Big Cypress National Preserve

Big Cypress National Preserve

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PHOTOS: Outdoor enthusiasts protest plans to limit off-road vehicle access to Big Cypress

August 31, 2009, 8:10 am
COLLIER COUNTY — Mile marker 63 of Alligator Alley was a crossroads Sunday.At first glance, it was merely one of a handful of rest stops along the desolate stretch of highway.But Sunday, it was transformed into the intersection between old Florida culture and the conservation of the delicate Everglades ecosystem ...

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National Park Service Announces New Superintendent for Big Cypress National Preserve

January 28, 2009, 7:57 am
The National Park Service announced today that acting Superintendent Pedro Ramos will be the new superintendent at Big Cypress National Preserve in eastern Collier ...

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Big Cypress Addition Recreational-Use Plans Move Forward

December 4, 2008, 11:45 am
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) heard a report on the progress of opening the Big Cypress Addition for public access and hunting during its meeting in Key West on ...

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People-Panther Guidelines Issued as Florida Panther Population Grows

October 15, 2008, 7:33 am
There are now between 80 and 100 panthers in Florida, a four-fold increase over the past 25 years, federal wildlife officials said today, announcing new guidelines for human-panther interaction. One of the rarest large mammals in the United States, the Florida panther, Puma concolor coryi, is listed as endangered under ...

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