Big Cypress National Preserve

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    January 24, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    Jay-Z, Beyoncé Join Chris Martin, Gwyneth Paltrow for Florida Trip: A Family Fun Guide Featuring Miami Zombie Tour!

    Jay Z and Beyoncé love Florida. So much, in fact, they're planning to spend their family vacation exploring the 65,755-sqaure-mile peninsula that 19 million of us call home. According to Contact Music, after Jigga and Coldplay wrap their respective world tours, the hip-hop power couple is teaming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Three Florida Panthers Killed By Cars in Three Days

    Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission photo by Dave Onorato​Florida panthers, the state animal of Florida and one of the most endangered mammals living in the United States, even by the largest estimates don't have a population of much more than 100 individuals. This weekend three breading-age big ... More >>

  • News

    December 25, 2008

    Hog Huntin' in the Glades

    A lost art or a horrible slaughter? It's all in the eye of the hunter.

  • News

    December 6, 2007

    Pearls Before Pigs

    A haywire hunting trip in the Everglades for an elusive oinker.

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2007
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    March 22, 2007

    Land Grab

    We ask questions and a historic land battle is won

  • Culture

    March 1, 2007

    Swamp Treat

    Clyde Butcher's love affair with the Everglades is visual bliss

  • Calendar

    February 15, 2007

    Butcher in the Bushes

    A legendary photographer’s vision of the ´Glades

  • News

    January 18, 2007

    Renaissance Swamp Man

    Lucky Cole likes nudes. Who doesn't?

  • Calendar

    June 2, 2005
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    November 4, 2004
  • News

    October 7, 2004

    Wild and Crazy

    Guess what happens when an eccentric ecologist and a couple of feisty backwoods boys claim that a rare Florida panther is on the attack

  • Calendar

    March 4, 2004
  • News

    June 5, 2003

    Ecological Politics

    UM's Larry Brand flouts the grant system, pays the price

  • News

    October 10, 2002

    The Big Cypress Deal

    The cover story is conservation, but the Bush boys have their hands in the taxpayers' pockets again

  • Calendar

    June 20, 2002

    Through the Looking Grass

    Slide over for the man who made tall grass beautiful for the camera

  • News

    June 14, 2001

    Slaughter Alley

    Big dead cats in the middle of the road -- lots of them

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    Destiny's Child

    The battle over Homestead is déjà vu all over again

  • News

    November 23, 2000

    Collision Course

    On one side are politicians and influential business interests. On the other are environmentalists and some very wealthy private citizens. In the middle is Homestead Air Force Base. Dead ahead: An explosive confrontation.

  • News

    October 7, 1999

    Forcing Out HABDI

    One of South Florida's oldest families is nearing a come-from-behind victory in the battle for the Homestead Air Base

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    Swamp and Circumstance

    Planners hope the Natural System Model can help restore the Everglades. But will it survive politics?

  • News

    May 13, 1999

    Close Encounters of the Swamp Kind

    If the customs and legends of Loop Road seem strange, you probably don't live there

  • Film

    March 25, 1999

    Crude Motives

    Members of the Collier family want to explore for oil in the nature preserve they helped create

  • Calendar

    September 3, 1998
  • News

    April 23, 1998

    Really for the Birds

    A weird government plan to help save an endangered species winds up threatening to defile the Everglades

  • News

    April 16, 1998

    Bureaucrats Play "Skim the Cat"

    Money from Florida's best-selling license plate was supposed to help protect the panther. Instead it's going for swamp buggies and butterfly gardens.

  • News

    April 16, 1998

    Skimming the Surface

    Airboaters say they are friends of the Everglades. Park rangers and environmentalists beg to differ.

  • News

    February 19, 1998

    Creature Feature

    Move over, Sasquatch. Beat it, Bigfoot. It's time you met South Florida's own: The great Skunk Ape.

  • News

    January 22, 1998

    Hungry Is the Hunter

    Lawmen, developers, and environmentalists have made Everglades hunters feel like an endangered species

  • News

    June 12, 1997

    "It'll Never Get Off the Ground"

    With nothing to show after four years but bitterness and bickering, the plan to turn Homestead Air Force Base into a commercial airport has gone from national model to national embarrassment

  • News

    May 22, 1997

    Right in the Middle of Nowhere

    Anyone who thinks Dade Corners is just a gas station probably thinks the Everglades is just a little wet spot west of Miami

  • News

    December 26, 1996

    Not Cleared for Takeoff

    If a national coalition of environmental groups has its way, Homestead Air Force Base won't be handed over to private developers just yet

  • News

    December 19, 1996
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    December 12, 1996
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    December 12, 1996

    The Last of the Indian Wars

    The fight may be about houses in the Everglades, but the battle is about Miccosukee independence by paula park

  • News

    January 25, 1996


    Toxic sewage spawns swamp monsters; officials say no cause for alarm

  • News

    April 21, 1993

    Hearts and Mayans

    Jack Leonard has opened his South Dade home to Guatemalan migrants. What more can he do?

  • News

    September 4, 1991