Author Archives: Zak Dahlheimer
Almost two years after the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission closed Suwannee Lake to the public for renovations, some of the changes are now visible. For almost 50 years, the lake has provided a natural habitat for wildlife in […]
A new law will make it illegal to import and sell four species of snakes across state lines. These snakes include one type of python and three types of anacondas, which if introduced could pose a threat to local ecosystems.
Residents in Hampton, Florida received unusually high water bills amounting to about 100 times more than a typical bill. While residents display their frustration on social media, the city of Hampton is working to correct the issue.
University of Florida officials hope to receive state funding to renovate the College of Education building after years of maintenance issues. Norman Hall has had problems with mold, damaged windows and peeling paint.
As part of the Annual Olustee Festival, a battle re-enactment highlights what life was like in Olustee, Florida over one hundred years ago. The re-enactment uses authentic materials to create an educational and realistic experience.
A proposed bill that would ban smoking in cars with children under 13 inside will be voted on in the upcoming legislative session. Florida drivers would be subject to a non-moving violation beginning Oct. 1, 2015 if the bill passes.
UF Health broke ground Friday on two new hospitals that will specialize in cardiovascular and neuromedical diseases. The facilities, due to open in early 2018, will provide more room for patients, house the latest medical technology and add around 1,000 jobs.
A look at the setup of the most-complete cast of a T. rex, now showing at the Florida Museum of Natural History.
The Alachua County Development Review Committee approved a plan for the Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary to build on 36 more acres. The Sanctuary plans to bring in more monkeys after building new enclosures on the property.
The shelter accommodates unusually high numbers on harsh, cold nights this season.