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March 28, 2014
Shawn Benge Appointed Acting Superintendent
Shawn Benge has been appointed the acting Superintendent for both Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks effective March 31 2014. Shawn will be on a 90 day assignment to fill the position held by retiring Superintendent Dan Kimball for the past ten years.

March 03, 2014
Tourism to Everglades National Park Creates $103 Million in Economic Benefit Report shows visitor spending supports 1,402 jobs in local economy
HOMESTEAD, Florida – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 1,141, 906 visitors to Everglades National Park in 2012 spent approximately $103 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 1,402 jobs in the local area.

March 03, 2014
New Shark Valley Visitor Center Dedication and Sunset Tram Tour
The new facility combines the operations of three partners into a single structure: Everglades National Park (visitor center), Florida National Parks Association (sales outlet), and Shark Valley Tram Tours (sales and bicycle rentals).

February 26, 2014
Free Entrance to Everglades National Park for Vintage Day this Saturday
HOMESTEAD, Florida: The 4th annual Vintage Day celebration will be held in Everglades National Park this Saturday March 1, from 10:00 a.m.to 3:00 p.m. Visitors of all ages will have the opportunity to interact with the characters that helped create Everglades National Park—one of the most biologically and culturally diverse parks in the world.

February 20, 2014
Public Information Meeting February 27, 2014 on Federal Highway Administration Adoption of the National Park Service’s Tamiami Trail Modifications Next Steps Final Environmental Impact Statement
Homestead, Florida: Everglades National Park invites the public to participate in a Public Information Meeting on the Federal Highway Administration Adoption of the National Park Service's Tamiami Trail Modifications: Next Steps Final Environmental Impact Statement will be held Thursday, February 27, 2014.

February 20, 2014
Public Information Meeting to be held February 27 on F ederal Highway Administration Adoption of the National Park ServicesTamiami Trail Modifications
Homestead, Florida: Everglades National Park invites the public to participate in a Public Information Meeting on the Federal Highway Administration Adoption of the National Park Service's Tamiami Trail Modifications: Next Steps Final Environmental Impact Statement will be held Thursday, February 27, 2014.

February 20, 2014
Getting the Water Right Presentation February 23 by Photographer Adam Nadel
HOMESTEAD, FL: Everglades National Park is pleased to invite the community to a presentation on Sunday, February 23 by photographer Adam Nadel, who will discuss his project, “Getting the Water Right.” The free event will begin at 4:00 p.m., at the Audiotheque at ArtCenter/South Florida, located at 924 Lincoln Road #201, Miami Beach, Florida 33139. Mr. Nadel is the February Artist in Residence in the Everglades (AIRIE), and his project is a museum exhibition that documents the people and landscape of the greater Everglades watershed. Nadel has crisscrossed the Everglades to document how politics, culture, economy, and ecology have dynamically interacted, and often collided, to push the Everglades ecosystem to the edge of collapse. Nadel explains, “The Artist in Residence in the Everglades program allowed me to document the natural splendor of the Everglades landscape, the beauty of its native species, and the invasive exotic animals and plants that threaten the ecosystem.” For more information about Adam Nadel’s work, visit his website www.adamnadel.net For more information on the AIRIE program call 305-242-7752, or visit http://www.nps.gov/ever/supportyourpark/everartistinresidence.htm Applications for 2015 are currently being received; the deadline is June 1, 2014.

February 17, 2014
National park seeks public comment on draft environmental impact
Everglades National Park is seeking public comment on its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Acquisition of Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) Land in the East Everglades Expansion Area (EEEA). The Draft EIS was released January 17 for public review, and public comment is requested by Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The Draft EIS is available for review and comment at: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/EVER (then go to the “Open for Comment” link). A limited number of paper copies and compact disks (CDs) of the plan are also available upon request by contacting Everglades National Park at 305-242-7700. A public meeting is scheduled to receive comments on the Draft EIS:

February 10, 2014
Everglades National Park Conducts Prescribed Burn in East Everglades
Everglades National Park will be conducting the Heck House Prescribed Burn (East Everglades Unit 5) on Tuesday, February 11 and continue through Wednesday, February 12 (weather permitting). The general location of the prescribed burn is along the eastern boundary of the park, west of Southwest 218 Avenue, and between Southwest 136 and 168 Streets. The planned burn area is about 2,475 acres in size. The Florida Forest Service and South Florida Water Management District will be assisting.

February 03, 2014
Gallery Exhibit at Everglades National Park Finding Connections by Andrea Huffman
Everglades National Park is proud to present, "Finding Connections" by Andrea Huffman at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center Gallery during the month of February. An artist’s reception will be held Saturday, February 15, 2014, beginning at 12:00 noon. Admission is free.

January 30, 2014
Spawning aggregations and tropical connections
The latest episode of the educational television series Waterways delves into the importance of fish spawning aggregations in the Florida Keys and the new book Tropical Connections: South Florida’s Marine Environment.

January 17, 2014
Everglades National Park Seeks Public Comment on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Acquisition of Florida Power and Light Company Land in East Everglades Expansion Area
Everglades National Park is seeking public comment on its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Acquisition of Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) Land in the East Everglades Expansion Area (EEEA). The Draft EIS was released today for public review, and public comment is requested by Monday, March 17, 2014.

January 13, 2014
Artists Reception January 18 for Gallery Exhibit, Eyes of Everglades by Cynthia L. Diaz
Everglades National Park is proud to present, "Eyes of Everglades" by Cynthia L. Diaz at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center Gallery during the month of January. An artist’s reception will be held Saturday, January 18, 2014, from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. Admission is free.

January 07, 2014
Paurotis Pond Closed for Nesting Season 2014
Everglades National Park announces the seasonal closure of Paurotis Pond and the area beyond the parking area adjacent to the pond, in a continuing effort to protect the endangered Wood Stork and all nesting birds in this area from human disturbance.

January 07, 2014
Everglades National Park Hosts Big Day Birding Adventure
The public is invited to participate in the Big Day Birding Adventure, a “citizen science” activity to count birds within the varied habitats of Everglades National Park.

December 31, 2013
Free Homestead National Parks Trolley to Launch at January 4 Celebration
Join us Saturday, January 4, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., to celebrate the launch of the first ever public transportation to Everglades and Biscayne National Parks! Free transportation, free parking, a guided tour, and waived entrance fees are all part of this exciting new public service. This innovative project, a partnership between the City of Homestead and Everglades and Biscayne National Parks, is the only public transportation available to these South Florida National Parks. Live music, free food and educational programs will be enjoyed by all at the Trolley grand opening including National Park Conservation Mascot Teddy Mather, National Park Superintendents, Local Girl and Boy Scout Troops, and City of Homestead officials.

December 20, 2013
Homestead National Park Trolley Made Official at Historic Signing Ceremony
The Homestead National Parks Trolley program was made official Wednesday night at the Homestead City Council Meeting, when Everglades National Park Superintendent Dan Kimball and Biscayne National Park Superintendent Brian Carlstrom joined Homestead Mayor Jeff Porter in signing an historic Memorandum of Understanding. This innovative project is the only public transportation available to these national parks and offers trolley riders free transportation, free parking, a guided tour, and waived entrance fees to the parks.

December 18, 2013
Long Pine Key Campground Reopening December 19
The Long Pine Key Campground is reopening Thursday, December 19, when visitors can enjoy newly paved roads, campsites and parking. The campground, closed due to budget realities for the first time in 2013 during the slower summer season, will be open for the rest of the busy winter season and staffed by employees and volunteers until April 15, 2014.

December 18, 2013
Free Seasonal Ranger Led Programs to Begin
Winter is the perfect time to visit Everglades National Park! Spectacular opportunities abound to enjoy the great outdoors in your back yard. During south Florida’s dry season there are few mosquitoes, afternoon storms are gone and temperatures are cooler.

December 11, 2013
Waterways Explores Big Cypress and Keys Canals
Waterways continues its exploration of the south Florida ecosystem in a new two-segment episode. This latest episode takes a look at Everglades National Park’s neighbor to the north—Big Cypress National Preserve—and a plan to clean-up the manmade canals in the Florida Keys.

December 11, 2013
Chekika Day Use Area Closed Indefinitely
Due to current budget realities, Everglades National Park will not be reopening the Chekika Day Use Area as previously announced, and it will remain closed indefinitely. This popular part of Everglades National Park is located in the northeast part of the park, off Krome Avenue at the west end of SW 168th Street in Miami. Chekika was previously only open seasonally (December 1 to April 30, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) due to a tendency to flood during the wet season. Though park facilities are closed, 237th Avenue and SW 168th Street in the park will remain open for visitor use (bird watching and wildlife viewing).

November 29, 2013
Carl Ross and Frank Key Channels Annual closure 2013
In a continuing effort to protect Roseate Spoonbills in Florida Bay, Everglades National Park will close Carl Ross Key and Frank Key Channel to public entry during the winter nesting season. These temporary closures are intended to provide added protection for two of Florida Bay's most significant spoonbill colonies.

November 20, 2013
Get Outdoors and Enjoy Thanksgiving Weekend at Everglades National Park
“Get Outdoors!” Enjoy Thanksgiving Weekend at Everglades National Park

November 14, 2013
Long Pine Key Campground Opening Delayed to December
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 was previously announced that it would reopen on November 15, however that is now being delayed until mid-December. In the interim, those desiring to camp will be able to utilize the Flamingo Campground instead.

