SFNPT Launches Environmental Leadership Program Focused on South Florida’s National Parks

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January 2018 – A new environmental leadership program begins this month in Miami with a class of 12 professionals under the age of 40 who will spend the next six months exploring South Florida’s national parks and learning about environmental issues. The National Park Ambassadors Program seeks to connect a younger, more diverse South Florida community

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The Shape of Water: True Stories, Told Live on January 20 at Biscayne National Park Story Slam

Biscayne Story Slam January 2018

January 2018 – Biscayne National Park’s 50th anniversary celebration kicks into high gear this month with the park’s first-ever Story Slam event on Saturday January 20 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

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Biscayne National Park 50th Anniversary Events

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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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The SFNPT approves $118,000 in New Grants for National Parks

July 2017 – The South Florida National Parks Trust (SFNPT) has approved $118,250 in new grants to fund education programs and reef restoration in Biscayne National Park, boat patrols and habitat protection in Everglades National Park, and a solar boat demonstration project in the Big Cypress National Preserve. The new grants were approved in June during the

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New Services Coming to Flamingo

EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 2, 2017  National Park Service Selects New Operator for Everglades National Park New contract will expand and improve visitor services including a new restaurant and lodging at Flamingo HOMESTEAD, Fla – Get ready for new ways to experience Everglades National Park! On May 30, 2017, the National Park

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