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June 8, 2022

Great Outdoors Month: Things to Do in Florida’s National Parks This Summer

Celebrate Great Outdoors Month by exploring Florida’s national parks! Winter and spring are known to be “the season” in South Florida, but even during the summer months, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the outdoors. We’ve highlighted some of our favorite summer activities below to give you some outdoor inspo, but as always, check…

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May 12, 2022

Biscayne National Park Breaks Record!

Biscayne National Park removed 30,881 pounds of debris from its beaches and shorelines this season, breaking its previous record, which was achieved in 2019 with 29,477 pounds of trash removed – a more than 1,400-pound difference! In preparation for the incoming sea turtle nesting season each year, Biscayne National Park dedicates significant resources between December…

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May 12, 2022

We’ve Partnered with Krispy Kreme for National Doughnut Day

Make a donation of $20 or more to The Alliance for Florida’s National Parks from May 23rd through June 3rd and be rewarded with a gift certificate for one dozen original glazed doughnuts from Krispy Kreme! The digital certificate will arrive in time to be redeemed in person at your local Krispy Kreme on National…

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April 20, 2022

How We’re Making Florida’s National Parks More Accessible

Florida’s national parks may seem just down the road for many of us, but for others, they are worlds away. Here at The Alliance, we are passionate about bridging this gap between people and Florida’s public lands. We know that exposure to natural places and immersion in natural settings can be powerful healing and restorative…

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March 22, 2022

Where Have All the Big Cypress Gone?

If you’ve driven along US 41 or I-75 through Big Cypress National Preserve, there’s no doubt that you’ve marveled at beauty of the cypress trees that are patchworked into the sawgrass prairies throughout this swampland. Maybe you’ve even ventured out into wilderness to experience these trees up close and personal for yourself. With long, vibrant…

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March 1, 2022

Wine & Wildlife Returned to Naples to Raise the Most Money Ever for Florida’s National Parks

Our “wildly” popular gala-style event that captivated the Paradise Coast communities of Florida for five previous years, Wine & Wildlife, returned in-person this past February. In total, Wine & Wildlife grossed $152,000 in support of Florida’s national parks – almost a 28% increase over the event’s previous record – with $61,000 of that money raised…

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December 20, 2021

The Year of Twenty-Twenty-WON

In a year when so many things still felt uncertain, we are proud to say that 2021 was a winning one for our organization. We began the year planning one of the biggest announcements from our organization ever – that we would be introducing ourselves under a new name. We said good-bye to the South…

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November 19, 2021

Our Greatest Give Miami Day Ever

Over the past four days, you – our supporters – have come out in full force to champion Florida’s national parks during Give Miami Day. Your generosity helped to raise more than $50,000, making this our greatest Give Miami Day ever! That is a full $10,000 more than our previous record breaking year in 2020!…

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November 1, 2021

Ron Magill and Five Other New Board Members Join Our Team

We are thrilled to welcome six new members to our board of directors! These new board members hail from a variety of diverse fields ranging from law to finance to filmmaking to conservation, but what unites them all is their drive to ensure that Florida remains natural, wild, and most importantly accessible. In their role…

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July 7, 2021

The Python Challenge Begins This Week

But What Happens with the Snakes During the Other 355 Days a Year? There’s only one competition that the Burmese python cares about: being the next sovereign of the swamp. But The Alliance is here to help end its reign. Governor DeSantis recently announced that the Florida Python Challenge would now be held annually –…

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