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Biden’s public lands pick wins backing by environmental advocates ahead of...

Environmental groups are lining up behind President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management prior to her Tuesday confirmation hearing. More than...

Legislature poised to allow fantasy sports betting in principle, but not...

There won’t be legal online fantasy sports betting in Florida anytime soon — at least, it looks unlikely this year. Gov. Ron DeSantis and the...

Gov. DeSantis strikes gambling deal with Seminole Tribe; Legislature, Biden administration,...

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a deal Friday with the Seminole Tribe of Florida that would rewrite Florida’s gambling laws and bring billions to the...

U.S. Senate confirms Debra Haaland as first Native American to serve...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Debra Haaland made history on Monday when she became the first Native American confirmed by the U.S. Senate to hold...

Musings on Florida and the politics of pythons

A year ago, I tagged along with a couple of professional python hunters searching the Everglades for the big snakes. We spent six hours...

House passes bipartisan public lands bill; next stop president’s desk

WASHINGTON — Major environmental legislation sailed through Congress Wednesday while the nation’s political leaders were stuck in intense negotiations over the contours of a...

What happened at the treasured Big Cypress National Preserve was “horrendous”

The Big Cypress National Preserve is a soggy wonder -- a place that is, as nature writer Jeff Ripple once noted, one of the...

Beloved, tiny FL Key deer would lose protection under new Trump...

The Trump administration is recommending that one of Florida’s most iconic wild creatures – the diminutive Key deer which roam in the state’s southern-most...

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