EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK — Archaeologists are poking through the muck under a boardwalk in Everglades National Park, looking for evidence of a prehistoric culture.
A 4,100-acre ranch that phosphate giant Mosaic tried to donate to the state park system last year has at last been accepted by the state — but by a different arm of the state government.
In January, Gov. Rick Scott stood in front of a room full of Department of Environmental Protection employees and praised their hard work.
One of the Department of Environmental Protection's most important jobs is operating the state park system.
CLEARWATER — Seeking to harness the fame of its dolphins, Winter and Hope, for a worthy cause, the Clearwater Marine Aquarium is launching a campaign to save a near-extinct species of porpoise.
It may be the happiest beetle invasion since the Beatles.
And it's almost as hard to miss.
OLDSMAR — County and water management officials expect construction to start soon on restoring Mobbly Bayou, a project that has been in the works since 2006.
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Jimmy Postma, left, and Michael Fox unload 83 pounds of stone crab claws at Pelican Point Seafood's dock from Fox's boat, Bite Me Too, on the opening Wednesday of stone crab season. Crabbers bring in their haul to Pelican Point Seafood in Tarpon Springs where the claws are weighed, …
A pygmy sperm whale died Tuesday after beaching itself in Indian shores.
When city officials publicly kicked off the downtown waterfront master planning process in August, they described the nearly seven miles fronting Tampa Bay as a beautiful gem that set the city apart.