The following is re-posted from the University of Florida News… UF scientists find state record 87 eggs in largest python from Everglades… Scientists at the Florida Museum of Natural History on the University of Florida campus examined the internal anatomy of the 164.5-pound snake Friday. The animal was brought to the Florida Museum from Everglades … Read more
There are 13 bridges in Florida that are designated structurally deficient and/or fracture critical. Every day, thousands of Floridians cross over these dangerous bridges. One of the bridges is over 90 years old and another carries an average of over 33,000 cars every day. Nationwide, there are about 77,000 structurally deficient bridges and 18,000 fracture … Read more
A proposed Florida constitutional amendment would keep conservation dollars where they should be. The Florida Water and Land Legacy Campaign, a coalition that includes the Trust for Public Land, Audubon Florida, the Florida Wildlife Federation, the Sierra Club, the Nature Conservancy, 1000 Friends of Florida, Defenders of Wildlife and other groups are working to get … Read more
The headline reads like the title of a 1970s drive in theater horror film…”Invasion of the Lionfish!” But this is no piece of fictional teen filmmaking, it is real and it is happening in Florida’s waters. Pterois miles and Pterois volitans, or “lionfish” are invading Florida and the predator has the potential to cause great … Read more
My wife and I both were born and raised in Florida. We are nearly the same age, were raised in the same town, and went to the same pediatrician. We visited many of the same tourist areas growing up but didn’t meet until years later. Both of our families enjoyed traveling to all of the … Read more
My wife and I spent a few hours on historic Fernandina Beach, Florida today. It is the only municipality in the United States that has flown 8 different national flags. We watched as a line of thunderstorms moved on shore. It was beautiful…
Florida Politic contributor Milt Hays Jr. visited Suwannee County, Florida recently and took some photos of ongoing flooding in that area… The first photo is of a field off of SR 252. Is was taken on Sunday, July 29, 2012 and the area is indicated by the red star on the below map… The second … Read more
Florida Politic has covered the plight of Florida’s utilities here, here, and here. We pointed out the role of the Public Service Commission in this mess. The Palm Beach Post has published the short list of PSC candidates to fill an upcoming vacancy. Read about it here.