November 06, 2013
Fresh AIRIE Exhibition Highlights Artists’ Experiences at a World Heritage Site
Everglades National Park will kick off Fresh AIRIE: Artists’ Experiences in a World Heritage Site, at the Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Homestead Campus. This traveling exhibition features works by more than 30 artists as part of the Everglades National Park’s AIRIE Collection, including painting, photography, video, audio composition and poetry. An opening reception and panel discussion will take place on Thursday, Nov 14. The art work will remain on display at the Homestead Art Space through Dec. 13.

November 06, 2013
Tropical Botanic Artists present Botanical Exploration in the Everglades
Tropical Botanic Artists is presenting an exciting new exhibit through November at Everglades National Park. “Botanical Exploration in the Everglades” features watercolor portraits, a documentary film, and informative panels by Everglades National Park Botanist Jimi Sadle.

October 31, 2013
Get Outdoors! It's Fee Free Weekend at Everglades National Park Weekend Concludes with Special Nike Missile Site Open House Monday – Veterans Day
Entrance fees to Everglades National Park will be waived during the entire Veterans’ Day weekend, (November 9th through the 11th). Visitors can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities in the nearly 1.5 million acres of this unique National Park, with an entrance to the park just minutes away from Homestead, Florida City, Miami, Naples, and Everglades City!

October 25, 2013
Everglades Artists participate in Everglades Forever Weekend at Museum of Discovery and Science
Everglades National Park and participants in the Artist in Residence (AIRIE) program will be part of the American Express Everglades Forever Celebration kickoff hosted by the Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale, Florida November 2 and 3. A special exhibit of select AIRIE artwork will be part of this great weekend of activities. Artists and Park Rangers will be on hand for parts of the program to answer questions and explain the exhibit.

October 18, 2013
Public Comment Period Extended on Draft Florida Bay Seagrass Habitat Restoration Management Plan
October 18, 2013: Due to the federal government shutdown between October 1 and 16, the public comment period for the draft Seagrass Habitat Restoration Management Plan has been extended through Friday, October 25, 2013. The link to review and comment on the plan is: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/projectHome.cfm?projectID=40553. Thank you for your continued interest and support of Everglades National Park. Subscribe to Everglades National Park News Feed | What is RSS Please Note - Original Press Release Issued August 20, 2013 - included below for reference.

October 17, 2013
Everglades National Park is Open
Everglades National Park re-opens to visitors today.

September 27, 2013
Waterways TV Program Addresses Climate Change
“Waterways” TV Program Addresses Climate Change and Sea Level Rise in South Florida

September 19, 2013
Traveling Park Exhibit Available for Local Display
Everglades National Park’s Community Outreach Program is pleased to announce the launch of its travelling exhibits program. The park has a suite of easy-to-assemble, traveling exhibits and displays that can be featured at any facility in the local community, including schools, libraries, shopping malls, banks, and hotels.

September 19, 2013
Celebrate at Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks on National Public Lands Day September 28
Superintendent Dan Kimball is inviting everyone who loves Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks to come enjoy free entrance on Saturday, September 28, in celebration of National Public Lands Day. A volunteer project is also being held at Shark Valley, for anyone who would enjoy an opportunity to serve.

September 12, 2013
National Park Service Helps Teachers Make Learning Fun and Relevant
Today the National Park Service (NPS) launched a new online service for teachers that brings America’s national parks, including Everglades National Park, into neighborhood classrooms. The new “Teachers” section of the NPS website at www.nps.gov/teachers provides a one-stop shop for curriculum-based lesson plans, traveling trunks, maps, activities, distance learning, and other resources. All of the materials draw from the spectacular natural landscapes and authentic places preserved in America’s national parks.

August 23, 2013
Celebrate at Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks as the National Park Service Turns 97 Celebrate with FREE entrance to all national parks
Superintendent Dan Kimball is inviting everyone who loves Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks to come enjoy free entrance this Sunday, August 25, in celebration of the 97th birthday of the National Park Service.

August 22, 2013
City of Homestead to Provide Free Trolley Transportation to Everglades National Park
Free public transportation to Everglades National Park from the City of Homestead will be available on weekends this winter from approximately November to May. The popular, free Homestead community trolley service will add the national parks to its weekend routes.

August 22, 2013
Paurotis Pond Opened Following Nesting Season
Paurotis Pond (and the zone beyond the parking area adjacent to the pond), has been reopened after the seasonal closure to protect nesting birds. Visitors may now enjoy open access for fishing, canoeing, and wildlife viewing. Paurotis Pond is located 24 miles from the main park entrance in Homestead.

August 22, 2013
Ernest F. Coe Gallery Reception and Exhibit Featuring “Fragmented Paths Through the Everglades” by Jessica Fiallo
Everglades National Park is pleased to invite the community to a reception for photographer Jessica Fiallo on Sunday, September 1 at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center Gallery (2:00 to 5:00 p.m.), and to enjoy her exhibit entitled, “Fragmented Paths Through the Everglades” throughout the month of September 201

August 20, 2013
Everglades National Park Seeks Public Comment on Seagrass Habitat Restoration Management Plan for Florida Bay
Everglades National Park is seeking public comment on its just completed Draft Seagrass Habitat Restoration Management Plan for Florida Bay. The draft plan was released today for public review, and comments will be accepted through Friday, October 4, 2013.

August 12, 2013
Exciting New Art Exhibit Inspired by Birds of the Everglades
The Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center Gallery is now showcasing works from the Artist-in-Residence-in-Everglades (AIRIE) program. The exhibit features donated works inspired by the amazing diversity of birds in Everglades National Park.

July 11, 2013
Everglades National Park Announces Seasonal Extension of Idle-Speed Area in Snake Bight Pole and Troll Zone
Everglades National Park Superintendent Dan Kimball announced that the opening of the seasonal extension of the Jimmy’s Lake idle-speed area will begin on July 15, 2013. The area is located within the Snake Bight Pole and Troll Zone, a 9,400-acre non-combustion engine use zone in northern Florida Bay, just east of Flamingo. In reaching his decision, Superintendent Kimball considered the public input of many that know Florida Bay extremely well, and additional site assessments conducted by park staff. The extension area will be open from July 15 through October 31, taking into account historic high summer water levels in the area.

July 02, 2013
Gallery Exhibit at Everglades National Park “The Majestic River of Grass” Photography by Stephen Shelley
Stephen Shelley will display his photography in Everglades National Park’s Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center Gallery during the month of July. His favorite subject is the Florida Everglades and the Florida Keys where he spends hours wading through cypress domes or mangroves swamps looking for new perspectives and subject matter. Mr. Shelley’s goal is to capture the beauty of nature on canvas and encourage conservation of our natural resources so that they may continue to be enjoyed by future generations.

June 20, 2013
Everglades National Park Ramping for up Operation Dry Water 2013
Everglades National Park will be participating in Operation Dry Water June 28-30, as part of a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and fatalities related to Boating Under the Influence (BUI). The mission of Operation Dry Water also brings awareness and education to recreational boaters about the dangers of alcohol and drug use on the water.

June 03, 2013
Latest Waterways Addresses Florida Panther and Water Quality
Television viewers across Florida will be educated and entertained by the latest episode of the long-running, documentary television series Waterways that highlights recovery efforts of the endangered Florida panther, as well as the threats of pharmaceuticals and plastics in our oceans and streams

June 03, 2013
Oyster Bay Chickee Out of Service Due to Fire
Oyster Bay Back Country Chickee Out of Service Due to Fire

May 23, 2013
Everglades National Park Hosts National Trails Day Volunteer Event
All Americans who love natural places are commemorating National Trails Day on June 1, and Everglades National Park’s nationally award winning volunteer program is hosting an event. Anyone who would like to participate is encouraged to come be a part of the celebration. National Trails Day encourages all Americans to get outside to experience, appreciate, and celebrate the natural places that provide spectacular scenery, peace of mind, and recreation. Everglades National Park is loved by many for being such a place, and all are invited to join the teams who will trim the popular boardwalk and paved trails along the main park road, starting at Payhayokee and finishing at Royal Palm.

May 08, 2013
Public Comment Due by May 12 for Everglades National Park’s Draft General Management Plan
Everglades National Park would like to encourage anyone interested in providing public comment on its Draft General Management Plan / East Everglades Wilderness Study / Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GMP) to do so soon. The Draft GMP was released February 27 and the public comment period ends this Sunday, May 12, 2013.

May 03, 2013
Everglades National Park Hosts Armed Forces Day on May 18
Everglades National Park’s nationally award winning volunteer program is hosting a volunteer event in recognition of Armed Forces Day, on Saturday, May 18. The volunteer event is taking place at the park’s historic Nike Missile Site, one of America’s best preserved sites from the Cold War Era and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Although Everglades National Park was established to protect wildlife, in response to the gravity of the situation, park managers issued a permit to the U.S. Army to build the base within the park. Official military use was terminated in 1979. It is now listed on the U.S. Department of the Interior's National Register of Historic Places. Volunteers are invited to join park staff to help preserve and restore for future generations this site that holds such an important place in the history of our nation and the world.

