Lucky 7 – SFNPT Approves $777,000 in New Grants for South Florida’s National Parks

September 2018 – The South Florida National Parks Trust has approved $777,289 in new grants for South Florida’s national parks. The funding will support park programs and projects in five critical areas: environmental education for local school children, habitat restoration and wildlife conservation, volunteer activities, ranger programs for the public, and community engagement. A complete

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In Memoriam – Keith Wasserman

March 2018 – The South Florida paddling community has lost a devoted and inspirational leader with the passing of Keith Wasserman. The news of Keith’s passing in February 2017 has just been conveyed to his many friends and fellow backcountry explorers.  We will deeply miss Keith’s quiet devotion to the beautiful South Florida wilderness areas that

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The Shape of Water: True Stories, Told Live on March 24 at Biscayne National Park Story Slam

January 2018 – Biscayne National Park celebrates its 50th anniversary with the park’s first-ever Story Slam event on Saturday March 24 at the park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center overlooking Biscayne Bay. Eleven local storytellers will share true, personal stories (average length: 6 minutes) with a “water” theme before a live audience and a panel of judges.

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Biscayne National Park 50th Anniversary Events

January 2018 – Biscayne National Park turns 50 in 2018 and the park is celebrating with a series of events that highlight the park’s beauty and biodiversity, its history and culture, including the shipwrecks that make up the park’s Maritime Heritage Trail. Biscayne National Park was established on October 18, 1968 after local conservationists campaigned

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