Tag: big cypress national preserve

Nikki Fried Calls on Interior Department, National Park Service to Stop Additional Drilling in...

Last week, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried wrote to U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and National Park Service Director Charles F. Sams III regarding oil drilling and wetlands restoration in the Big...

Florida Delegation Urges House Committee to Include Everglades Funding in Infrastructure Package

In the letter to the leaders of the U.S. Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the members urged the committee to provide robust funding for key restoration projects, citing the importance of the Everglades ecosystem for providing clean drinking water to 8 million Floridians, creating jobs, and supporting the regional economy.

Ron DeSantis Showcases Efforts to Remove Invasive Pythons From South Florida

On Monday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis showcased the efforts  of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) to remove Burmese pythons from South Florida.

Francis Rooney Wants Interior Department to Look at Seismic Activities in Big Cypress National...

Freshman U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., wants the U.S. Interior Department to ensure that seismic activities in the Big Cypress National Preserve are following proper procedure.