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.
The state once aimed to buy a big chunk of the Everglades. But that was before Dexter Lehtinen came along.
For the Cuban cowboys of west Miami-Dade, restoring the Everglades means destroying their way of life
When Joette Lorion publicly quit Friends of the Everglades, some environmentalists scoffed
When Everglades National Park chief Dick Ring held a feel-good camp-out in the Dry Tortugas, he really toasted some people's marshmallows
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.