Guerra Family Foundation donates Microscopes for Biscayne

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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Biscayne Boat Tours are Back!

February 2016 – Boat tours of Biscayne National Park are back after a long hiatus with guided trips on board the Pelican Skipper to Boca Chita, the island with the lighthouse (captured here by South Florida photographer Brian Call). The boat sails most weekends (Fridays too) from the park visitor center in Homestead through May

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Out of Shadows, Into Light

How one park ranger found his park while watching the sun rise over the Grand Canyon By Gary Bremen, Biscayne National Park Ranger In 1972, my parents took me on an extraordinary journey that continues to this day. We left our home in the Miami suburb of Hialeah in a sky-blue Ford pickup truck. Behind

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Homestead’s National Parks Trolley Wins National Award

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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