Chad Gillis, The News-Press

Chad Gillis

The News-Press

Fort Myers, FL, United States

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  • The News-Press
  • Naples Daily News
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  • USA TODAY
  • Indianapolis Star
  • Knoxville News Sentinel
  • The Tennessean
  • 10 News Tampa Bay
  • KGW News
  • KING 5 News
  • KTVB.COM
  • KHOU
  • 12NewsNow
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Recent articles by Chad:

Dozens turn out to give Army Corps input on how to manage Lake Okeechobee releases

Army Corps takes input on Lake Okeechobee management as it compiles information for a new release schedule, which will say how much water should be released and when. → Read More

It's Eastern gray squirrel season, the time of year to rescue, reunite babies with parents

At CROW, rescued squirrels stay in a hospital room until they're ready to eat solid food and are then moved into outside enclosures. → Read More

State wants to expand Burmese python hunting program, double the number of hunters

Burmese pythons began establishing themselves in the Everglades decades ago and are now thought to be a permanent part of South Florida's ecosystem. → Read More

Caloosahatchee River spared lake releases as Army Corps holds water in lake, sends some south

Army Corps decided last week it would not send water to coast, environmental groups and water quality experts say it was a good move for the river. → Read More

Hurricane Dorian pulls moisture from Florida, decreasing rain chances

So while Hurricane Dorian did not have a direct impact on Southwest Florida area, it is still steering the weather here. → Read More

Hurricane Dorian pulls moisture from Florida, decreasing rain chances

So while Hurricane Dorian did not have a direct impact on Southwest Florida area, it is still steering the weather here. → Read More

Hurricane Dorian: Lake Okeechobee, Caloosahatchee estuary largely spared from impacts

The fear in Lee County was that the storm would dump several feet of rain, which would then flow into Lake Okeechobee and cause the lake to rise. → Read More

Hurricane Dorian: Lake Okeechobee, Caloosahatchee estuary largely spared from impacts

The fear in Lee County was that the storm would dump several feet of rain, which would then flow into Lake Okeechobee and cause the lake to rise. → Read More

Hurricane Dorian: What weather conditions to expect and when across the Treasure Coast

Dorian is expected to remain off-shore, but the Treasure Coast is not out of the woods yet. Here is what to expect where you live. → Read More

Hurricane Dorian: Flood watch possible for Lee, Collier counties as storm approaches Florida's east coast

An upper level low pressure system to the south and a high pressure system north of the storm will eventually cause it to turn to the north-northwest in the next few days. → Read More

Hurricane Dorian: Flood watch possible for Lee, Collier counties as storm approaches Florida's east coast

An upper level low pressure system to the south and a high pressure system north of the storm will eventually cause it to turn to the north-northwest in the next few days. → Read More

Brown water: natural tannins or sign of looming red tide?

FWC reports from Tuesday show low to medium concentrations of red tide in Sarasota Bay. Some water experts say this may another harmful algal bloom. → Read More

Brown water: natural tannins or sign of looming red tide?

FWC reports from Tuesday show low to medium concentrations of red tide in Sarasota Bay. Some water experts say this may another harmful algal bloom. → Read More

NWS: heavy rains expected this weekend for already saturated Southwest Florida

NWS forecasters: Rain will average between 1 to 2 inches, but some areas will see higher amounts as the disturbance moves over the state this weekend. → Read More

NWS: heavy rains expected this weekend for already saturated Southwest Florida

NWS forecasters: Rain will average between 1 to 2 inches, but some areas will see higher amounts as the disturbance moves over the state this weekend. → Read More

Scientists think toxic algae may be to blame for Florida's stumbling panthers, bobcats

Florida's fish and wildlife agency has confirmed that one panther and one bobcat have shown positive results for neurological damage. → Read More

Scientists think toxic algae could be impacting some Florida panthers, bobcats

FWC has confirmed that one of the panthers and one bobcat have shown positive results for neurological damage → Read More

Scientists think toxic algae could be impacting some Florida panthers, bobcats

FWC has confirmed that one of the panthers and one bobcat have shown positive results for neurological damage → Read More

Save Our Water 2019: Hundreds gather to hear Gov. DeSantis, experts talk water quality

About 600 people were at the Hyatt Regency in Bonita Springs Wednesday for the 2019 Save Our Water summit, produced by The News-Press and Naples Daily News. → Read More

Save Our Water 2019: Hundreds gather to hear Gov. DeSantis, experts talk water quality

About 600 people were at the Hyatt Regency in Bonita Springs Wednesday for the 2019 Save Our Water summit, produced by The News-Press and Naples Daily News. → Read More