May 03, 2013
Everglades National Park Hosts International Day for Biological Diversity on May 19
Everglades National Park’s nationally award winning volunteer program is hosting a volunteer event in recognition of the International Day for Biological Diversity on Sunday, May 19, at Shark Valley. The International Day for Biological Diversity aims to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.

May 01, 2013
Chekika Day Use Area and Long Pine Key Campground Close
Everglades National Park’s Chekika Day Use Area and Long Pine Key Campground have been closed for the summer season.

April 25, 2013
Artist in Residence in Everglades Announces June 1 Deadline for 2014 AIRIE Residencies
AIRIE is now accepting applications for month-long residencies in Everglades National Park from visual and performing artists, writers, and composers.

April 25, 2013
Summer Season at Flamingo Marina Store Hours Change and Buttonwood Café Closes
The Flamingo District of Everglades National Park is announcing that annual changes in hours for the summer season are now in effect. The Marina Store has new hours for the summer: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., on weekdays, and 6:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekends. The Buttonwood Café is closed for the rest of the summer season.

April 22, 2013
Everglades National Park’s Award Winning Volunteer Program Hosts Volunteers-in-Parks Day
Everglades National Park’s nationally award winning volunteer program is hosting an event for National Park Service Volunteers-in-Parks Day, this Saturday, April 27, 2013. The volunteer event is at the park’s historic Nike Missile Site, one of America’s best preserved sites from the Cold War Era and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Although Everglades National Park was established to protect wildlife, in response to the gravity of the situation, park managers issued the U.S. Army a permit to build the base within the park. Official military use was terminated in 1979. It is now listed on the U.S. Department of the Interior's National Register of Historic Places. Volunteers are invited to join park staff to help preserve and restore for future generations this site that holds such an important place in the history of our nation and the world.

April 22, 2013
Everglades National Park Hosts Arbor Day Volunteer Event
Everglades National Park’s nationally award winning volunteer program is hosting an event in recognition of Arbor Day, on Sunday, April 28, 2013. The event is being held at the Chekika Day Use Area to protect native trees and their habitat from exotic species of plants. Volunteers will pull up by hand an exotic plant called Syngonium and use loppers to cut back a larger exotic plant, Brazilian pepper.

April 22, 2013
Earth Day 2013: Our Green Parks - the National Park Service Plan for Sustainability
One year after releasing a strategic plan – and a shared vision – for sustainable operations within our nation’s parks, the National Park Service is going even greener. In the year since the Green Parks Plan, released on Earth Day 2012, focused the bureau on sustainable management of national parks and key environmental issues ranging from reducing energy and water consumption to adopting greener transportation methods to lowering emissions of greenhouse gases, parks have achieved notable successes.

April 17, 2013
Everglades National Park Celebrates National Poetry Month
During the month of April, visitors will see vibrant banners displayed throughout the park featuring the Everglades-inspired poems written by our former Artist-in-Residence-in-Everglades (AIRIE) poets. These brightly-colored banners capture the voices of the Everglades through words and rhythms that commemorate National Poetry Month held each year in April. “In a park known for its spectacular and diverse wildlife, the art and voices of AIRIE artists reveal other unique, and oftentimes missed, dimensions of this special place,” said Dan Kimball, Superintendent of Everglades National Park. “The poetry will share the symphony of the Everglades through the words of AIRIE poets and provide Park visitors with an opportunity to better enjoy and understand the Everglades.” About AIRIE

April 09, 2013
Everglades National Park Extends Deadline for Proposals for Commercial Visitor Services at Flamingo
Everglades National Park has extended the deadline to April 25 for bids for the concession contract that provides commercial visitor services at Flamingo, located 38 miles from park headquarters. The prospectus addresses the operations and provides lodging, camping, tour boat, canoe/kayak rentals, skiff rentals, houseboat rentals, bicycle rentals, boat slip rentals, food and beverage, retail, boat transfer service and other visitor services. The deadline has been delayed in response to questions from bidders which resulted in revisions to the prospectus, and to give potential bidders more time. The projected annual revenue in 2015 (when all services will be offered to visitors, including new lodging): $3.5 to $4.9 million. The contract term for operations at Flamingo is ten years. The minimum franchise fee will be 4.7% of gross revenue for the ten years of the contract.

April 09, 2013
Everglades National Park Reopens Frank Key Channel in Florida Bay
Everglades National Park Superintendent Dan Kimball, announced today the reopening of Frank Key Channel in Florida Bay to the public. The closure buoys in Frank Key Channel have been replaced with no wake signs.

April 03, 2013
Everglades National Park Hosting Additional Public Meetings on Long Term Vision for the Park
Everglades National Park has scheduled two additional public meetings on its Draft General Management Plan for April 16 (Marathon) and April 17 (Key West). Three public meetings were recently held in which important input was provided by the public and four meetings previously announced will take place next week. Based on interest from Congressman Joe Garcia and constituents in the middle and lower Keys, meetings will also be held in Marathon on April 16 and Key West on April 17. These meetings are being held throughout south Florida to facilitate public comment on the park’s Draft General Management Plan / East Everglades Wilderness Study / Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GMP). The Draft GMP was released February 27 for public review, and public comment is requested by Sunday, May 12, 2013.

March 28, 2013
Everglades National Park Unveils New Park Employee for a Day Geocache Trail
Everglades National Park recently unveiled the new "Park Employee for a Day" geocache trail. Often billed as a "high-tech scavenger hunt," geocaching is a location-based experience that challenges visitors with a Global Positioning System (GPS) or mobile device to discover hidden treasures. The activity has gained popularity over the years commensurate with the increasing availability of GPS-enabled devices.

March 28, 2013
Everglades National Park Seeks New Artists for 2014
Everglades National Park has extended the deadline for applications to exhibit artwork in the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center Gallery. The park is especially seeking local amateur artists using a variety of media that focus on the natural and cultural beauty of the Everglades. The park is also interested in highlighting Everglades inspired, student artwork, including K-12 institutions and universities. Each year the application period is open from January 1 to March 31 to apply for the following year. This year the deadline for 2014 has been extended to June 30, 2013.

March 26, 2013
Everglades and Biscayne National Parks Welcome City of Homestead Recognition as Gateway City
Everglades National Park Superintendent Dan Kimball and Biscayne National Park Superintendent Brian Carlstrom welcome the City of Homestead’s resolution naming itself as, “The Gateway to the Everglades and Biscayne National Parks.” The City of Homestead approved the resolution during the March 20 Homestead City Council Meeting.

March 22, 2013
Everglades National Park Gallery Exhibit Featuring Mary Keithan’s, “Birds of the Everglades”
Artist Photographer Mary Keithan will be showing color nature photographs at the Ernest F. Coe Visitors Center Gallery during the month of April 2013. The exhibition is the result of photographs taken in 2012 while pursuing her passion under the auspices of the Artist-in-Residency-in-the-Everglades (AIRlE) program at Everglades National Park.

March 22, 2013
Junior Ranger Day at Everglades National Park is April 6!
Everglades National Park is pleased to invite kids who want to be Junior Rangers to visit the park for free on April 6 to learn how to, “Explore, Learn, and Protect” your national parks! Admission to the park will be free for families participating in the Junior Ranger Day event. Junior Ranger Day is an annual event and is part of the national Junior Ranger Program, designed specifically for kids and families who visit National Park Service sites.

March 15, 2013
Everglades National Park Extends Public Comment Period for Proposed Fee Increase for Backcountry Camping
Everglades National Park Superintendent Dan Kimball announced today that the public comment period has been extended to allow interested parties more time to comment on a proposed fee increase for all backcountry camping. The public comment period was originally scheduled to end on March 15, but to facilitate public involvement it has been extended an additional thirty days, to April 16, 2013.

March 15, 2013
Everglades National Park Hosting Public Meetings on Long Term Vision for the Park
Everglades National Park is hosting a series of public meetings to facilitate public comment on its Draft General Management Plan / East Everglades Wilderness Study / Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GMP). The Draft GMP was released February 27 for public review, and public comment is requested by Sunday, May 12, 2013.

March 14, 2013
AIRIE Fellows Exhibit at Locust Projects - Opening Reception Saturday
Locust Projects, in partnership with Artists in Residence in Everglades (AIRIE), is pleased to present a site-specific installation by the New York-based collaborative duo Wade Kavanaugh & Stephen B. Nguyen. Known for undulating installations of twisted and gnarled paper that engulf spaces and surround the viewer, Kavanaugh and Nguyen will create an immersive three-dimensional drawing based on their impressions of the Everglades, where they are AIRIE artists in residence. Their practice focuses on the collaborative process itself, resulting in abstractions of the entangled mangrove roots, waving sawgrass, and muscular storm clouds of the Everglades waterscape.

March 12, 2013
Celebrate Calusa Days March 23 - 24 at Everglades National Park’s Gulf Coast Visitor Center
EVERGLADES CITY, Florida – Celebrate Calusa Days and Florida Archaeology Month on March 23 and 24 at the Gulf Coast Visitor Center of Everglades National Park. Visitors will enjoy a unique opportunity to learn about the prehistory and archaeological resources in the Ten Thousand Islands of southwest Florida. Highlights include visits to the Turner River and Sandfly Island Indian Shell Mounds to learn about how the Calusa Indians lived. Participants will also be able to step into the past as they try atlatl throwing, pottery making, mask painting, and more. Activities are free except for the boat tours to the shell mounds.

