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Thanks to the exotic pet trade, Burmese pythons have invaded Florida’s Everglades and it turns out – they have developed a taste for area rabbits. According to a new study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the python has become the main predator of marsh rabbits.
The Community Foundation of Collier County announced nearly $2.2 million in grants in the second quarter of FY 2014-2015.
Naturalist Journeys announces a learning vacation in which birders and nature enthusiasts can discover first-hand how the Caribbean influences the ecology of South Florida, the Everglades, and
Automated Gate System Eliminates Delays, Increases Capacity, Enhances Security JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec.
Two fated, resourceful lovers confront and confound the system of checks and imbalances that threatens Florida today. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The Trickster,
Campaign to focus on Everglades Holiday Park's conservation efforts, expansion and must-see destination status. BOCA RATON, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everglades Holiday Park
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway, LLC (FEC) will open its new state-of-the-art Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) adjacent to Port Everglades,
Stanley Consultants, a global consulting engineering firm with four offices in Florida, has been awarded Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts by two of Florida’s water management
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 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...
Paurotis Palm (Acoelorrhaphe wrightii) also known as Everglades Palm, Madiera Palm, and Silver Saw Palmetto, is a single species of plant from the genus Acoelorrhaphe. It is native to Central America, southeastern Mexico, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, and extreme southern Florida. It was once plentiful in Florida, but many plants were taken for the nursery trade. It is now protected in Florida in the wild. It grows in swamps and forests that flood periodically. The species is named after the...
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