Tag Archives: Everglades

Gainesville Researcher’s Python Trap Could Be Used In The Everglades

By 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.

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In the News: Sushi restaurant opens, bridge mends Everglades, poll shows Crist ahead of Scott, Obama begins visit in Israel

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 10:44 am

Custom sushi restaurant opens in Gainesville – The How Do You Roll? sushi restaurant opened at the Stadium Club located at 1802 W. University Ave. on Wednesday. The restaurant, which features rolls from $3 to $7, lets customers create their own [...]

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Three women remembered for their contributions to Florida’s environment

By and 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.

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In the News: Mindy McCready’s death, tax identity fraud, Everglades water project, Gainesville biomass

By on February 18th, 2013 | Last updated: February 18, 2013 at 1:38 pm

Embattled country star Mindy McCready dead at 37 of apparent suicide – On Sunday afternoon, the country singer Mindy McCready, 37, was found dead on her Arkansas home front porch. The authorities said she died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. [...]

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In The News: Tortoise home approved, Scientology lawsuit, Home sales up, Debt ceiling defused, Everglades leased

By on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 10:29 am

Tortoise home approved | Hernando Today – Local equestrians are concerned about the approval of a new tortoise home in Brooksville. Local officials wish to see compromise between the horse riders and protected species, planning to design new trails for [...]

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Former U.S. Senator Bob Graham to speak at springs and waterways protection summit in Ocala

By 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 [...]

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Concern over the Everglades

By 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 [...]

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