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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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June 16, 2021

It’s World Sea Turtle Day!

Right now is a big time in the world of Florida’s sea turtles! Unbeknownst to them, today is World Sea Turtle Day, but this time of year also marks an occasion that they’re probably a bit more familiar with: nesting season. With a nesting season that lasts from March – October, we are near the…

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June 8, 2021

Support a Mooring Buoy for a Special Man in Your Life This Father’s Day

Father’s Day is near and if your dad is like a lot of Florida men that we know, he loves to get in as much quality time on the water as possible. And chances are, the 164,000 marine acres of Biscayne National Park are one of his go-to boating spots – it’s definitely one of…

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June 1, 2021

Boater Education Course Protects the Waterways of Everglades National Park

Floridians are found boating around the waters of South Florida year-round, but now that summer is unofficially here, the need to be on the sea becomes even greater. So we helped Everglades National Park develop a free online boater education course to orient and educate boaters to the unique features of the park’s marine waters….

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May 3, 2021

A New Way to Recognize Donors

We’re launching a new way to be recognized for your support of Florida’s national parks! You now have the opportunity to be acknowledged with a plaque placed on a bench, picnic table, shelter, or overlook in your favorite national park. This special recognition is available to supporters who make a $2,500 or more donation and…

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April 29, 2021

Parktails Raises Almost $22,000 for Florida’s National Parks

Through ticket purchases, auction bids, and donations, allies for Florida’s national parks helped us raise almost $22,000 through Parktails, our first-ever virtual event! An evening of virtual cocktails and tales from Florida’s national parks, Parktails was hosted by WPLG Local 10 News’ Louis Aguirre and offered a talk-show style discussion covering such topics as Women…

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April 17, 2021

Clyde Butcher Celebrates National Park Week by Supporting The Alliance

In honor of National Park Week and beyond (through April 30th to be exact!) our supporters and all national park lovers can purchase Clyde Butcher’s new “America’s National Parks” gift set or his new “America’s Everglades” gift set to save 15% and receive a signed book. But that is not even the best part! Throughout…

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March 2, 2021

Say Hello to The Alliance!

After the year that 2020 was, we knew we wanted to start this year off fresh. But besides it being a new year, the scope of work that our organization has done within Florida’s four national parks has continuously expanded over years, reaching from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean to the inner reaches of…

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February 12, 2021

The Halfway Creek Bridge Officially Opens at Big Cypress

Providing an elevated exploration experience is one of our top priorities and today our latest major project to enhance the visitor experience at Big Cypress National Preserve is being unveiled – the Halfway Creek Bridge! This much-needed bridge crosses the canal adjacent to the Big Cypress National Preserve Swamp Welcome Center on US 41. The…

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December 21, 2020

Ending the Year as Your Favorite South Florida Charity!

This holiday season, FirstBank Florida gave residents of South Florida and beyond an opportunity to vote for their favorite local philanthropy and thanks to your support the South Florida National Parks Trust received the most votes! By securing this top spot, FirstBank Florida will donate $5,000 to our organization. This money will help us sustain…

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