March 12, 2013
Everglades National Park Conducts Hole-in-the-Donut East Prescribed Burn
HOMESTEAD, Florida: Everglades National Park will be conducting the Hole-in-the-Donut (HID) East prescribed burn on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 (weather permitting). The 1,736 acre prescribed burn began at 9:30 a.m.

March 12, 2013
UPDATE: Media Availability for Everglades National Park Draft General Management Plan
Everglades National Park is seeking public comment on its Draft General Management Plan / East Everglades Wilderness Study / Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GMP) through May 12, 2013.

March 05, 2013
Everglades National Park Seeks Input on Proposed Fee Increase
Everglades National Park Superintendent Dan Kimball announced today that public comment is requested on proposed fee increases for backcountry camping. The comment period runs through March 15, 2013.

February 28, 2013
Everglades National Park Seeks Public Comment on Long Term Vision for the Park in Draft General Management Plan
Everglades National Park is seeking public comment on its Draft General Management Plan / East Everglades Wilderness Study / Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GMP). The Draft GMP was released today for public review and public comment is requested by Sunday, May 12, 2013.

February 27, 2013
Everglades National Park Tourism Creates Millions in Local Economic Benefit
A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2011 shows that the 934,351 visitors to Everglades National Park spent approximately $146.8 million in communities surrounding the park. This spending supported 2,408 jobs in the local area.

February 21, 2013
Watch History Come to Life at the 3rd Annual Vintage Day Celebration at Everglades National Park
Watch history come to life at Everglades National Park’s third annual Vintage Day celebration on Saturday, March 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This year’s theme, “The Battle to Preserve Paradise,” explores the rich stories of the Everglades during the first half of the twentieth century. Park admission at the Homestead entrance will be waived for the day and all activities are free of charge for the whole family.

February 12, 2013
50 Years Ago Today - Remembering Northwest Orient Flight 705
Everglades National Park commemorates the loss of 43 people who perished 50 years ago today when Flight 703 broke apart mid-air due to severe weather and crashed in a remote area of Everglades National Park.

February 08, 2013
Annual Chekika Bicycle Rodeo and Safety Fair February 23
HOMESTEAD, Florida: Everglades National Park is pleased to host a "Bicycle Rodeo and Safety Fair." The bike rodeo is a one-day training event for young bicycle riders designed to prevent bicycle-related accidents and injuries.

February 08, 2013
Everglades Mountains and Valleys Video Series and Contest for Educators
A new video series has been released by Everglades National Park’s Environmental Education Program and a corresponding contest for educators is being held through March 1, 2013.

February 07, 2013
Panel Discussion February 12 - Culture among the Vultures: Art in the Everglades
On Tuesday, February 12, 2013, a panel discussion will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at Books & Books in Coral Gables, featuring Artist-in-Residence-in-Everglades (AIRIE) fellows in a discussion about culture in the Everglades. People often associate the Everglades with its abundant natural vistas: The river of grass, mangrove islands and glorious skyscapes. This panel discussion will focus on how people have made expressions of culture in the Everglades.

February 05, 2013
First Restoration Component to Directly Benefit The Park
Everglades National Park joined other federal and state partners to celebrate the completion of a key component in improving freshwater deliveries to the southern end of the Everglades ecosystem, during a January 11 dedication ceremony at the C-111 Spreader Canal Western Project.

January 29, 2013
Everglades National Park Requesting Proposals for Commercial Visitor Services at Flamingo
prospectus for a concession contract that provides commercial visitor services at Flamingo in Everglades National Park

January 29, 2013
World Wetlands Day in Everglades – Making a World of Difference
Everglades National Park will host a volunteer event to promote World Wetlands Day and habitat restoration by removing invasive plants in the Hole in the Donut restoration area.

January 08, 2013
Paurotis Pond Closed for Nesting Season 2013
Everglades National Park announces the seasonal closure of Paurotis Pond and the area beyond the parking area adjacent to the pond, in a continuing effort to protect the endangered Wood Stork and all nesting birds in this area from human disturbance.

January 07, 2013
National Day of Service Event at Everglades National Park
In recognition of the National Day of Service, Everglades National Park will host a public volunteer event on Saturday, January 19, 2013, in the housing and maintenance areas in the Royal Palm District of the park.

December 26, 2012
Meet Everglades Artist in Residence this Saturday
Everglades National Park is pleased to invite the community to visit the December Artist in Residence at Everglades, Trong Gia Nguyen, at the Anhinga Trail within Royal Palm, on Saturday, December 29th.

December 21, 2012
Everglades National Park Gallery Exhibit Featuring Michael Stern Photos
An exhibition featuring Michael Stern’s nature photography of Everglades National Park will be on display at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center Gallery beginning January 1, 2013 through January 31, 2013.

December 13, 2012
Park Conducts Tower Tract (East Everglades 6) Prescribed Burn
Homestead, Florida: Everglades National Park will be conducting the Tower Tract (East Everglades 6) Prescribed Burn on Friday December 14, 2012, in the East Everglades District of the park.

December 13, 2012
Park Conducts Pine Island Prescribed Burn
Homestead, Florida: Everglades National Park will be conducting a 1,212 acre prescribed burn on Thursday December 13, 2012, in the Pine Island District of the park.

December 13, 2012
Eco-Tent for Flamingo
Everglades National Park Partners with University of Miami to Create Eco-Tent for Flamingo

December 06, 2012
Prescribed Burn On Thursday December 6
Homestead, Florida: Everglades National Park will be conducting a prescribed burn on Thursday December 6, 2012, in the East Everglades District of the park (Chekika).

December 04, 2012
Peruvian Parks Leader Receives Award
Peruvian National Parks Leader Receives World Heritage Fellowship at Everglades National Park

October 18, 2012
Veterans visit Park’s Nike Missile Site HM-69
Everglades Media Availability Veterans visit Park’s Nike Missile Site HM-69 Sunday October 21

October 15, 2012
Refurbished Missile shell returns to Park
The George T. Baker Aviation School has completed refurbishment of a 41-foot Nike Hercules Missile (shell) and will transfer it back to Everglades National Park on Friday, October 19, at 9:00 a.m.

September 18, 2012
Everglades National Park Celebrates National Public Lands Day
Everglades National Park Celebrates National Public Lands Day

September 16, 2012
Cold War Exhibit Featured to Coe Visitor Center
Cold War Exhibit Featured to Coe Visitor Center

August 27, 2012
Everglades National Park Opens Following Tropical Storm Isaac Closure
Everglades National Park experienced minor impacts from Tropical Storm Isaac and will be open to visitors at 12:00 noon August 28, 2012.

August 21, 2012
Everglades National Park Partners with Local School to Restore a Piece of Cold War History
Everglades National Park Partners with Local School to Restore a Piece of Cold War History

August 01, 2012
Flamingo Marina Boat Ramp Repairs Scheduled
Flamingo Marina Boat Ramp Repairs Aug 6 – Sept 1

July 22, 2012
Search for Missing Boater Concludes with Tragedy
Search for Missing Boater Concludes with Tragedy

July 22, 2012
August Art Exhibit and Artist Reception
The exhibition "Wild Florida" by local photographer Phoenix will be on display during the month of August at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center Art Gallery in Everglades National Park. A special "Meet the Artist" reception will be held Saturday, August 4th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the Ernest Coe Visitor Center Gallery.

July 22, 2012
Waterways: Preserving Fort Jefferson
The next episode of Waterways ventures 70 miles west of Key West, Florida, to Dry Tortugas National Park, where park staff, masons, conservation specialists and the 482nd Civil Engineers Squadron from Homestead Air Reserve Base are hard at work preserving Fort Jefferson.

July 05, 2012
Deer Hammock Wildfire
Everglades National Park’s Fire Management Division is suppressing a lightning ignited wildfire which started Tuesday July 3rd

June 30, 2012
Everglades National Park Reopens Paurotis Pond
Paurotis Pond reopens after seasonal closure.

June 14, 2012
Park comments on EPA and State Water Quality Agreement
Superintendent comments on Water Quality Agreement between EPA and Florida

June 05, 2012
Park Offers Free Admission this Saturday
Everglades & Dry Tortugas Offer Free Admission this Saturday

May 31, 2012
Photography Exhibit to Open
Everglades National Park is hosting an exciting new photography exhibit entitled, Three Views of the Everglades. The exhibit will be in place from June 2-June 30th, 2012.

May 18, 2012
Free Military Entrance Passes
Thanking America’s Armed Forces Active Duty U.S. Military Offered Free Entrance to All National Parks

May 16, 2012
Celebrate Armed Forces Day
In recognition of Armed Forces Day, Everglades National Park will host a volunteer event

May 16, 2012
Florida Bay Map and Guide Updated
Updated Florida Bay Map and Guide Available

April 30, 2012
Free Nature Photography Class, Sunday May 6
Everglades National Park is pleased to invite the community to visit our Artist in Residence, Mary Keithan, at the Anhinga Trail on Sunday, May 6, 2012.

