00:00

The Everglades apparently isn't big enough for the giant invaders, who have grown fat, happy and increasingly numerous on a diet of unsuspecting natives. The Burmese, or Indian, python -- at least theoretically -- would feel right at home from California to Delaware.

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2006-12-17 18:50:00

Python control in the Everglades is a painstaking, around-the-clock slog against a voracious, foreign snake species that has established a stronghold in this watery wilderness and put native wildlife at risk.

2006-04-12 07:42:55

By Tom Brown EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Florida (R

2006-04-12 07:40:00

The man leading efforts to eradicate giant Burmese python snakes from Everglades National Park sounds almost fearful, and certainly not optimistic, when he talks about the chances of wiping out an invasive species he calls "the enemy."

2006-04-12 07:07:59

By Tom Brown EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Florida (R


Latest Everglades National Park Reference Libraries

Everglades National Park
2013-04-18 00:57:02

Everglades National Park is located in the state of Florida in the United States. The park holds 1,508,538 acres of land and holds twenty percent of the original Everglades. This park is the third largest national park in the lower forty-eight states. The area was once inhabited by Native American tribes, like the Calusa and Tequesta peoples, and the Seminole people, a mixture of Creek people, escaped African slaves, and other Native Americans, known as the Seminole Nation. Most of this tribe...

Biscayne National Park
2013-04-17 23:58:18

Biscayne National Park is located in the southern area of Florida in the United States. The park holds 172,971 acres, of which ninety-five percent consists of water. Native Americans first inhabited the area when water levels were low in the Biscayne Bay. Evidence has been found in the area supporting the inhabitance of other Native Americans, like the Tequesta people, from at least 2,500 years ago. European settlement did not occur in the area until the 19th century, when farmers settled on...

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