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March 25, 2017

Members Outing: Big Cypress Orchid Walk

Join us for an easy hike in Big Cypress to look for orchids, one of two Experience Your Backyard programs for SFNPT members in March. We’ll meet at the Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center at 9:00 AM and then carpool to the trailhead. Water may be ankle-deep in places along the trail. The program is free for…

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March 18, 2017

Park After Dark @ Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park has organized a new series of Park After Dark events this season at the Dante Fascell Visitor Center with evening campfires, s’mores for the kids, and telescopes for star-gazing. Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the park at night on March 18 and April 15 – the last two Park After Dark…

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March 18, 2017

Members Outing: Sunset Bike Ride in Shark Valley

Join the SFNPT for a twilight bike ride this month at Shark Valley, one of two Experience Your Backyard programs for members in March. We’ll gather at the Shark Valley Visitor Center and ride to the park’s observation tower in time for sunset (15 miles roundtrip). The program is free for members and guests, but…

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March 12, 2017

Family Fun Fest at Biscayne National Park

The 17th season of Biscayne National Park’s award-winning Family Fun Fest explores the park’s fantastic beasts, from tiny plankton to manatees and crocodiles. The monthly series of events takes place from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on the second Sunday of every month from December through April. Family Fun Fest Junior includes specially-designed activities for toddlers (ages…

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March 12, 2017

Biscayne Everglades Greenway Bike Ride

Location: Homestead Sports Complex, 3790 Speedway Boulevard (Alex Muxo Boulevard) Homestead FL 33035 Description: The 10th annual Biscayne-Everglades Greenway Ride starts at 9 AM (Registration 8 AM) on Sunday March 12 with three distances and a route that loops between Biscayne and Everglades National Parks. Park at the east gate of the Homestead Sports Complex. The…

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March 11, 2017

New Art Show at Biscayne opens with a Moonlight Reception

Join the Tropical Botanic Artists, a collective of South Florida botanical illustrators, for a full-moon reception in Biscayne National Park on Saturday March 11 to open Encounters: Friend or Foe, the latest show in the park’s Community Artist Program. The exhibit will be on display daily from March 10 to May 15 in the park’s…

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March 11, 2017

7th Annual Vintage Everglades Day

Everglades National Park celebrates the lives, the legends and the landscapes that shaped the Everglades we know today during Vintage Everglades Day on Saturday March 11 from 10 AM to 2 PM. Event highlights include costumed characters, special tours and presentations by local authors and historians. Time travelers can complete a souvenir stamp collection by…

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March 1, 2017

Birds of the Everglades by Charlie Causey

Do you love Everglades National Park for its birdlife? If so, then this show is for you. Local photographer Charlie Causey is the featured artist this month at Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center Gallery inside the park’s main entrance in Homestead. Here’s how the park describes Causey and his new show: A Florida Keys resident since 1980, this…

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February 25, 2017

Nike Missile Event

A Special Family Event with Nike Veterans, Live Reptiles & Food Trucks COLD WAR ~ COLD BEER ~ COLD-BLOODED Join us for a special fundraising event to support the NIKE MISSILE BASE in EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK with Nike Missile veterans, live reptiles, food trucks and more on Saturday February 25 at the home of South Florida wildlife…

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February 2, 2017

Wine & Wildlife II

Wildlife biologist Joe Wasilewski travels the world in search of rare and exotic reptiles but he is best known for his wildlife adventures right here in South Florida, including his knack for catching invasive Burmese pythons in the Everglades. Join us on Thursday February 2 in Naples for appetizers, wine and wildlife as we celebrate our national…

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