April 30, 2012
Award Winning Nature Photographer to exhibit at Everglades National Park
Paul Marcellini, an award-winning Miami nature photographer will be displaying a new series of work, called Meet Your Neighbors in the Ernest Coe Visitor’s Center

April 11, 2012
Stunning Photo exhibit at Coe Visitor Center through April 30
There's always something new and interesting to see or hear - so get outdoors and experience the Everglades! The Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center Art Gallery in Everglades National Park is currently hosting a collection of stunning wildlife photography by Kevan and Linda Sunderland at the Visitor Center Gallery.

April 11, 2012
Artist in the Park Event April 12
Get Outdoors for a special event with current park artist Joanna Kidd and Danni Dowling at Anhinga Trail.

March 21, 2012
New Moon Star Gazing Event
New Moon Star Gazing Event

March 21, 2012
Mark Your Calendar - Pack up the Kids - and Head to the Park for Junior Ranger Day!
Mark Your Calendar - Pack up the Kids - and Head to the Park for Junior Ranger Day!

March 20, 2012
Park Celebrates Archeology Month with Calusa Days at the Gulf Coast Visitor Center
Park Celebrates Archeology Month with Calusa Days at the Gulf Coast Visitor Center

March 16, 2012
Everglades National Park = visitors, money and jobs for local economy
Everglades National Park = visitors, money and jobs for local economy

March 16, 2012
Everglades National Park to Host UNESCO Director General at Tourism Roundtable
Will celebrate 40th Anniversary of UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention Program that draws visitors from around the globe to Florida’s Everglades National Park

March 14, 2012
UNESCO World Poetry Day celebrated in Everglades
UNESCO World Poetry Day celebrated in Everglades

March 13, 2012
Emergency Closure of East Cape and Homestead Canals
Emergency Closure of the East Cape Canal and Homestead Canal

March 13, 2012
Park Celebrates 40th Anniversary of World Heritage Convention
Everglades National Park Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention: Hosts UNESCO Director General

March 12, 2012
Everglades National Park Celebrates 40th Anniversary of World Heritage Convention:
Everglades National Park Celebrates 40th Anniversary of World Heritage Convention: Hosts UNESCO Director General

March 04, 2012
Park to conduct Prescribed Burn Monday March 5, 2012
Park to conduct Prescribed Burn March 5 2012

March 01, 2012
First Annual Everglades "Bicycle Rodeo and Safety Fair"
"Bicycle Rodeo and Safety Fair" is a one-day training event for young bicycle riders designed to prevent bicycle-related accidents and injuries.

February 29, 2012
Meet Marjory Stoneman Douglas in Person
Chat with Marjory Stoneman Douglas, celebrated activist and author of "Everglades: River of Grass" at the Vintage Everglades Day Celebration on Saturday March 3rd, 2012 from 10 AM to 3 PM

February 23, 2012
Superintendent to join Historical Reenactors for Vintage Everglades Day Event!
Superintendent Dan Kimball will join park staff and volunteers portraying important historical characters from the early 20th century as part of the 2nd annual Vintage Everglades Day celebration on Saturday March 3rd, 2012.

February 21, 2012
Park Hosts Public Workshops on the Snake Bight Pole and Troll Zone
Park Hosts Public Workshops on the Snake Bight Pole and Troll Zone March 5 and 8 Homestead Florida: National Park Superintendent Dan Kimball announced today that the park will host two public workshops to provide an update and gather public input on their experiences over the past year using the Snake Bight Pole and Troll Zone in Florida Bay, established in January 2011.

February 14, 2012
New Moon Star Party
Join Park Rangers for a New Moon Star Party. On Saturday, February 25, 2012, at 9:00 pm, Everglades National Park will host a New Moon Star Party event.

February 13, 2012
Presidents Day Volunteer Event at the Nike Missile Site
On Saturday, February 18, 2012, Everglades National Park will host a volunteer event at the park’s historic Nike Missile Site, one of the Nation’s best preserved sites from the Cold War Era.

February 09, 2012
Vintage Everglades Day 2012
Mark Your Calendars for the 2nd Annual "Vintage Day" Celebration at Everglades National Park!

February 06, 2012
February Coe Visitor Center Art Exhibit
LIGHT ON WILD FLORIDA Exhibit of photographic prints by Susan Schermer at Coe Visitor Center Now through Feb 29, 2012

January 30, 2012
Waterways Back On-the-Air and Online!
After a nearly four-year hiatus, Waterways has returned with two brand new episodes highlighting invasive exotic species and education programs promoting responsible recreation.

January 20, 2012
Get Outdoors - Come Play with Clay on the Anhinga Trail
Get Outdoors - Come Play with Clay on the Anhinga Trail

January 18, 2012
Get Outdoors for Big Day Birding Adventures at Everglades National Park
Get Outdoors for Big Day Birding Adventures at Everglades National Park

January 06, 2012
Fulfill a Dream, Join the Everglades Volunteer Team
Fulfill a Dream, Join the Everglades Volunteer Team Special volunteer program for Martin Luther King Day

January 04, 2012
Prescribed Burn January 4 and 5
Park plans prescribed burn January 4 and 5, 2012. No related closures anticipated.

December 29, 2011
Update on Park General Management Plan
Update on the Everglades National Park General Management Plan

December 28, 2011
Macroalgae: Hidden Colors of the Sea
Twenty-nine original watercolors by the Tropical Botanic Artists Collective will be on display at the Coe Visitor Center during the month of January 2012

December 22, 2011
Paurotis Pond Closed for Nesting Season 2012
Paurotis Pond closed for 2012 Nesting Season

December 22, 2011
Seasonal Ranger Programs to Begin
Tis’ The Season To Visit Everglades National Park Ranger-Guided Programs Begin December 23th

December 15, 2011
Lanscape Painting on the Anhinga Trail
Artist in Residence, Bill Brody, will demonstrate his artwork and talk to visitors about his large scale landscape paintings

November 29, 2011
Park Continues Prescribed Burn - UPDATE
Park Prescribed Burn Continues after successful ignition this morning

November 29, 2011
"IveGot1" – Mobile App now Available!
IveGot1" – iPhone Mobile App now Available! Track invasive exotic plant and animal species in Florida

November 29, 2011
Art Exhibit Celebrates 10 years of Artists in Residence in Everglades Program
An exciting new art exhibition will celebrate the tenth anniversary of one of South Florida’s most successful art-and-nature collaborations: the Artists In Residence In Everglades (AIRIE) program.

November 28, 2011
Park to Conduct Prescribed Burn
Park to conduct prescribed burn November 29 and 30 in north eastern area of the park

November 11, 2011
Carl Ross and Frank Key Channels Annual Closure
Everglades National Park Closes Carl Ross and Frank Key Channels in Florida Bay to protect Roseate Spoonbills during winter nesting

November 07, 2011
Veterans Day at Everglades National Park
Celebrate Veterans Day Weekend at Everglades National Park Nike Missile Base Open House Saturday Fees waived at all fee stations November 11 - 13

September 15, 2011
Celbrate National Public Lands Day - Volunteer !
Celebrate National Public Lands Day - Come Volunteer at the Park

September 09, 2011
Park Rangers Declare Park Visitor as Missing
Park Rangers Declare Park Visitor as Missing

September 01, 2011
Park Rangers continue search for Park Visitor
Park Rangers continue search for Park Visitor

August 31, 2011
Park Rangers launch search for Park Visitor
Park Rangers launch search for Park Visitor

August 24, 2011
Park Firefighters Manage Shanty Wildfire
Everglades National Park firefighters are currently managing a wildfire that began Tuesday afternoon as a result of a lightning strike.

August 19, 2011
Damage from Lightening Strike Repaired
Damage from Lightening Strike at Everglades National Park Repaired

August 18, 2011
Lightening Strike disrupts phone and internet access
Lightening Strike disrupts phone and internet access at Everglades National Park

August 17, 2011
Parks Curator Nancy Russell Recognized for Excellence
South Florida Parks Curator, Nancy Russell, honored for stewardship of culural resources in south florida parks.

August 05, 2011
Wildfire in Everglades National Park 100% Contained
The "Afternoon Fire" in Everglades National Park (Park) is now 100% contained

August 04, 2011
Everglades Afternoon Fire Update
Firefighters Continue to Manage Wildfire in Everglades National Park

August 03, 2011
Park Firefighters Manage Wildfire caused by Lightning
Everglades National Park firefighters continue to manage a wildfire that began Monday in the northeast sector of the park.

July 27, 2011
Special Presentation on Liguus Tree Snails at Park Visitor Center
Join Artist-in-Residence Kathy Garvey 2:30 pm on Saturday, July 30, 2011 at the Ernest Coe Visitor Center for a presentation and discussion of liguus tree snails and their unique patterns.

July 11, 2011
Flamingo’s Buttonwood Café Closes for Summer Season
The Buttonwood Café in the Flamingo District of Everglades National Park will be closed for the rest of the summer season, reopening in November 2011.

