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Ready to hit the beach? Parking decals for Boynton Beach’s Oceanfront Park on sale September 20

Ready to hit the beach? Parking decals for Boynton Beach’s Oceanfront Park on sale September 20

Annual beach parking decals for Oceanfront Park go on sale Sept. 20. The park is open 365 days a year from sunrise to 9:00 p.m. with lifeguards on duty from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Oceanfront Park features designated surf and skim board areas, chair and umbrella rentals for your convenience, a playground, picnic areas […]

County to Conduct Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes in Western Areas

County to Conduct Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes in Western Areas

Due to a large mosquito hatch from Hurricane Irma, the Palm Beach County Division of Mosquito Control will be conducting aerial spraying beginning at sunset on Tuesday, Sept. 19, weather permitting.  Should weather conditions prevent spraying that night, the air spray will occur the first evening weather conditions allow. The planned coverage area of approximately […]

South Florida Museum to Reopen After Hurricane Irma with CABIN FEVER RELIEF: Half-Priced Museum Admission

South Florida Museum to Reopen After Hurricane Irma with CABIN FEVER RELIEF: Half-Priced Museum Admission

The South Florida Museum remains closed today, Tuesday, Sept. 12, however we will return to regular business hours beginning Wednesday, Sept. 13. Manatee Care and facility staff remained onsite at the Museum throughout the hurricane to ensure the safety of our rehabilitating manatees — Randall, Gale and Baca. The manatees and the Museum fared well […]

Palm Beach Zoo Begins Cleanup and Recovery Following Hurricane Irma

Palm Beach Zoo Begins Cleanup and Recovery Following Hurricane Irma

Recovery efforts are underway at the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society, following Hurricane Irma. While all animals are accounted for, the Zoo sustained massive damage to many of its Ficus and Banyan trees across its 23-acre campus; fortunately, all of the Zoo’s main buildings and the majority of its fences appear to be intact. […]

Palm Beach Zoo weathers Hurricane Irma

Palm Beach Zoo weathers Hurricane Irma

All is well this morning at the zoo.   Their Incident Command was able to make a quick survey of the campus at day break and although they  have sustained limbs down, there is no major damage. All the animals are safe and our ride-out team (11 people) will remain in the Animal Care Complex until further […]

This New Conservation Safari Reaches Beyond the Clichés of Africa

This New Conservation Safari Reaches Beyond the Clichés of Africa

People travel thousands of miles to Zimbabwe to immerse themselves in a symbiosis of nature co-mingling with village life, hopeful always of extracting meaning beyond what they see in stock photos. For 30 years Wildland Adventures’ (http://www.wildland.com/) raison d’etre has helped travelers reach beyond the clichés of destinations they visit. The company’s new Zimbabwe Conservation […]