Four stories about people and organizations making a difference for their communities and furloughed workers.
By Jamie Leventhal, Lorna Baldwin
The gates are open at the Everglades National Park, but with no one to collect entry fees, business is drying up. The partial government shutdown couldn't come at a worse time for the region, which depends on tourists and is…
By John Yang, Leah Nagy, Lorna Baldwin
Florida agreed to buy almost 300 sq. miles of farmland north of the wetlands from a U.S. Sugar company for $1.75 billion. The tentative deal will expand and restore the Everglades, a key U.S. ecosystem, and relieve the sugar company…
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