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October 2017

Irma Cleanup: Big Cypress Gallery Volunteer Day

October 5, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Clyde & Niki Butcher Big Cypress Gallery, 52388 Tamiami Trail
Ochopee, FL 34141 United States
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Big Cypress Gallery Volunteer Day We have a volunteer request from our wonderful park friends, Clyde & Niki Butcher at the Big Cypress Gallery. They have organized a volunteer workday for Thursday, October 5th and are looking for extra hands to help. Each October the Big Cypress Gallery graciously hosts a major fundraiser for the Big Cypress Education Department and they need help reopening the trails behind the gallery in time for the event. The SFNPT will be at the volunteer…

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Swamp Night at Naples Beach Brewery

October 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Naples Beach Brewery, 4120 Enterprise Ave. Suite 115-117
Naples, FL 34104 United States
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Join us at Naples Beach Brewery on Saturday 10/14 to support outdoor education programs in Big Cypress for Collier County kids  Naples Beach Brewery has crafted a special brew to support Big Cypress National Preserve For every pint sold, Naples Beach Brewery will make a donation to the SFNPT in support of the Swamp Water And Me Program (SWAMP) an outdoor science education program that brings thousands of 6th-grade students from Collier County into Big Cypress each year for a ranger-led learning…

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Big Cypress Gallery 3rd Annual Fall Festival

October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - October 29, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Clyde & Niki Butcher Big Cypress Gallery, 52388 Tamiami Trail
Ochopee, FL 34141 United States
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Mark your calendars and join us at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery in October for Clyde's annual open house, with Halloween swamp walks led by Big Cypress rangers. Trick or tree!!! For more information & to RSVP visit https://clydebutcher.com/event/3rd-annual-fall-festival/

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November 2017

National Park Ambassadors Program: Now Accepting Applications

November 2, 2017 @ 12:00 am - November 30, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Free

The National Park Ambassadors Program The National Park Ambassadors Program is a six-month environmental leadership program for young professionals focused on South Florida’s four national parks. We are looking for individuals of diverse backgrounds in Greater Miami who enjoy the outdoors, who want to learn more about the Everglades and South Florida’s marine environment, and who can devote one Saturday a month for six months to the program, to develop a deeper knowledge of these parks and greater leadership skills…

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June 2018

Volunteer Event – Tree Planting in Big Cypress

June 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hp Williams Roadside Park, 12580 Turner River Road
Ochopee, FL 34141 United States
Free

Volunteer with the SFNPT  in Big Cypress National Preserve! On Saturday June 30th we will plant trees at restoration sites along Turner River. Planting is hard work, but it is a rewarding experience that helps improve park habitat and benefits native plants and wildlife. We can’t do this project without the support of awesome volunteers! This project is made possible through the generous support of the Guerra Family Foundation. Thank you for your continued support of South Florida’s national parks! When: Saturday, June 30th from 9:00…

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August 2018

Volunteer Event Part II – Tree Planting in Big Cypress

August 4, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hp Williams Roadside Park, 12580 Turner River Road
Ochopee, FL 34141 United States
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Volunteer with the SFNPT  in Big Cypress National Preserve! On Saturday August 4th we will plant trees at restoration sites along Turner River and/or Birdon Road. Planting is hard work, but it is a rewarding experience that helps improve park habitat and benefits native plants and wildlife. We can’t do this project without the support of awesome volunteers! Read more about the Ochopee Sheetflow Restoration Project This project is made possible through the generous support of the Guerra Family Foundation. Thank you for your…

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October 2018

Clyde Butcher’s Big Cypress Swamp Walks

October 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - October 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Clyde & Niki Butcher Big Cypress Gallery, 52388 Tamiami Trail
Ochopee, FL 34141 United States
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Vermont has its leaf-peepers. Munich has Oktoberfest. Here in South Florida, we celebrate the fall season with swamp walks in the Big Cypress National Preserve. Join us on October 27 & 28 at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery and take a walk on the wild side! Clyde and Niki Butcher host a fall festival at their Big Cypress Gallery in October every year. As part of the fun, special swamp walks behind the gallery are available for the brave (and…

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December 2018

Swamp Night at Naples Beach Brewery

December 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Naples Beach Brewery, 4120 Enterprise Ave. Suite 115-117
Naples, FL 34104 United States
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Join us at Naples Beach Brewery on Saturday 12/15 to support outdoor education programs in Big Cypress for Collier County kids    Naples Beach Brewery has crafted a special brew to support Big Cypress National Preserve For every pint sold, Naples Beach Brewery will make a donation to the SFNPT in support of the Swamp Water And Me Program (SWAMP) an outdoor science education program that brings thousands of 6th-grade students from Collier County into Big Cypress each year for a ranger-led learning…

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February 2019

4th Annual Wine & Wildlife

February 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooring Line Drive
Naples, FL 34102 United States
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$100

YOU ARE INVITED! Join our guest of honor Fran Mainella, the 16th Director of the National Park Service and the first women to lead our national parks, on Thursday, February 21 for our signature event of the year in Naples– Wine & Wildlife. This one-of-a-kind evening combines good wine, great food, and live wildlife in celebration of South Florida’s national parks! Best of all, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that your contribution supports our national parks! Through your generous support, Wine &…

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October 2019

Clyde Butcher’s Annual Fall Festival & Swamp Walks

October 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - October 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Big Cypress Gallery, 52388 Tamiami Trail
Ochopee, FL 34141 United States
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$50

Expand your fall plans beyond just a walk through a haunted house filled with ghosts and ghouls for a walk through the swamp filled with real critters! Here in South Florida, we celebrate the fall season with swamp walks in the Big Cypress National Preserve. Join us on October 26 & 27 at Clyde Butcher’s Big Cypress Gallery and take a walk on the wild side! Clyde and Niki Butcher host a fall festival at their Big Cypress Gallery in…

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