• Pa-Hay-okee Overlook

    Everglades

    National Park Florida

What Can You Do?

The actions you take to decrease your carbon footprint can have an influence all the way from Glacier National Park to the lowlands of the Florida Everglades.

Some actions you can take at home and in your community are:
-recycle
-carpool
-take public transportation when convenient
-raise the air conditioner one degree or lower the heater one degree
-install energy efficient compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) or light emitting diodes (LED light bulbs)
-turn off appliances when not in use (examples: fans, lights, computers, cable box, etc.)
-unplug appliances when not in use (examples: hair dryers, toasters, etc.)
-weatherstrip windows and doors

Don't forget to share with your family and friends ways they can help protect national parks like Everglades!

 
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Did You Know?

Full Moon

National Parks are some of the few places in this country where people can experience a night sky in all its magnificence, without the interference of artificial lights. In fact, a night sky monitoring program is being implemented in the National Park System to inventory light pollution.