July 07, 2011
Hola Everglades – An introduction to Everglades National Park en Español
Hola Everglades – An introduction to Everglades National Park en Español

July 05, 2011
Join Everglades National Park in: “Rolling Towards Restoration, One Tire at a Time!’’ Volunteer Event
Join Everglades National Park in: “Rolling Towards Restoration, One Tire at a Time!’’ Volunteer Event

July 02, 2011
“Photographic Images of the Everglades”
Everglades National Park will exhibit photographic works from members of the Purple Isles Art Guild of the Florida Keys from July 1 to July 31, 2011

June 28, 2011
Park Scoping Period Extended for FPL EIS
UPDATE - Park Scoping Period Extended to July 25 for Acquisition of Florida Power and Light Lands Environmental Impact Statement

June 24, 2011
Park Videos help Plan a Visit or Experience a Virtual Visit!
Park provides videos to plan a visit or experience a virtual visit through expanded Video Series.

June 24, 2011
Flamingo’s Buttonwood Café Summer Hours
The Buttonwood Café in the Flamingo District of Everglades National Park announces its summer hours.

June 16, 2011
Join Everglades National Park in a “Welcome to the Summer” Volunteer Day and Tour
Everglades National Park is inviting volunteers to plant Muhly Grass in the landscape surrounding the Flamingo Campground kiosk

June 09, 2011
Park seeks public comment on proposed Acquisition of Florida Power and Light Lands Environmental Impact Statement
Park seeks public comment on proposed Acquisition of Florida Power and Light Lands Environmental Impact Statement

June 09, 2011
Aritist in Residence Demonstration & Discussion Sunday June 26
Join Park Artist in Residence Sunday for a Special Demonstration

June 02, 2011
June Art exhibit for Coe Visitor Center
Visitor Center's rotating Art Exhibit to enjoy the work of Artist Joseph Weinzettle who explores use of traditional and natural materials for his art.

June 02, 2011
Volunteer for Trail Cleanup Saturday
Join park staff and other volunteers for a day of clearing Rowdy Bend Trail in the Flamingo District of the park

April 29, 2011
New Photo Exhibit at Coe Visitor Center for May 2011
May 2011 Coe Visitor Center Photo Exhibit by Paula Baxter

April 21, 2011
Help Your National Park this Arbor Day
Help Your National Park this Arbor Day Volunteer Event - April 30 at Everglades National Park

April 13, 2011
Everglades National Park Celebrates Poetry Month
Encounter Everglades-inspired poetry throughout Everglades National Park this April during the O, Miami Poetry Festival

April 12, 2011
Celebrate National Parks Week at Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks!
Celebrate National Parks Week at Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks! Special Programs Offered and Entrance Fees waived at both parks April 16 - 24

April 11, 2011
“Everglades National Park… A place like no other!”
“Everglades National Park… A place like no other!” Photo Exhibit by Maxis Gámez

April 05, 2011
Junior Ranger Day at Everglades National Park
Junior Ranger Day at Everglades National Park - Saturday, April 9, 2011

April 05, 2011
Volunteer Day Saturday April 16
Come out and give back to your national park.

March 18, 2011
Everglades National Park Experiencing Very High Fire Danger
Everglades National Park Experiencing Very High Fire Danger

March 17, 2011
Endangered Plant Art Exhibit at Everglades National Park
Homestead Florida - Update: A special program will be held at Everglades National Park as part of this exhibit.

March 04, 2011
New Exhibit on Invasive Species Unveiled at Four Area Parks and Preserves
New Exhibit on Invasive Species Unveiled at Four Area Parks and Preserves

March 01, 2011
Park Hosts End of Season New Moon Star Party!
Park Hosts End of Season New Moon Star Party!

March 01, 2011
Unique Endangered Plant Art Exhibit at Everglades National Park Coe Visitor Center
Unique Endangered Plant Art Exhibit at Everglades National Park Coe Visitor Center

March 01, 2011
Everglades National Park celebrates Archeology Month
Dig up the past, discover a lost civilization and learn the ways of the Calusa Indians - March 26 and 27

January 27, 2011
“The Everglades” Oil Paintings by Linda Apriletti
“The Everglades” -- Oil Paintings by Linda Apriletti on display at Coe Visitor Center

January 27, 2011
Temporary Evening Closure of Buttonwood Canal Bridge
Temporary evening closure of Buttonwood Canal Bridge Jan 30 thru Feb 24

January 13, 2011
Temporary Closure of Old Ingraham Highway
Temporary Closure of Old Ingraham Highway starting January 18, 2011

January 12, 2011
Don't Miss the first "Vintage Day"Celebration at Everglades National Park!
Saturday, February 5 th , 2011 from 11 AM to 2 PM is a Vintage Day Celebration at Everglades National Park.

January 07, 2011
Electricity now available at 41 Flamingo Campsites at Everglades National Park
Everglades National Park is pleased to announce improvements to the Flamingo campground area

December 30, 2010
Temporary Closure of Paurotis Pond for Nesting Season
Temporary Closure of Paurotis Pond for Nesting Season

December 28, 2010
Park Hosts New Moon Star Party
Everglades National Park will host a New Moon Star Party event

December 28, 2010
Everglades National Park Announces Ranger guided winter program schedule
Everglades National Park is preparing for the park’s busy visitor season with a new slate of ranger guided programs

December 27, 2010
Everglades National Park Advisory
Park Implements Snake Bight Pole and Troll Zone in Florida Bay

December 22, 2010
New Art Exhibit at Coe Visitor Center Features the Imagery of Paul Marcellini
December and January exhibit features award-winning photographer Paul Marcellini

December 17, 2010
Salazar Proposes Additional Bridging of Tamiami Trail to Restore Historic Water Flows to Everglades
Salazar Proposes Additional Bridging of Tamiami Trail to Restore Historic Water Flows to Everglades

November 15, 2010
Everglades Spanish Reality Show
Park and partners work to develop a spanish language reality show where a local spanish family experiences camping in this national park

October 25, 2010
Park Celebrates Veterans Day
Everglades National Park Celebrates Veteran's Day - Historic Nike Missile Base Open House

September 10, 2010
Rare Bird Spotted in Everglades National Park
Cuban Pewee, A Rare Bird to the U.S. Spotted in Everglades National Park

May 05, 2010
  May Art Exhibit at Coe Visitor Center Features Paintings by Kathy Wright
May Art Exhibit at Coe Visitor Center Features Paintings by Kathy Wright The Everglades Project: A Landscape in Flux 

April 13, 2010
Come Celebrate National Parks Week at Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks!
Special Programs Offered and Entrance Fees waived at both parks April 17 - 25

April 08, 2010
Park Museum Acquires Historical Document
Everglades National Park Museum Acquires Historical Documents

March 29, 2010
Junior Ranger Day at Everglades
Your child can become a Junior Ranger April 3! Come be part of Junior Ranger Day at Everglades National Park!

March 16, 2010
Join Everglades Rangers for "Nocturnal Encounters"
Join Everglades Rangers for "Nocturnal Encounters"

March 16, 2010
Phase 2 of Spreader Swales Pilot to Commence
Everglades National Park Announces Intent to Proceed With Second Phase of Spreader Swales Pilot Project

March 10, 2010
Park to offer Special Tours March 27 and 28 for Archaeology Month
Park to offer Special Tours March 27 and 28 for Archaeology Month

March 09, 2010
March Art Exhibit at Coe Visitor Center Features work of Linda Apriletti
March Art Exhibit at Coe Visitor Center Features paintings of Linda Apriletti

February 17, 2010
Park Implements Manatee Protection Areas in Chokoloskee Bay
Everglades National Park Implements Manatee Protection Areas in Chokoloskee Bay

February 12, 2010
Everglades Nocturnal Encounters
New Evening programs for the whole family at Everglades National Park - Join Everglades "Nocturnal Encounters"

February 12, 2010
Photo Exhibit at Coe Visitor Center Features work of Jeff Ripple
February 2010 photography exhibit at Coe Visitor Center features work of Jeff Ripple

February 08, 2010
Park conducts Prescribed Burn
Park conducts prescribed burn in East Everglades District of the park

January 22, 2010
Paurotis Pond closed for Nesting Season
Paurotis Pond closed for Nesting Season

January 21, 2010
Recent Cold Weather Causes Significant Fish Kill in Everglades National park
Recent Cold Weather Causes Significant Fish Kill in Everglades National park

January 12, 2010
Court Awards Everglades National Park $295,000 in damages for Vessel Grounding Case
National Park Service settles Vessel Grounding Case

December 29, 2009
Popular Nike Missile Tours Now Available
Popular Historic Nike Missile BaseTours Now Available

December 22, 2009
Artist in Residence receives Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant to support Everglades Project
Artist in Residence receives Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant to support Everglades Project

December 18, 2009
Park announces opening of New Backcountry Campsites in Florida Bay
Park announces opening of New Backcountry Campsites in Florida Bay

December 17, 2009
Comments Sought on Proposed Seawall Repairs at Flamingo, Everglades National Park
Comments Sought on Proposed Seawall Repairs at Flamingo, Everglades National Park

December 09, 2009
Everglades National Park to provide Fire Media Workshop December 16
Everglades National Park to provide Fire Media Workshop December 16 “How to safely report on prescribed fires”

December 04, 2009
Salazar: Tamiami Trail a Major Milestone in Restoration of Everglades and in Vision for America's Great Outdoors
No abstract supplied.

