Florida Everglades

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 26

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 26

GORDON RAMSAY COOKS UP UNIQUE FLORIDA DISH: BURMESE PYTHON Ramsay joined Kyle Penniston of Miami on July 15 to hunt invasive pythons in the Everglades for an upcoming episode of his competitive-cooking television variety show “The F Word with Gordon Ramsay.” Penniston hunts pythons for the South Florida Water Management District , the state agency […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 7

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 7

LAWSUIT CHALLENGES FLORIDA BAN ON SMOKABLE MEDICAL MARIJUANA Lawyer John Morgan filed the lawsuit Thursday, saying smoking marijuana is the best way to administer it to some patients. Morgan led the ballot effort that put medical use of marijuana in the state constitution with 71 percent voter approval. He said the language in the constitution […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 6

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 6

REPORT: JANET RENO’S RANCH TO BE DONATED TO MIAMI COLLEGE A final agreement is being ironed out to donate the ranch which sat on the edge of the Everglades where Reno’s mother built the rustic home in the 1940s. It’s slated to become part of the environmental center at the college’s campus south of Miami. […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 25

Five Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 25

FIRST LEGAL CUBAN CARGO IN MORE THAN 50 YEARS ARRIVES IN US Two containers of artisanal charcoal arrived Tuesday morning at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale aboard a Crowley Maritime ship called the K-Storm. The special charcoal is made from Cuban marabu by private, worker-owned cooperatives. Marabu is an invasive woody species from Africa that […]