EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK — Twenty-four whales believed to be part of a pod found stranded in the Everglades earlier this week could not been located by air Friday, a potentially encouraging sign they have moved farther offshore, wildlife officials said.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK — Wildlife workers in boats struggled unsuccessfully Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already had died.
LONGWOOD — A woman was injured in an encounter with a bear while walking her dog, and wildlife officers set up a trap Tuesday to try to capture the animal, officials said.
Federal officials will post new warning signs at the Fort De Soto fishing pier Wednesday to discourage visitors from feeding dolphins. People who toss treats to the dolphins at fishing piers are doing them no favors, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA for short. The dolphins …
To see a Florida spring that looks the way Florida springs used to look, travel up to Gilchrist County, pay $10 and walk to the end of a wooden diving dock. Then, in the words of artist Margaret Tolbert, you just "jump off into wonderland."
Residents along Tyler Run Avenue were supposed to end up with waterfront property when the Pinellas County government created a lake in the northwest corner of Hillsborough County.
Four months ago, when state officials released a list of 169 parcels of Florida park land that might be sold as surplus, one name stood out: the Hilochee Wildlife Management Area in Polk County.
A state water agency has rejected a ploy by an environmental activist to get a water-use permit for "virtual wells." The Southwest Florida Water Management District board voted Tuesday to deny Steve Kingery's application to pump 99,999 gallons of water a day out of the aquifer -- because Kingery had no intention of …
I've heard people call Hernando's fertilizer ordinance, adopted last week by the County Commission, a "good start."
Laurie Trenholm is a professor of environmental horticulture at the University of Florida whose job includes, she said, "educating people how to manage lawns in an environmentally responsible fashion."