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Biscayne National Park

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2014

    Should Biscayne National Park Limit Fishing To Save Coral Reefs?

    Biscayne National Park isn't just one of South Florida's crown natural jewels, its pristine waters are also a favorite of fisherman around the world. But decades of pollution and overfishing have wreaked havoc on the park's reef fish and coral habitats. Now the park is proposing a drastic change ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    A 14-Foot Great White Shark Named Katharine Spent the Weekend Circling Miami Beach

    After a few days of torrential rain, waterspouts, and tornado warnings to end last week, this weekend brought glorious sunshine and cool ocean breezes -- meaning half of Dade County spent Saturday and Sunday wading in the Atlantic Ocean or enjoying Biscayne Bay. They weren't alone out there. (Cue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Two Bales of Marijuana Wash Up in Biscayne National Park

    A Homestead woman was walking her dog earlier today in Biscayne National Park when she came across two square groupers.

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Top Five Miami Fishing Spots To Take Dad For Father's Day

    There are few experiences more rewarding than reeling in a big one with dad. Add a few beers in the cooler, a couple of turkey sandwiches, a bucket full of chum, and pops is (usually) ebullient.Miami has plethora of ideal fishing locations. Freshwater fishing inland can yield largemouth bass, blue-g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Miami-Dade County Moves to Abolish Lost City of Islandia

    via Wikicommons​There may not be an actual lost city of Atlantis, but there certainly is a lost (mostly underwater) city of Islandia.Incorporated as a city on a coral reef Island off the coast of southeast Miami-Dade in 1951, leaders hoped to one day turn the town into a resort destination, but no ... More >>

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    November 10, 2011
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    May 19, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Lobster Miniseason Begins Tomorrow

    Florida Lobsters. ​Lobster enthusiasts should gas up their boats. Lobster miniseason begins tomorrow. Or tonight at 12:01 a.m. to be exact. The two-day lobster hunt is an opportunity for novice fishermen to be out on the water, drink, and, of course, catch lobsters.If this is your first time on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Lionfish Begin Invasion of Biscayne National Park and Are Eating All Our Delicious Fish

    Photo by Jens Peterson via Wiki Commons/CC2.0​A few weeks ago, I was unchained from my laptop and briefly allowed to return to the wild for a few weeks. I headed to the Bahamas for a snorkeling trip. Numerous signs posted throughout the marina on the island we stayed advertised a lionfish hun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    FPL Gets An Obama Stroke Job As Company Sets Out to Destroy National Park

    Alex Izaguirre​Could there have been a more ruthless, diabolical, state utility monopolizer to receive $200 million in federal stimulus money than Florida Power & Light? I'm not the only one questioning the federal government's decision either.President Barack Obama announced FPL's stimulus bo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 16, 2009
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    October 16, 2008

    Hip, Hip, Hooray!

    It’s Biscayne National Park’s birthday!

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2008

    Frightening Turkey Point Nuclear Shutdown

    The story broke just a few minutes ago: Turkey Point closed its number four reactor -- a nuclear unit. If you've been in town for more than a few months, you know that FPL was recently nailed for allowing guards to sleep on the job at Turkey Point -- and that the two nukes briefly switched off afte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2007
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    December 6, 2007
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    October 4, 2007
  • News

    March 1, 2007

    Green Tide

    Mysterious matter threatens one of the world's most important ecosystems

  • News

    April 27, 2006

    The Life Aquatic

    Brenda Lanzendorf's underwater excavations reveal Biscayne Bay's secret past

  • News

    January 5, 2006

    Damnation by Decibel

    From hear to eternity, Miami is hell on your aural health

  • News

    December 22, 2005

    Coral Cataclysm

    Teens clean in hurricane's wake

  • Recreation

    May 12, 2005

    BEST SNORKELING SPOT

    Biscayne National Park

  • Restaurants

    May 12, 2005
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    September 9, 2004
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    August 19, 2004
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    July 29, 2004
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    April 8, 2004

    Up the Creek

    Getting out to look back

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    May 1, 2003
  • Recreation

    May 16, 2002

    BEST SNORKELING SPOT

    Biscayne National Park

  • News

    December 28, 2000

    Vox Populi

    Opposition to developing an airport in Homestead continues to grow

  • News

    November 23, 2000

    Magic Primeval, Part 2

    On the eve of its permanent disfigurement, the Miami Circle unleashed its mysterious powers of survival

  • News

    September 21, 2000

    In Too Deep

    Four years ago a dangerous chemical tanker ran aground in Biscayne National Park. The salvage operation that followed would go down in history.

  • City Life

    May 11, 2000

    Best Place To Take Out-Of-Towners

    Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area

  • Recreation

    May 11, 2000

    Best Snorkeling Spot

    Biscayne National Park

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    Wiping Out the Spongers

    A new crackdown on Biscayne Bay's sponge poachers has netted an entire Cuban subculture

  • Recreation

    May 13, 1999

    Best Day Trip

    Boca Chita Island and Lighthouse Tour

  • News

    May 13, 1999

    Shhhhh: Nature in Progress

    Would you keep it down! We're trying to have a nature experience over here!

  • News

    September 3, 1998
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    April 16, 1998

    Night & Day

    April 16 - 22, 1998

  • News

    March 5, 1998
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    November 6, 1997

    The Rise and Fall of Miamiland

    Way back in 1998 the citizens of Dade County rose up and declared themselves an independent republic. Then the hangover hit.

  • News

    October 9, 1997

    Temporarily Grounded?

    The race to develop Homestead Air Force Base could soon hit a major snag. It's called Mother Nature.

  • News

    October 2, 1997

    Preserve Our Pilings!

    Stiltsville's owners are hoping historical designation can save them from demolition

  • 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

    April 17, 1997

    The Fidel Fixation

    Exactly 36 years ago the Central Intelligence Agency blew it at the Bay of Pigs. For an encore it created the biggest commando operation in U.S. history -- right here in South Florida. It's time for a sentimental tour.

  • 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

    June 6, 1996

    If You Sink It, They Will Come

    Creating an artificial reef is no longer a slam-dunk affair, despite an abundance of missile sites, water towers, and wanna-be philanthropists

  • News

    November 2, 1995

    Did You Sully That Gully?

    They're working to make Homestead Air Force Base pollution-free, but the military wants no part of the canal that flows from the base into Biscayne Bay

  • News

    August 16, 1994

    The Language of Nature

    Destruction. Upheaval. Change. Rebirth. In the two years since Hurricane Andrew, Biscayne National Park has had to learn an entirely new vocabulary

  • News

    December 18, 1991

    Biscayne National Dump

    What do you do with that funky old Chris Craft? Cut her loose in a beautiful, parklike setting.

  • News

    November 14, 1990
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