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    Everglades

    National Park Florida

Everglades Celebrates the end of Wet Season

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Date: October 27, 2009
Contact: Linda Friar, 305-242-7714

Miami/Naples: Looking for a different way to commemorate Halloween this year? Head on out to Shark Valley in Everglades National Park for a slough slog!

This is always one of the most memorable experiences park visitors take home from the park. Walk into the everglades habitats with a ranger who will help interpret the flora and fauna of this most unique biological system. You'll get a little wet and capture a lot of memories at the same time. Don't miss this opportunity to discover your National Park!

When: Saturday October 31st, 2009

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Shark Valley entrance of Everglades National Park, U.S. 41 west of Krome Avenue

This program has limited space, so call to make a reservation and get more information. 305-221-8776.

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Note: Photo available on request



Did You Know?

Morning Glory

Everglades National Park is home to over 1,000 species of plants. The Morning Glory pictured here is a native species. However, over 20% of the plants here are non-native. Researchers in the Park are working to remove those that cause the most problems.