December 12, 2012 RSS feed / Outdoors

THE LIVING GULF COAST

Substantial pelican on the mend after decades of decline

The white pelican is one of the largest and heaviest birds found in Southwest Florida. Only the wild turkey, back from its own brush with extinction, is larger. More...

Forget the holiday season. What about the python season?

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has announced the 2013 Python Challenge, with its goal of increasing public awareness about Burmese pythons and how this invasive species is a threat to the Everglades ecosystem.  More...