Wildlife declining in Big Cypress National Preserve

WEST PALM BEACH — The decline of Florida panthers, deer and other native wildlife in the Big Cypress National Preserve was highlighted by several speakers at the May 7 meeting of the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force. Due to the concerns about COVID-19, participants gathered online via Zoom. Aliese Priddy said her property borders […]

Annual Indian Arts Celebration attracts large crowds

BIG CYPRESS — Participants, spectators, tribal members and visitors experienced a dizzying array of art, crafts, cultural education, entertainment, food, music and other delights at the 22nd Annual American Indian Arts Celebration last weekend. Hundreds turned out for the two-day extravaganza hosted at the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Museum on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation south […]

Big Cypress plan raises sportsmen’s ire

BIG CYPRESS PRESERVE — The Big Cypress Sportsmen’s Alliance Inc. (BCSA) is up in arms and alerting its members and the public to what it calls a secret conspiracy among federal agencies to “condemn or forcefully obtain 248 private inholdings within the boundaries of the preserve.” This post on social media Thursday, June 27, immediately […]