The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed Lake Okeechobee release schedule unveiled last week appears to favor environmental concerns over agriculture and development, but the real divide between proponents and opponents is an east side-west side story.
Over the past year, pandemic-related shutdowns inspired Americans to head outdoors to find open, safe places to relax and exercise in record numbers.
Lion Country Safari welcomed a male baby Plains zebra to its herd. The foal and mom are spending quality time together and are visible to guests from their cars in the Hwange section of the safari, along with the rest of the zebra herd. Lion Country Safari is home to largest herd of zebra on…
New rules laying out the do’s and don’ts physicians must follow when certifying patients to smoke medical marijuana took effect last week, but it’s not clear that doctors or patients are fully aware of them.
As boaters across the state take to Florida’s coast to scallop, UF/IFAS Extension and Florida Sea Grant agents ask enthusiasts to keep these tips in mind for a safe, fun and sustainable trip.
The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos crew offloaded nearly $15 million in seized cocaine and transferred custody of two male smugglers at Coast Guard Base San Juan Monday, following the interdiction of a go-fast vessel in Mona Passage waters near Mona Island, Puerto Rico.
The floodgates have opened for college athletes in Florida and across the country to make money based on their names, images and likenesses, as the first contracts started to be inked Thursday.
Pointing to a “legal fiction,” two pari-mutuel facilities have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a newly approved plan for the Seminole Tribe to operate sports betting in Florida.
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada rescue crew assisted an injured boater after two vessels collided, Thursday, near Key Largo, Florida.
Key West residents will have a chance next week to say how the island community should respond after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation late Tuesday that overturned a local vote limiting cruise ship operations at the city’s port.
Officer Jessica Diaz and United States Fish and Wildlife Officer Jared Briley received a call from dispatch in regards to an injured bird off of Indian Key Fill in Islamorada.
PortMiami and scientists from the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science coral reef research and restoration program are off to a great start with the reproductive success of grooved brain corals in less than two months after their collection.
When learning the ropes — and rods — of saltwater fishing, thorough preparation involves more than just a rich arsenal of gear and the appropriate attire. Open-water fishing is challenging and requires technique and prior research.
The 2021 recreational bay scallop season from the Fenholloway River through the Suwannee River opens June 15 and will remain open through Labor Day (Sept. 6, 2021). This includes all state waters in Dixie County and a portion of Taylor County and includes the towns of Keaton Beach and Steinhatchee.
Will you be fishing for snapper or grouper on your next fishing trip? Continue your role as a conservationist by paying close attention to signs of barotrauma and being prepared to respond.
With summer drawing near, it’s no secret that anglers want to be on the water. Learn about everything from boat ramp etiquette to need-to-know safety tips for boating in Florida.
The recreational red snapper season will start June 4 in Gulf state and federal waters off Florida and remain open through July 28, closing July 29.
In recognition of World Oceans Day promoting ocean preservation, Key Largo’s Coral Restoration Foundation is hosting its annual Coralpalooza
Former South Dade star pitcher Alek Manoah's MLB debut with the Toronto Blue Jays has been delayed after Wednesday's game against the New York Yankees was postponed.
With the release of the 2020 Boating Accident Statistical Report, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) encourages boaters to focus on taking the necessary steps for a safer boating experience.
If you're among the 50 million Americans who plan to wet a line this year, there's no doubt that as you wait to feel that familiar tug at the end of your fishing line this summer, you'll ask yourself, "How can I catch more fish and bigger fish?"
For the first time since 2014, Miami Dade College’s (MDC) baseball team has been crowned state champions after defeating Sante Fe College over the weekend. MDC Sharks won the state championship at the 2021 FCSAA State/NJCAA Region 8 South Atlantic District Championship.
The same daily papers and social media outlets that had Miami Baseball heading to Omaha for the College World Series after the season’s ﬁrst weekend are now tolling the bells of an unpropitious ﬁnish, widely predicting Miami not making the NCAA Tournament.
Now is the time to plan for Florida’s upcoming hunting seasons if you’re interested in applying for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) alligator harvest permits or fall hunts at a Florida wildlife management area or national wildlife refuge.
Governor Ron DeSantis announced the popular 2021 Gulf red snapper recreational season is set to open June 4 and run through July 28, with a possible fall reopening if quota is available.
With Democrats decrying the “eleventh-hour” move, the Florida House and Senate on Wednesday revived and passed a controversial plan that would ban transgender female athletes from competing on high-school girls’ and college women’s sports teams.
Coming off a series sweep avoiding win at North Carolina last Sunday and a midweek shutout of FGCU, Miami’s confidence was high heading into Friday’s series opener at Harrington Athletics Village against the Boston College Eagles (17-21,6-28 ACC).
Three civic organizations, led by the Kiwanis Club of Homestead-South Dade, raised $3,000 to form and support two girls softball teams at J.D. Redd Municipal Park in Homestead.