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September 18, 2016

Sunday Morning Bike Ride in Everglades National Park

Join the SFNPT and a park ranger on Sunday September 18 for an early morning bike ride to the Shark Valley observation tower and back (15 miles) with stops along the way to watch wildlife and drink in the River of Grass. The program is free with your own bike (after park entrance fee of…

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September 17, 2016

Butterfly and Bird Day

The Miami Blue Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association, Tropical Audubon Society and Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation & Open Space offer a full day of programs, nature walks, displays, children’s activities and plant sales featuring the birds and butterflies of South Florida as part of this special event at Castellow Hammock Preserve and Nature Garden…

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July 23, 2016

Experience Your Backyard in July: Snorkel the Shipwreck Trial in Biscayne National Park

Join us in July for our next Experience Your Backyard outing. We’re organizing a snorkel tour on Saturday July 23 on the Shipwreck Trail in Biscayne National Park. The outing is free for SFNPT members but space is limited. Contact us at info@southfloridaparks.org or call us at305-665-4769 to reserve space. New members welcome! Join the SFNPT…

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July 20, 2016

Free Fishing Classes offered by Biscayne National Park

A free fishing class taught by Biscayne National Park experts will be offered on Wednesday July 20 at 6 PM in both English and Spanish at Suniland Park, 8398 SW 128th Street in Pinecrest. The three-and-one-half hour class will be repeated on October 26 and December 14. “By helping anglers in the community we are…

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July 15, 2016

Summer Citizenship Ceremonies at Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park is hosting four separate citizenship ceremonies for new Americans this summer to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service on August 25, 2016. The citizenship ceremonies are open to the public and take place at the park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center on Friday July 15 from 9 AM to 10…

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June 18, 2016

Historic Flamingo Bus Tour

Join the SFNPT on Saturday June 18 for a free, ranger-guided bus tour to the historic Flamingo district inside Everglades National Park as part of our Vote Your Park campaign to restore the Flamingo Visitor Center. Learn about the “Mission 66” program that transformed Flamingo in the 1960s and current plans to restore Flamingo to its…

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June 4, 2016

Jump into Summer!

Summer is coming and we’re staying cool with a June event on Biscayne Bay celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. Join us at the Key Biscayne Yacht Club on Saturday June 4 for drinks, dinner and a boat tour to one of Miami’s most colorful neighborhoods – Stiltsville in Biscayne National Park….

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June 3, 2016

Inside Looking Out @ Biscayne National Park

Thirty works of art created by the staff, volunteers and partners of South Florida’s four national parks is on display in Biscayne National Park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center Gallery from June 3 through September 12, 2016. “Inside Looking Out,” the latest show in our Community Artist Program at Biscayne National Park, offers an “insider’s perspective…

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June 2, 2016

Launch event for new Everglades “forever” stamp

Join us on Thursday June 2 in Everglades National Park for the official launch of the new Everglades “forever” stamp, starting at 11 AM. The U.S. Postal Service is releasing 16 national park stamps in 2016 (including the Everglades stamp) to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. The Everglades stamp features a…

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May 25, 2016

Go Social for National Parks!

Join the South Florida National Parks Trust for an exclusive happy hour at American Social Brickell in downtown Miami to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. We’ll be making a special announcement that night about the future of the Flamingo Visitor Center in Everglades National Park. Tickets are $25 per person ($30…

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