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    Big Cypress

    National Preserve Florida

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  • 2014 Zone 4 Closure

    Beginning at 12:01 am Monday, April 7, 2013, the Zone 4 airboat access within Big Cypress National Preserve will be closed due to low water conditions. More »

  • Turner River Closure

    Turner River is closed due to low water conditions. It is advised that visitors consider paddling Halfway Creek as an alternative. More »

  • Campground Closure

    Beginning January 27, through August 28, Burns Lake Campground will be closed to camping. It will still be accessible for day use and backcountry access, however. More »

  • Interstate 75 Mile Marker 63 Closure

    Beginning summer of 2013, the rest area and backcountry access at Mile Marker 63 will be closed due to construction. More »

Past Artist-In-Residence Participants

2004-2005

Myrna Massey

mmassey23@hotmail.com

2005-2006

Mary Bue

www.marybue.com



Mollie Doctrow

www.doctrow.com

Laurel Egnew

www.lsegnew.com


Ailyn Hoey

www.ailynhoey.com



2006-2007

Karen Glaser

www.karenglaserphotography.com



Mark Goodenough

www.markgoodenough.com


Hannah Ineson

www.hannahinesonwatercolors.com


Deborah Mitchell

www.deborahmitchellart.com


Leah Raintree

www.leahraintree.com


2007-2008

Wendy Burk

www.ericmagrane.com

Deedra Ludwig

www.deedraludwig.com

Eric Magrane

www.ericmagrane.com

Jacqueline Roch

www.jrochfineart.com

Anne McCrary Sullivan

floridanaturalist@gmail.com


2011-2012

Patricia Cummins

Tom Weinkle

patcummins@mac.com

www.tomweinkle.com

2012-2013

Linda Apriletti

Richard Eskin

Pippin Frisbie Calder

http://lindaapriletti.com

http://www.pbase.com/richeskin

www.pippinprint.com



Did You Know?

A purple galinule walking along spadder dock.

The purple galinule though one of the most colorful birds in Big Cypress, is often well camouflaged. Look carefully along canal edges and gator holes for this beautiful bird. Many of the surrounding colors blend well with the birds feathers.