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 >>
A Homestead woman was walking her dog earlier today in Biscayne National Park when she came across two square groupers.
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 >>
via WikicommonsThere 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 >>
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 >>
Photo by Jens Peterson via Wiki Commons/CC2.0A 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 >>
Alex IzaguirreCould 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 >>
Its Biscayne National Parks birthday!
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 >>
Mysterious matter threatens one of the world's most important ecosystems
Brenda Lanzendorf's underwater excavations reveal Biscayne Bay's secret past
From hear to eternity, Miami is hell on your aural health
Teens clean in hurricane's wake
Biscayne National Park
El Toro Taco
Getting out to look back
Government Cut jetty
Biscayne National Park
Opposition to developing an airport in Homestead continues to grow
On the eve of its permanent disfigurement, the Miami Circle unleashed its mysterious powers of survival
Four years ago a dangerous chemical tanker ran aground in Biscayne National Park. The salvage operation that followed would go down in history.
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area
Biscayne National Park
A new crackdown on Biscayne Bay's sponge poachers has netted an entire Cuban subculture
Boca Chita Island and Lighthouse Tour
Would you keep it down! We're trying to have a nature experience over here!
April 16 - 22, 1998
Way back in 1998 the citizens of Dade County rose up and declared themselves an independent republic. Then the hangover hit.
The race to develop Homestead Air Force Base could soon hit a major snag. It's called Mother Nature.
Stiltsville's owners are hoping historical designation can save them from demolition
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
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.
If a national coalition of environmental groups has its way, Homestead Air Force Base won't be handed over to private developers just yet
Creating an artificial reef is no longer a slam-dunk affair, despite an abundance of missile sites, water towers, and wanna-be philanthropists
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
Destruction. Upheaval. Change. Rebirth. In the two years since Hurricane Andrew, Biscayne National Park has had to learn an entirely new vocabulary
What do you do with that funky old Chris Craft? Cut her loose in a beautiful, parklike setting.