Everglades National Park

Homestead National Parks Trolley  (Source: cityofhomestead.com)

Trolley Linking Homestead, National Parks Expands

A free trolley service which links downtown Homestead to two national parks is set to expand its services.

11/22/2014

Homestead National Parks Trolley  (Source: cityofhomestead.com)

NASCAR Fans In Homestead Get Free Rides To National Parks

NASCAR fans in town for this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series championship and season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 will get a free ride – of sorts.

11/12/2014

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Green Dye Released In Everglades’ Water

While it may not make it glow in the dark, neon green dye released into the water in the Everglades will help scientists working on projects aimed at restoring its natural flow through the wetlands.

11/04/2014

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Everglades Trail Surveyed For Cultural Artifacts

The replacement of an old wooden boardwalk has been put on hold as archaeologists poke and prod near a muddy pond located inside the Everglades National Park. The scientists are looking for evidence of a prehistoric culture.

10/20/2014

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Top Spots For A Fall Getaway Near South Florida

Adventure is just two hours away. Plan a getaway to the Bahamas, the Keys or the everglades and have the trip of a lifetime just miles from home.

10/11/2014

Source: CBS4

$20M Grant Awarded To Everglades Restoration Project

There’s good news for the restoration of the Florida Everglades. A $20 million federal grant has been awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation to elevate a section of highway blocking the natural flow of water into Everglades National Park.

09/10/2014

Source: The U.S. Mint

New Florida Quarter To Feature The Everglades

The scene on the “tails” side of the quarter will feature a long-necked anhinga spreading its wings and a spoonbill wading in the background.

09/01/2014

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Top Day Trips For Under $100 In The South Florida

Because summertime travel is always in such high demand, it can be quite expensive. This “Best Of’ List offers options that will make for a fantastic and affordable day trip in the South Florida area.

08/27/2014

A butterfly is seen near the space shuttle Discovery at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Source: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

Two South Florida Butterflies Listed As Endangered Species

There is a new addition to the endangered species list from the state of Florida. Two butterflies found only in South Florida have been added to the endangered species list.

08/12/2014

Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park May No Longer Allow Commercial Fishing

“Plenty of fish in the sea” may not be the case around some South Florida waters, especially around a popular national park.

08/07/2014

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