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Parks – Biscayne National Park

July 5, 2022

Free Things to Do in 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 free things to do in Florida’s national parks, just pick your favorite way to enjoy the outdoors! We’ve highlighted some of our favorite summer activities to do below to give you some outdoor…

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June 27, 2022

Blooms Over Balloons

Due to the many requests from our community, we have extended our “Blooms Over Balloons” campaign until August 31, 2022 The Alliance for Florida’s National Parks is teaming up with the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for “Blooms Over Balloons,” a campaign that aims to reduce the number of balloons found on the shorelines and in…

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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 17, 2022

Three Tips for Boating in Florida’s National Parks

National Safe Boating Week kicks off this Saturday and lasts through May 27th. This global awareness effort encourages boaters to make the most of their boating adventure by being responsible. We’ve compiled three tips to keep in mind over the next week – and into the future – to help you boat safely in Florida’s…

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May 13, 2022

Balloons in Biscayne Bay: The Alliance In the News

Balloons being dumped into Biscayne Bay was caught on camera earlier this week and we were able to use this unfortunate event to raise awareness of this problem that has increasingly been plaguing South Florida’s waterways and shorelines. More than 1,500 balloons were removed from Biscayne National Park this season, just some of the many…

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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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March 30, 2022

2019 Saw a Record Amount of Debris Removed from Biscayne National Park. And We’re Eager to Beat That Number.

On most weekdays from December through April, you can see boats emblazoned with the National Park Service logo, filled with passengers gripping tightly, dashing across the waters of Biscayne Bay with one goal in mind: to clean-up the beaches of Biscayne National Park. The outer islands of the park make for prime nesting grounds for…

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January 18, 2022

Three Ways to Explore the Florida Outdoors The New Year

Whether you call them goals, lifestyle changes, or even resolutions, chances are you’ve got some major plans for yourself in 2022. And we’re here to help you with those plans! If you want to reconnect with nature, be more eco-friendly, take up a new hobby, prioritize your mental wellness, or any combination of things that…

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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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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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