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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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October 23, 2021

Swamp Celebration at Clyde Butcher’s Big Cypress Gallery

Our annual two-day swamp walk fundraiser is back once again! This exclusive event gives supporters of The Alliance for Florida’s National Parks an opportunity to explore the private property surrounding Clyde Butcher’s Big Cypress Gallery within Big Cypress National Preserve. These adventurous outings are in support of Big Cypress’ youth environmental education program, which serves…

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August 27, 2021

Parktails: Summer Series on Invasive Species

Join us each month for a free virtual round table series of tales directly from some of the most notable personalities involved in Florida’s national parks. The Parktails: Summer Series expands on our popular virtual event that took place this past April. But this time, there’s no ticket needed! This month’s topic is… Invasive Species!…

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July 12, 2021

It’s Summer Love for Nurse Sharks at Dry Tortugas

If you visit Dry Tortugas National Park anytime between mid-June and mid-July, you may spot something that seems a little out of place: a lone ladder sticking out of the shallows of the harbor surrounded by Garden, Bush, and Long Keys. But this isn’t a piece of debris that’s washed up from the depths of…

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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 22, 2021

Parktails

Join us for cocktails curated exclusively for the evening from Bar Lab – and for a few tales from Florida’s national parks – in celebration of our new name, our revamped mission and our rededication to enriching the experience of park visitors and creating deeper connections between diverse communities to the nature that abounds in…

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