When Gov. Rick Scott unveiled a proposal this month to revive Florida's popular environmental land-buying program, to the tune of $150 million a year, the news caught Greg Brock off guard.
CORAL GABLES — An American crocodile suspected of biting two swimmers in a South Florida canal has died.
A new study says that California's drought is so severe it's causing the ground to rise. Angela Fritz of the Washington Post reported scientists estimate 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost in the past 18 months.
WEEKI WACHEE — Volunteers again are ridding Weeki Wachee Spring of "witches" — witch's hair, actually.
A manatee tangled in rope from a crab trap was rescued from Allen's Creek in Clearwater on Tuesday.
TAMPA — A couple of months ago, Freud the sea turtle gave a reassuring sign to his caretakers at the Florida Aquarium: He swam to the bottom of his tank and chilled out.
DADE CITY — Kathy Stearns was tending to the leopards Sunday night when a crashing sound tore through her zoo.
CORAL GABLES — A South Florida man is recovering after he was bitten by a crocodile while swimming at night in a Coral Gables canal.
JOHN PENDYGRAFT | Times
David Vesper, 58, of Tierra Verde examines a scallop before tossing it back home Saturday during the 21st annual Tampa Bay Watch Great Bay Scallop Search. Volunteers snorkeled in select areas of Boca Ciega Bay and Lower Tampa Bay to get a feel for the water's health, as scallops are …
Yuma, a Florida panther cub, explores his new enclosure at the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park on Thursday. The young panther will live out his days at the park after being rescued in January near Naples when he was about 1 week old. He had been abandoned. The park held a ceremony Thursday …