Everglades National Park

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Everglades' Latest Threat: Tiny, Fungus-Spreading Asian Beetles

    Invasive pythons have been getting all the credit, but there's another invasive species wrecking havoc in the Everglades that could end up causing more damage. It's the red bay ambrosia beetle, a particularly small species native to Asia that first came to the U.S. in 2002, likely through the impo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2013

    Alligators Prevail in Rematch Fight Against Pythons (Photo)

    The 2006 image of the aftermath of an Everglades showdown between an invasive Burmese python and a native alligator has become oddly iconic in all its gruesome glory. Neither animal survived the encounter. Well, authorities out in the Everglades recently discovered a rematch, and let's just say tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    Buttonwood Café: Dining in the Heart of the Everglades

    via Everglades National Park The interior view of Buttonwood CafeButtonwood Café is a restaurant located in the Flamingo District of Everglades National Park about an hour south of Miami. It s a mere 38 miles south of the Homestead main entrance to the park. Serving lunch and dinner, the ea ... More >>

  • News

    June 4, 2009


    Saving the Glades could mean screwing these guys.

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    Don't Call It Roadkill. It's Art.

    Nestor Arenas doesn’t aim to please. The baby-faced, bespectacled 43-year-old Miami photographer likes to show us what we’d rather not see. Like, say, a once-adorable black cat smashed on the side of the road. Or a raccoon’s guts spilling onto the asphalt. In his latest work, which is on dis ... More >>

  • 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 >>

  • Calendar

    February 28, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 16, 2007
  • Blogs

    July 16, 2007

    Ask the Food Critic: How do Locals Get a Hold of Local Fruit?

    Great post on local fruit, but my question is, and it's one I've been asking for a while, how do locals get a hold of local fruit? I've heard in other cities they have these things called farmers markets where local farmers gather in an urban setting and sell their own fruits and vegetables. Hmmmm, ... More >>

  • News

    March 1, 2007

    Green Tide

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

  • Calendar

    June 1, 2006
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    February 9, 2006
  • Recreation

    May 12, 2005
  • 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

    April 29, 2004

    Everglades Eye

    Artist captures struggle for survival

  • Finest Foods

    May 15, 2003


    Robert Is Here

  • News

    January 16, 2003

    Letters from the Issue of January 16, 2003

    This is Miami's musical moment!

  • News

    January 9, 2003

    Happy on the Outside

    Everglades National Park's sub-surface tsuris

  • 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

  • News

    August 1, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of August 1, 2002

    Just because you can shake it doesn't mean you're a dancer.

  • News

    July 18, 2002

    God's Eye on the Sparrow

    Should 2700 little birds be allowed to hold up the reclaiming of the Everglades?

  • Recreation

    May 17, 2001

    Best Day Trip

    Loop Road

  • News

    December 28, 2000

    Vox Populi

    Opposition to developing an airport in Homestead continues to grow

  • News

    September 28, 2000

    Requiem for a Swamp Rat

    Everglades veteran Jesse Kennon loves to spend his days amid the saw grass and gators. But thanks to the government, he now qualifies as an endangered species.

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    Better Lake Than Never?

    Officials insist the Lake Belt created by limestone mining in Northwest Miami-Dade will be an eco-panacea. Critics say that's all wet.

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    Wiping Out the Spongers

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

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    Swept Out to Sea

    Relentless winds. Crashing waves. A canoe about to sink. How a Gulf Coast vacation turned into a nightmare.

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    Swamp and Circumstance

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

  • Film

    March 25, 1999

    Crude Motives

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

  • News

    March 18, 1999

    Home on the Glades

    For the Cuban cowboys of west Miami-Dade, restoring the Everglades means destroying their way of life

  • News

    May 14, 1998
  • Calendar

    April 23, 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

    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

    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

    August 21, 1997

    Chomp in the Swamp

    Tracking South Florida's endangered crocodiles is a business best left to experts and maniacs

  • News

    June 26, 1997
  • 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

    January 30, 1997

    The Everglades' Sweet Light

    For photographer Joel McEachern, the chill of a winter dawn is prime time for traipsing through the saw grass in pursuit of The Everglades' Sweet Light

  • News

    December 19, 1996
  • News

    December 5, 1996

    Torpedoed on the Tamiami Trail

    Long a staple of the Everglades tourist's itinerary, the airboat tour takes a direct hit from the feds

  • News

    August 1, 1996

    Playing With Fire

    That roaring inferno you see was started intentionally, and if it can be kept under control, it'll do more good than harm

  • News

    February 22, 1996

    Big Fish, Little Pond

    For more than a decade, Otis Wallace has called the shots in tiny Florida City. That seems to be just fine with the locals.

  • News

    February 23, 1995
  • News

    January 5, 1995

    The Last Frontier

    When authorities pledged to reflood the Everglades, they tried to accommodate residents of the 8 1/2 Square Mile Area in Southwest Dade. They're still trying.

  • News

    October 20, 1994

    Running on Empty

    A century of messing with Mother Nature has robbed the Everglades of too much water. Now we don't even have enough for ourselves.

  • News

    February 2, 1994

    God's Country

    Live alligators. Dead snakes. Howling owls. About the only thing the Everglades doesn't have is a bright future.

  • News

    August 21, 1991
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