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By Colette DuChanois on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 11:41 am
A wildlife biologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Research Center in Gainesville is conducting testing using a special trap he designed to capture pythons in Florida. The five pythons being used in the study were found wild in the Everglades.
By Stephanie Denardo and Jensen Werley on March 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 3:28 pm
While celebrating the 75th anniversary of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’ book “The Yearling,” Floridians remember three women of the same name: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Marjorie Carr and Marjory Stoneman Douglas, who each left their mark on Florida’s history.
By Donna Green-Townsend on June 18th, 2012 | Last updated: September 8, 2013 at 12:02 am
Former U.S. Senator and two-time Florida Governor Bob Graham has been a longtime champion for the restoration of the Florida Everglades. This coming Saturday Graham will participate in an event about many of Florida’s other water bodies. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna [...]
By Fernanda Ponce on June 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:09 pm
Over the past years, the runoff from agricultural areas have polluted and caused a quarter of the Everglades to be lost. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Fernanda Ponce reports on a plan that will expand the sizes of treatment facilities to restore [...]