Long Pine Key Campground Closed
Due to improvements to park roads and parking lots, the reopening of the Long Pine Key Campground will be delayed due to paving work. It will reopen mid-December. Those desiring to camp will be able to utilize the Flamingo Campground instead. More »
New Art Exhibit at Everglades National Park Coe Visitor Center
Contact: Linda Friar, 305-242-7714
The Coral Reef Elementary School’s Art Club, Miami, FL, presents the "Animals of the Everglades" exhibit of student art at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor’s Center, Everglades National Park Main Entrance, 40001 State Road 9336, Homestead, Florida, from May 3rd through May 31st.
The exhibit includes art made with oil pastels, fine-point markers and woodless colored pencils. The Art Club meets two to three times a month for one hour after school.
Ms. Frances E. Arango, Art Teacher, says this will be the Art Club’s first non-Miami Dade County school exhibition. The students are 10 and 11 years old and are in the 4th and 5th grades.
A "Meet the Artists" reception will take place Saturday, May 10, 2008, from 2 PM to 4 PM at the Visitor’s Center.
Did You Know?
The Everglades is not the proverbial swamp many people consider it to be. It is technically a river, flowing southwest at the slow rate of about a quarter mile per day.