Celebrating Earth Day and Everglades Restoration

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April 2016 – Former Everglades National Park superintendent Dan Kimball (left, above) was back in the park on April 22 to celebrate Earth Day and the next big step in Everglades restoration – construction of a 2.5 mile bridge along Tamiami Trail that will allow more fresh water to flow into Everglades National Park. The

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Picture of the Month April 2016

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April 2016 – Look who we caught napping on a lazy afternoon in Everglades National Park… a true Miami night owl! The barred owl was spotted in one of the park’s cypress domes, just off the main park road on the way to Flamingo. The park lists six owls on its species list: Barred Owl

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Guerra Family Foundation donates Microscopes for Biscayne

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March 2016 – Students who visit Biscayne National Park to learn about the park’s marine ecosystem will soon have five new microscopes to use, thanks to the generosity of the Guerra Family Foundation. The foundation is funding several park “wish list” items this year including microscopes for Biscayne and a wildlife spotting scope for Everglades.

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