Tag: Everglades National Park

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U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will be in South Florida this week reviewing damage from Hurricane Irma and getting a briefing about Everglades restoration efforts, according to his office. Zinke will receive a briefing Thursday on Everglades restoration at Lake Okeechobee, assess storm cleanup Friday at Big Cypress National Preserve and discuss Everglades National Park […]

Peter SchorschFebruary 15, 2016
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With much of the nation embroiled in the 2016 presidential campaign, it’s almost understandable that some things in Florida have escaped widespread notice. For those of paying attention, however, they have no doubt been aware of the release of excess water from Lake Okeechobee, a result of historically high El Niño rainfall in South Florida. […]

Guest AuthorJuly 27, 2015
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Florida’s nine national parks are suffering, needing about $190 million in crucial maintenance left unfunded and neglected at the end of the last fiscal year, the National Park Service reports. Everglades National Park ended the past fiscal year with $58.8 million in unmet needs while Dry Tortugas National Park’s unfunded maintenance totaled $56.8 million, according […]

Guest AuthorJuly 26, 2015

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Florida’s nine national parks are suffering, needing about $190 million in crucial maintenance left unfunded and neglected at the end of the last fiscal year, the National Park Service reports. Everglades National Park ended the past fiscal year with $58.8 million in unmet needs while Dry Tortugas National Park’s unfunded maintenance totaled $56.8 million, according […]

Bruce RitchieApril 22, 2015
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As President Barack Obama visited Everglades National Park on Wednesday to mark Earth Day and highlight the threat of climate change, Gov. Rick Scott said he is focused on restoration projects that are “making a difference.” “We have made significant investments since I got elected,” Scott told reporters on the Capitol grounds. Obama highlighted the […]


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