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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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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Donor Spotlight: Clyde Butcher & family support SWAMP programs for kids in Big Cypress

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November 2016 – Acclaimed South Florida photographer Clyde Butcher and his family are supporting outdoor science education programs in the Big Cypress National Preserve this year with a donation of $6,500 to South Florida National Parks Trust. The donation represents the proceeds from this year’s Halloween swamp walks behind the family’s Big Cypress Gallery on

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Miami Foundation supports Everglades Education

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June 2016 – We’re excited to share the news: The Miami Foundation will be supporting the Everglades Environmental Education Program again this year by funding ranger-led environmental education programs for 4th-grade students at Shark Valley in Everglades National Park. Students who visit the park as part of the program will take a four-hour tram ride

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A New Season of Learning Begins in South Florida Parks

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November 2015 – Another season of environmental education is underway in South Florida’s national parks. Kids are learning science in Big Cypress, spotting alligators in the Everglades, cleaning beaches in the Dry Tortugas and dipping nets into Biscayne Bay. More than 16,000 school children will visit one of South Florida’s national parks this year on

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