Going Green

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Solar arrays provide hot water at Flamingo campgrounds.

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At the Flamingo campgrounds in Everglades National Park, solar powered heaters are used to provide hot water for showers.
 
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Solar light at the Ernest Coe Visitor Center parking lot.

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In the visitor center parking lot, solar power is used to light the lot when dark. This is a great opportunity to harness renewable energy in Everglades.
 
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Eco Tent Flamingo

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Semi-permanent structures, or Eco-Tents, are planned for the Flamingo campsites in Everglades. It is possible that these tents will be equipped with solar powered lights, and even fans or outlets.

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