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Parks – Biscayne National Park

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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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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November 13, 2019

Debris Maze Challenge Exhibit at Biscayne National Park

Miami, FL – The Debris Maze Challenge, a Miami Foundation Public Space Challenge winner and immersive art experience building awareness of litter in our oceans, will open to the public at Biscayne National Park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center on December 7, 2019 and run daily through January 3, 2020. A kick-off event will take place on…

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August 19, 2019

Our Summer Intern says goodbye to her National Park Adventure

August 2019 – Allie Hellier is headed back to school this month after “finding her park” in South Florida. In a final blog post, Allie reflects on the people she met and the lessons she learned while on assignment in South Florida’s national parks. By Allison Hellier Endings are uncomfortable. It means forging into the…

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August 13, 2019

Biscayne Celebrates an August Birthday with an Art Reception (and cake)

Biscayne National Park News Release Biscayne National Park Gallery highlights lesser-known National Parks in Beyond the Icons Photography Exhibit Beyond the Icons: America’s Lesser-Known National Parks, the newest exhibit in Biscayne National Park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center Gallery, features 25 prints with corresponding stories by Sandra Ramos. She wants the images to educate and engage audiences with the…

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May 29, 2019

Giving Children the Gift of Nature

May 2019 – SFNPT Executive Director Don Finefrock wrote this article for the May 2019 edition of Preservation Today, the magazine of Dade Heritage Trust. Learn more about Dade Heritage Trust at http://dadeheritagetrust.org/ More than 18,000 school children discovered nature last year on national park field trips funded by the South Florida National Parks Trust….

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May 2, 2019

Biscayne Bay Brewing partners with SFNPT to support Marine Conservation in South Florida

Photo: Volunteers from Biscayne Bay Brewing remove marine debris from turtle nesting beaches in Biscayne National Park as part of a new partnership with the SFNPT. May 2019 – Biscayne Bay Brewing Company is giving back to support local marine conservation efforts through a new partnership with the South Florida National Parks Trust (SFNPT). For every…

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April 30, 2019

Biscayne National Park reopens “Spite Highway” on Elliott Key

April 2019 – Biscayne National Park has reopened the hiking trail known as “Spite Highway” on Elliott Key to visitors for the first time since September 2017 when Hurricane Irma toppled trees along the route. See the park announcement below for details: Date: April 30, 2019Elliott Key’s “Spite Highway” Reopened to Visitors HOMESTEAD, FL – Work to…

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