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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New Access Corridors for Boaters in Florida Bay

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March 2017 – After years of planning and public input, Everglades National Park is implementing a new system of access corridors, aids to navigation and channel markers in Florida Bay with the support of the South Florida National Parks Trust and its donors. The project is part of a larger effort to implement key elements

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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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More Water for Everglades National Park

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February 2016 – A very wet “dry season” in Everglades National Park just got wetter. A decision this month by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will send more water south into the Shark River Slough from a water conservation area north of the Tamiami Trail. “It’s a good thing,” park scientist Bob Johnson told

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Everglades Restoration

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August 2015 – The benefits of Everglades restoration may begin to reach Everglades National Park this summer as South Florida water managers tweak the region’s network of canals and pumps to put more water into the park’s northeast Shark River Slough. Project managers say the initial changes, timed to coincide with this year’s rainy season,

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