Homestead’s National Parks Trolley Wins National Award

National Parks Trolley 07.2015

October 2015 – The National Parks Trolley that provides free transportation in season from downtown Homestead to Everglades and Biscayne National Parks is not just a good idea, it’s a great example of how partnerships help connect people to parks. Congratulations to the City of Homestead, Homestead Main Street and National Parks Conservation Association for

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Summer Programs in Big Cypress

Big Cypress Lighthouse for the Blind July 2015

August 2015 – School may be out but the learning never stops in Big Cypress. Summer camps have kept the boardwalks busy this season, as one group after another visits Big Cypress National Preserve. Forty-two campers & counselors from Lighthouse of Collier’s Summer Camp for Blind and Visually Impaired Children found nature this summer by

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Dry Tortugas Marine Reserve Benefits Sea Turtles

July 2015 – Endangered sea turtles are benefiting from marine reserve zones in Dry Tortugas National Park and elsewhere, according to a new study by researchers at USGS. Researchers outfitted green sea turtles with satellite tags and then tracked them as they foraged for food. “Given that worldwide declines in sea grasses – one of

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