Wildlife & Environment

USACE announces availability of WERP draft PIR/EIS available for review and public comment

WERP will reestablish ecological connectivity from the northwest portion of the study area...

Enjoy some outdoor fun this holiday season, visit a UF/IFAS demonstration garden

Looking to do something inexpensive and outdoorsy this holiday season?

Water shortage warning issued for Lee and Collier Counties

The South Florida Water Management District issued a Water Shortage Warning  for Collier and Lee counties …
Schools

The Immokalee Foundation's Charity Classic Gala Raises $2.3 Million

The Immokalee Foundation has announced that their 2024 Charity Classic:

Southwest Florida Students Set to Compete in Incubate Debate National Championship

On Saturday, Jan. 27,  students from Collier, Hendry and Glades counties ...

Joseph Zeknik named Take Stock in Children of Florida Mentor of the Year

Joseph Zednik, board member and mentor at The Immokalee Foundation, was awarded the 2024 Take Stock in Children Mentor of the Year.
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Agriculture

Enjoy Florida-grown foods at Thanksgiving and through the holidays

When you’re giving thanks this Thanksgiving, consider that much of your food grew in the Sunshine State...

UF hopes to speed solutions to citrus greening & other crop diseases

University of Florida scientists plan to utilize $2 million from an initiative...

FFVA announces Class 13 of emerging leaders program

Administered by the Florida Specialty Crop Foundation, the creation of the Emerging Leader Development Program...
Government
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New year brings new laws in Florida

Several new laws take effect Jan. 1 in the state of Florida. Ethics Requirements ...

U.S. Postal Service announces Holiday Operating Schedule

In observance of the two holidays, Post Offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 25, and Monday, Jan. 1.
A competitor argues her point at the December 9 Incubate Debate 2nd Annual Regional Tournament held at Immokalee High School.

Immokalee Foundation holds regional Incubate Debate tournament

On Saturday, Dec. 9, students from Collier, Glades, Hendry and Manatee ...
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President Biden approves Major Disaster Declaration for Florida

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Florida to supplement state and local recovery efforts …
Nation & World
Baptism highlights second day of convention at Hertz Arena

Thousands will look on as Caleb joins other congregants who will also be fully immersed in the baptismal pool...

Nurses fight conspiracy theories along with coronavirus

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