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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 22, 2022

More Swamp Walks at Swamp Celebration 2022

The best way to learn about the swamp is to get into it! Join us for a weekend of swamp walks through Big Cypress National Preserve, live demonstrations and experiments with NPS rangers, entertainment, and so much more! This exclusive event gives supporters of The Alliance for Florida’s National Parks an opportunity to explore the…

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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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May 12, 2022

We’ve Partnered with Krispy Kreme for National Doughnut Day

Make a donation of $20 or more to The Alliance for Florida’s National Parks from May 23rd through June 3rd and be rewarded with a gift certificate for one dozen original glazed doughnuts from Krispy Kreme! The digital certificate will arrive in time to be redeemed in person at your local Krispy Kreme on National…

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April 20, 2022

How We’re Making Florida’s National Parks More Accessible

Florida’s national parks may seem just down the road for many of us, but for others, they are worlds away. Here at The Alliance, we are passionate about bridging this gap between people and Florida’s public lands. We know that exposure to natural places and immersion in natural settings can be powerful healing and restorative…

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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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March 22, 2022

Where Have All the Big Cypress Gone?

If you’ve driven along US 41 or I-75 through Big Cypress National Preserve, there’s no doubt that you’ve marveled at beauty of the cypress trees that are patchworked into the sawgrass prairies throughout this swampland. Maybe you’ve even ventured out into wilderness to experience these trees up close and personal for yourself. With long, vibrant…

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March 1, 2022

Wine & Wildlife Returned to Naples to Raise the Most Money Ever for Florida’s National Parks

Our “wildly” popular gala-style event that captivated the Paradise Coast communities of Florida for five previous years, Wine & Wildlife, returned in-person this past February. In total, Wine & Wildlife grossed $152,000 in support of Florida’s national parks – almost a 28% increase over the event’s previous record – with $61,000 of that money raised…

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