Biscayne’s Beaches Cleared for Nesting

June 2015 – National Park Service volunteers supported by the SFNPT removed more than 14,000 pounds (seven tons!) of marine debris earlier this year from nesting beaches in Biscayne National Park, clearing the way for turtles to come ashore this summer. The heavy lifting was accomplished by 200 volunteers from 16 colleges and organizations who

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Biscayne Adopts New Management Plan

June 2015 – Fans of Biscayne National Park and the coral reefs that anchor so much of its marine life have reason to cheer. The park unveiled a new management plan this month that promises more protection for fragile reefs and the park’s declining fish populations. The park plans to establish a marine reserve zone

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Find Your Park in South Florida!

April 2015 – People who are passionate about national parks are making and posting videos about their favorite parks, what they like to do there and what the parks mean to them. It’s all part of a new “Find Your Park” campaign launched this month by the National Park Service and National Park Foundation. A

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