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August 2017

Volunteer: Cypress Tree Planting

August 19, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hp Williams Roadside Park, 12580 Turner River Road
Ochopee, FL 34141 United States
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Volunteer with the SFNPT to plant cypress trees in Big Cypress National Preserve. On Saturday, August 19th we will plant 150 cypress trees along Turner River Road as part of restoration work in the park. Trees will be planted at sites newly cleared of invasive plant species and at several new culvert locations in the park. Planting is hard work, but it is a rewarding experience that helps improve park habitats and benefits native plants and wildlife – we can’t do…

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September 2017

Biscayne: National Public Lands Day Volunteer Clean-Up

September 30, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dante Fascell Visitor Center, Biscayne National Park, 9700 SW 328th Street, Sir Lancelot Jones Way
Homestead, FL 33033 United States
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Volunteers wanted! Join Biscayne National Park for National Public Lands Day this Saturday, September 30, 2017 to assist with Hurricane Irma recovery efforts at Biscayne National Park. See link for complete details and registration information. All volunteers MUST be pre-registered. https://www.neefusa.org/site-event/national-public-lands-day-volunteer-clean  

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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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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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September 2018

Volunteer: National Public Lands Day

September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Black Point Marina, 24775 SW 87th Avenue
Miami, FL 33190 United States
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We invite you to volunteer with us in Biscayne National Park for National Public Lands Day 2018 to help us #KeepBiscayneBeautiful! We will be cleaning up marine debris from the mangrove shoreline South of Black Point Marina.  We are looking for volunteers to bring their own paddlecraft (kayaks, canoes, SUPs, etc) to access the shallow mangrove shoreline AND/OR volunteers that have shallow-draft motorized vessels to help transport garbage back to shore. There is a lot of debris out there and the area…

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