November 20, 2009
Tamiami Trail Groundbreaking Ceremony Announced
Tamiami Trail Groundbreaking Ceremony Set for December 4 2009

October 30, 2009
Park Seeks Comments on Proposed Pole and Troll Zone in Florida Bay
Park will hold public meetings November 9 and 10 to answer questions on proposed Pole and Troll Zone in Florida Bay

October 30, 2009
Botanical Treasures of the Everglades - Coe Visitor Center Exhibit
November 2009 Coe Visitor Center Art Exhibit

October 27, 2009
Everglades Celebrates the end of Wet Season
Halloween Slough Slog at Shark Valley in Everglades National Park

October 15, 2009
Superintendent Commends SFWMD Announcement on C-111 Project
Superintendent Commends SFWMD Announcement on C-111 Project

October 08, 2009
October 2009 Coe VC Art Exhibit
“BIRDS OF THE EVERGLADES” Michael Stern - Nature Photographer

September 24, 2009
Help Us Make America’s Best Idea Even Better!
Help Us Make America’s Best Idea Even Better! Join Everglades National Park on September 26 for a Day of Service and Celebration

August 27, 2009
Parks jump into Twittering
Parks Launch Pilot Twitter Accounts to Expand Outreach & Communication Efforts

August 27, 2009
Parks offer Virtual Experience through Podcasts and Webcams
No abstract supplied.

August 20, 2009
Everglades National Park ARRA Cape Sable Canals Dam Restoration Project moves to the next step
Everglades National Park’s American Reinvestment and Recovery Act Cape Sable Canals Dam Restoration Project moves to the next step!

July 27, 2009
FPL ROW EA Public Comment Period Extended
UPDATE: Public Scoping Comment Period Extended to August 4, 2009 for Acquisition of Florida Power and Light Lands Environmental Assessment

July 02, 2009
Summer Photo Exhibit at Coe Visitor Center
Judd Patterson Photography exhibit at Coe Visitor Center through September 30, 2009

July 02, 2009
Everglades Summer Family Film Festival
Lights, Camera, Animal Action! Summer Family Film Festival at Coe Visitor Center

July 02, 2009
Interagency Team to Host Annual Invasive Species Summit
Interagency Team to Host Annual Invasive Species Summit

July 02, 2009
volunteers gather at Key Largo for day of service
Volunteers Gather at Local National Parks Service office for Day of Service

June 30, 2009
Proposed Acquisition of Florida Power and Light Lands Environmental Assessment
Park seeks public comment on proposed Acquisition of Florida Power and Light Lands Environmental Assessment

June 15, 2009
Fee Free Weekends
America’s Best Idea – the national parks – gets even better this summer…it’s free!

June 03, 2009
Cape Sable Environmental Assessment Available for Comment
Park seeks public comment on Cape Cable Canals Dam Restoration Project Environmental Assessment 

May 31, 2009
Park seeks public comment on proposed Enabling Restoration of Northeast Shark River Slough
Park seeks public comment on proposed “Enabling Restoration of Northeast Shark River Slough” Environmental Impact Statement - Public Meeting June 2, 2009

May 05, 2009
PILOT SPREADER SWALE PROJECT and ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
PILOT SPREADER SWALE PROJECT and ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

April 28, 2009
Chekika closes for wet season 2009
Chekika day use area of the park closes for wet season 2009

April 28, 2009
May 2009 Coe Visitor Center Art Exhibit
May 2009 Coe Visitor Center Art Exhibit Redland Elementary School’s Backyard: The Everglades - through a Student's Eyes

April 28, 2009
Coastal Prairie Hiking Trail Reopens
Coastal Prairie Hiking Trail Reopens

April 09, 2009
National Park Week and Earth Day Activities at Everglades National Park
National Park Week and Earth Day Activities at Everglades National Park

April 08, 2009
April 11 2009- Junior Ranger Day at Everglades National Park
April 11, 2009- Junior Ranger Day at Everglades National Park!

April 07, 2009
April 2009 Coe Visitor Center Art Exhibit
UNIQUE TREES SUBJECT OF PHOTO EXHIBIT AT EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK VISITOR CENTER

April 07, 2009
Everglades National Park to Install Electrical hook-ups for RV camping
Everglades National Park to Install Electrical hook-ups for RV camping and Seeks public comment on proposed camping fee increase for these RV sites

April 02, 2009
Park Letter to the Editor RE GMP Public Meetings
Everglades National Park Letter to the Editor - Re: Keynoter article by Kevin Wadlow from April 1, 2009 Edition - “We’re being lied to”

March 26, 2009
Park GMP Public Meetings in April 2009
Everglades National Park to hold Public Meetings to present revised Preliminary Alternative for the Park's marine areas as part of update to General Management Plan

March 11, 2009
Park Celebrates Archaeology Month with Turner River Tour March 28 and 29
Park Celebrates Archaeology Month with Turner River Tour March 28-29

March 11, 2009
March Coe Visitor Center Art Exhibit En Plein Air Art and Photo Show
March 2009 Coe Visitor Center Art Exhibit

March 11, 2009
Free Educational DVD Helps Boaters Navigate Waters of Florida Bay
Free Educational DVD Helps Boaters Navigate Waters of Florida Bay

February 27, 2009
Everglades National Park releases revised Preliminary Alternative for the Parks marine areas
Everglades National Park releases revised Preliminary Alternative for the Park's marine areas as part of update to General Management Plan

February 04, 2009
Everglades New Podcasts available
Everglades National Park Launches Video Podcast Programs

February 04, 2009
february 2009 art exhibit coe visitor center
“The Endangered Everglades – Part II” exhibit at Everglades National Park

January 28, 2009
RSVP required for Media Briefing on FL Bay Reports
RSVP required for Everglades National Park press briefing on two recently completed research studies on Florida Bay

January 26, 2009
Fuel available at Flamingo
Fuel and boat tours available at Flamingo

January 23, 2009
Park Rangers Dangerous Duties
Everglades National Park Presents "Park Rangers Dangerous Duties" Meet a park ranger and check out some of the tools of the trade at three show-and-tell presentations

January 23, 2009
ENP Media Briefing on new Science Studies
Everglades National Park press briefing on two recently completed research studies on Florida Bay

January 13, 2009
January Coe Visitor Center Exhibit
January 2009 Coe Visitor Center Photography Exhibit by Karen Glaser

January 08, 2009
Nike Missile Base Opens 2009
Historic Nike Missile Base Opens to the Public

January 06, 2009
January photography exhibit at Coe Visitor Center
January Photography Exhibit -“Butterflies of Everglades National Park”

December 25, 2008
Everglades National Park selects Concessionaire for Commercial Visitor Services
Everglades National Park selects Concessionaire for Commercial Visitor Services. Visitor Services Limited at Flamingo during transition.

December 25, 2008
Limited Services at Flamingo
Everglades National Park selects Concessionaire for Commercial Visitor Services Flamingo Visitor Services Limited during Transition Everglades National

December 10, 2008
U S Deputy Secretary of the Interior to announce important step forward in Everglades Restoration
Media Advisory - Deputy Secretary Lynn Scarlett to announce important step forward in Everglades Restoration

December 01, 2008
New Photo Exhibit at the Ernest Coe Visitor Center in Everglades National Park
New Photo Exhibit at the Ernest Coe Visitor Center in Everglades National Park Michael Stern - Nature Photographer

November 21, 2008
Chekika Reopens for 2008 season
Chekika reopens for season 2008. This area of the park is open seasonally due to tendency to flood during wet season.

November 06, 2008
Everglades Pilot Spreader Swales Project
Everglades National Park seeks input on Pilot Spreader Swales Project

October 02, 2008
High water at Shark valley
High water at shark valley limits visitor access

October 01, 2008
Volunteer day at Gulf Coast District of Everglades National Park
Bring Back the Butterflies; Join an Everglades National Park Volunteer Work Day!!

September 29, 2008
October 2008 exhibit at Coe Visitor Center
New Exhibit at Coe visitor Center William Vega Oil Paintings of Florida Bay

September 25, 2008
Park seeks public comment on proposed Cape Sable Canals Dam Restoration Project Environmental Assessment
Park seeks public comment on proposed Cape Sable Canals Dam Restoration Project / Environmental Assessment

September 22, 2008
Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks announce a Fee Free Weekend September 27 and 28 2008
Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks announce a Fee Free Weekend September 27-28, 2008

September 10, 2008
Everglades National Park Reopens Following the Passage of Hurricane Ike
Everglades National Park Reopens Following the Passage of Hurricane Ike

September 09, 2008
Parks Extend Closure Following Passage of Hurricane Ike
Parks Extend Closure Following Passage of Hurricane Ike  

September 08, 2008
Temporary Park Closures in Effect for Hurricane Ike on Tuesday September 9
Temporary Park Closures in Effect for Hurricane Ike on Tuesday, September 9

September 07, 2008
Portions of Everglades National Park Open for Visitation Monday September 8
Portions of Everglades National Park Open for Visitation Monday, September 8

September 06, 2008
Everglades National Park Open Sunday Sept 7
Everglades National Park open Sunday Sept. 7

September 05, 2008
Temporary Park Closures due to Hurricane Ike
Temporary Park closures due to Hurricane Ike

August 19, 2008
Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Park to Reopen after Tropical Storm Fay
Everglades and Dry Tortguas National Parks to repoen following the passage of Tropical Storm Fay

August 17, 2008
Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks to close temporarily for pending Storm Fay
Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks to close temporarily for pending Tropical Storm Fay

August 17, 2008
Temporary Park Closure Due to Tropical Storm Fay
Dry Tortugas and Everglades National Parks will be closing to visitors in anticipation of the impending arrival of Tropical Storm Fay.

