• Pa-Hay-okee Overlook


    National Park Florida

Don't Let It Loose!

Come along on a virtual field trip with Ranger Jenny and learn more about invasive species in South Florida.

You can also use our SEARCHABLE database of lesson plans.

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Don't Let it Loose - Be A Responsible Pet Owner
Curriculum Materials
Aimed primarily at middle school students, this activity guide encourages teachers to explore the role of introduced species in our natural ecosystems. Interactive games and classroom activities instill students with the importance of responsible pet selection and ownership.

Download the Complete Activity Guide (2.2 MB)

Did You Know?

Sawgrass Prairie

The Everglades used to span from Lake Okeechobee in central Florida all the way down to Florida Bay. Now only 25% of the historic Everglades remains, which is being protected by the National Park.