4th Annual Wine & Wildlife Celebrates National Parks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                 Contact: Don Finefrock 305-665-4769 January 17, 2019                                                         dfinefrock@southfloridaparks.org Media Alert – Wildlife biologist Joe Wasilewski and former National Park Service Director Fran Mainella are each available for interviews prior to the event date. Wine & Wildlife Event Celebrates South Florida’s National Parks NAPLES – Conservation biologist Joe Wasilewski was an Army MP

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Higher Entrance Fees at Everglades National Park take effect in January 2019

December 2018 – Entrance fees at Everglades National Park are slated to rise in early January to help pay for new services including overnight lodging and a restaurant in Flamingo and deferred maintenance throughout the park.  The park announced the new fees earlier this month (see below). For a complete list of fees, visit https://www.nps.gov/ever/planyourvisit/fee-change-faqs.htm FOR

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Countdown to 50: Biscayne Celebrates a Big Birthday

October 2018 – Biscayne National Park’s 50th birthday celebration wraps up this month with three days of special events starting October 18 – the date President Lyndon Johnson created a national park to protect Biscayne Bay, its barrier islands and coral reefs. The park has a full schedule of activities planned to mark the occasion (see

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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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