Everglades National Park Wins Historic Preservation Grant in “Vote Your Park” Campaign

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July 6, 2016 – Everglades National Park and the South Florida National Parks Trust (SFNPT) have won a $250,000 historic preservation grant to restore the park’s iconic Flamingo Visitor Center after a six-week national voting campaign, the SFNPT announced today. The Partners in Preservation grant awarded by American Express and the National Trust for Historic

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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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Celebrating Earth Day and Everglades Restoration

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April 2016 – Former Everglades National Park superintendent Dan Kimball (left, above) was back in the park on April 22 to celebrate Earth Day and the next big step in Everglades restoration – construction of a 2.5 mile bridge along Tamiami Trail that will allow more fresh water to flow into Everglades National Park. The

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Picture of the Month April 2016

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April 2016 – Look who we caught napping on a lazy afternoon in Everglades National Park… a true Miami night owl! The barred owl was spotted in one of the park’s cypress domes, just off the main park road on the way to Flamingo. The park lists six owls on its species list: Barred Owl

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