Everglades National Park

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Almost 3M People Visited South Florida’s National Parks In 2014

Almost three million people visited South Florida’s national parks, generating over $231 million for the local economy last year, the National Park Service said.

04/25/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center during a visit to the Everglades National Park on April 22, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. The President visited the park on Earth Day where he spoke about the threat that climate change poses to our economy and to the world.(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

President Designates Marjory Stoneman Douglas Home As Historic Landmark

During his visit to Everglades National Park Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced the Coconut Grove cottage of famed conservationist Marjory Stoneman Douglas would be designated as a national historic landmark.

04/22/2015

President Barack Obama speaks at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center during a visit to the Everglades National Park on April 22, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. The President visited the park on Earth Day where he spoke about the threat that climate change poses to our economy and to the world. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Obama Uses Everglades As Backdrop To Warn Of Damage From Climate Neglect

President Barack Obama, on Earth Day, put the national spotlight on the country’s largest subtropical wilderness—the Everglades.

04/22/2015

Everglades (Photo Credit: Randy Yagi)

President Barack Obama To Travel To Everglades

President Barack Obama, on Earth Day, will use South Florida’s iconic River of Grass as a backdrop to talk about climate change.

04/21/2015

(Courtesy: Robert Hill, South Florida Water Management)

Study Suggests Pythons Throwing Off Everglades Food Chain

A new study suggests the invasive Burmese Python is throwing off the balance of the food chain at Everglade’s National Park.

03/20/2015

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Top National Parks Near South Florida

Explore America’s natural wonders right in your backyard. Visit one of four South Florida national parks and travel north to central Florida to see how Florida does the wildlife, the everglades, history and water sports.

03/14/2015

Hedgehog (Source: FWC)

Exotic Pet Owners Given Chance To Surrender Animals Saturday

He or she was cute when you got it, but has your exotic pet become too much too handle? Zoo Miami has the perfect, guilt-free solution.

03/07/2015

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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