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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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May 21, 2016

Experience Your Backyard May 2016

Last Swamp Walk of the Season:SFNPT board member and park volunteer Ellen Siegel will lead a swamp walk for SFNPT members and friends at 10 AM Saturday May 21 in Big Cypress National Preserve. The program is free, but space is limited. Send us an email at info@southfloridaparks.org or call 305.665.4769 to join the walk.

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March 23, 2016

Wine & Wildlife: A Centennial Celebration

Wildlife biologist Joe Wasilewski and Fran Mainella, the first woman appointed to lead the National Park Service, join us in Naples on Wednesday March 23 for a special Wine & Wildlife event celebrating the Centennial of the National Park Service. Mark your calendars and plan to join us that night for appetizers, wine and wildlife…

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April 1, 2015

Find Your Park in South Florida!

April 2015 – People who are passionate about national parks are making and posting videos about their favorite parks, what they like to do there and what the parks mean to them. It’s all part of a new “Find Your Park” campaign launched this month by the National Park Service and National Park Foundation. A…

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