Report Shows National Park Service Financial Benefit To Local CommunitiesThe National Park Service issued a new report Monday that showed Biscayne National Park saw nearly 500,000 visitors in 2012 and those tourists spent $29 million in the communities around the park.
Local Impact Of Government ShutdownA political stalemate in Congress has led to the first partial government shutdown in 17 years.
Shutdown Means National Park Closures In South FloridaThe Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas Park in the Keys are just a pair of Florida's 11 national sites that will close if Congress can't agree on funding the budget.

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