August 07, 2008
Flamingo Commercial Services Plan Approved
Flamingo Commercial Services Plan approved.

July 16, 2008
Everglades National Park to expand Volunteer Team
Everglades National Park to expand Volunteer Team!

July 09, 2008
Student Interns at Everglades National Park
Ford Motor Company intern program with the National Park Service brings a student transportation interpreter to spend the Summer at Everglades National Park

June 17, 2008
Mustang Corner Fire declared out
Everglades National Park Declares Mustang Corner Fire Out

June 12, 2008
Cuban immigrant smuggling at Flamingo
Everglades National Park Rangers respond to Cuban immigrant smuggling at Flamingo

June 10, 2008
Coe Visitor Center Exhibit June 2008
New Exhibit at Coe visitor Center “The Endangered Everglades – Part I” exhibit at Everglades National Park by Donna Marxer - painter

June 06, 2008
Mustang Corner Fire 100 Percent contained
Everglades national Park declares Mustang Corner fire 100% Continued

May 15, 2008
Everglades Continues Suppression Efforts for Mustang Corner Fire
Everglades National Park personnel continue efforts today to control a large wildfire that originated south of the Chekika visitor area.

May 15, 2008
No Gas Available in Flamingo
Everglades National Park has closed its gas fueling facilities at Flamingo due to a recent fuel spill.

May 15, 2008
Everglades National Park Requesting Proposals for Commercial Visitor Services
On Friday, May 9, the National Park Service (NPS) released a prospectus for a concession contract that provides commercial visitor services at two locations in Everglades National Park.

May 15, 2008
Everglades National Park Announces Road Closures
In the interest of safety, Everglades National Park is announcing the temporary closure of Richmond Drive (SW 168th Street) west of the park border.

May 14, 2008
Everglades Fire Grows to 7,000 Acres
A fire, most likely human-caused, in Everglades National Park will be fully suppressed according to park superintendent Dan Kimball, due to its proximity to two populations of a federally listed endangered species—the Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow.

May 06, 2008
National Park Service Issues Request for Bids to Provide Ferry Service to Dry Tortugas National Park
The National Park Service has released a prospectus for businesses interested in bidding to provide daily passenger ferry service to Dry Tortugas National Park from Key West, Florida. Those interested in being considered must include breakfast and lunch as part of their proposal. The contract will prospective applicants to sell lunch to non ferry patrons, limited retail sales on board the ferry, sale of alcoholic beverages on the return trip to Key West, Florida, and day trips from Jefferson to Loggerhead Key.

May 02, 2008
New Art Exhibit at Everglades National Park Coe Visitor Center
New Art Exhibit at Everglades National Park Coe Visitor Center

May 02, 2008
Everglades National Park Announces Private Donation to Everglades National Park Environmental Education Program
Everglades National Park Announces Private Donation to Everglades National Park Environmental Education Program

April 28, 2008
Everglades National Park Providing Free Florida Bay Boating DVD
No abstract supplied.

April 24, 2008
South Florida to Receive $6 million in Centennial Challenge Grants!
The National Park Service (NPS) announced today that south Florida’s National Parks and Preserve will receive $6 million in additional funding for four projects in 2008! Half of this will support a significant restoration project in Everglades National Park and the rest will provide the parks and preserve the ability to increase environmental education, recruit and train volunteers to become citizen scientists, and to support resource protection and restoration efforts.

April 22, 2008
Earth day Electronic Field Trip at Everglades
Everglades National Park celebrates Earth Day and National Park Week with an Electronic Field Trip

April 18, 2008
Carl Ross Key in Florida Bay is opened for day-use
Carl Ross Key in Florida Bay is opened for day-use

April 15, 2008
Park Seeks Public Comment on the Flamingo Commercial Service Plan Preferred Alternative Through May 15, 2008
Everglades National Park Superintendent Dan B. Kimball is pleased to announce the release of the Preferred Alternative (Alternative D) for the Draft Flamingo Commercial Services Plan for a final 30-day review period.

March 31, 2008
Feeling the Everglades, the Art of Bill McCreary
“Feeling the Everglades, the Art of Bill McCreary” A new exhibit at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center in Everglades National Park begins with an artist's reception on April 4 2008.

March 31, 2008
April 5 - Junior Ranger Day at Everglades National Park
April 5 2008 - Junior Ranger Day at Everglades National Park!

March 24, 2008
Rangers enforce no poaching regulations in Everglades National Park
Rangers enforce no poaching regulations in Everglades National Park

March 24, 2008
UPDATE Maps of AIP preferred alternative available on Park Website
UPDATE – Maps of AIP preferred alternative to be presented at March 26 Public Meeting available on Park Website

March 12, 2008
Public input sought on Plan to remove Area of Indadequate Protection Designation
Park seeks public comment on a Plan to address the Manatee Area of Inadequate Protection in the Gulf Coast area of Everglades National Park.

March 04, 2008
New Photo Exhibit at Coe visitor Center
Everglades National Park News Release - New Exhibit at the Edward R. Coe Visitor Center in Everglades National Park "On Nature's Side - photos by Johnny and Aida Villaronga"

March 04, 2008
March 8 and 9 Everglades National Park to celebrate Dade Heritage Days
Everglades National Park to celebrate Dade Heritage Days With Special Programs in the Park March 8 and 9

February 20, 2008
USGS Maps Show Potential Non Native Python Habitat Along 3 US Coasts
NPS and USGS annoucne USGS Maps Show Potential Non-Native Python Habitat Along Three U.S. Coasts

January 13, 2008
Park seeks public comment on a Plan to address the Manatee Area of Inadequate Protection in the Gulf Coast area of Everglades National Park
Park seeks public comment on a Plan to address the Manatee Area of Inadequate Protection in the Gulf Coast area of Everglades National Park.

November 26, 2007
Everglades National Park celebrates Sixtieth Anniversary
Everglades National Park celebrates 60th Anniversary!

November 20, 2007
Park seeks public comment on Draft Flamingo Commercial Services Plan
Park seeks public comment on Draft Flamingo Commercial Services Plan

November 19, 2007
Americas Best Idea Photo Exhibit
America’s Best Idea Photo Exhibit Opens at Biscayne and Everglades National Parks

October 20, 2007
New Photography exhibit at Everglades National Park Coe Visitor Center
New Photography exhibit at Everglades National Park Coe Visitor Center "The Everglades, An Avian Treasure."

October 20, 2007
Status of Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow 2007 Survey Report
Status of Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow – 2007 Survey Report

September 21, 2007
SOUTH FLORIDA NATIONAL PARKS ADJUST SPECIAL USE PERMIT FEES
SOUTH FLORIDA NATIONAL PARKS ADJUST SPECIAL USE PERMIT FEES

August 24, 2007
Everglades National Park Centennial Proposals Eligible for Matching Funds
Everglades National Park's Centennial Proposals Eligible for Matching Funds

August 22, 2007
STUDENT TRANSPORTATION INTERPRETER SPENDS SUMMER AT EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK
STUDENT TRANSPORTATION INTERPRETER SPENDS SUMMER AT EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK

July 05, 2007
Everglades Enhances Outreach Through Two New Web Features
Everglades National Park is pleased to announce the launch of two new on-line offerings: both a downloadable audio tour and a live newsfeed.

July 05, 2007
Everglades Paradise Found an Exhibition by Jose F. Garcia at Everglades National Park
"Everglades - Paradise Found” an Exhibition by Jose F. Garcia at Everglades National Park

June 26, 2007
Secretary Kempthorne Welcomes World Heritage Committee's Decision
Secretary Kempthorne Welcomes World Heritage Committee’s Decision to Remove Everglades National Park from List of Endangered Sites

June 26, 2007
Everglades National Park opens Carl Ross Key for Day Use after a successful Roseate Spoonbill nesting season
Everglades National Park opens Carl Ross Key for Day Use after a successful Roseate Spoonbill nesting season

June 25, 2007
Park adds 7th public meeting for public comment on the General Management Plan Preliminary Alternatives for Everglades National Park
Park adds 7th public meeting for public comment on the General Management Plan Preliminary Alternatives for Everglades National Park

June 04, 2007
Park extends deadline for public comment on the General Management Plan Preliminary Alternatives for Everglades National Park
Park extends deadline for public comment on the General Management Plan Preliminary Alternatives for Everglades National Park

May 24, 2007
Park seeks public comment on the General Management Plan Draft Alternatives for Everglades National Park
Park seeks public comment on the General Management Plan Draft Alternatives for Everglades National Park

May 23, 2007
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK TEMPORARILY CLOSES TWO POPULAR CAMPING SITES DUE TO VANDALISM
Everglades National park temporarily closes two popular camping sites on the Wilderness Waterway due to Vandalism

May 23, 2007
Everglades National Park to allow Summer Generator use at Flamingo campgrounds
Everglades National Park to allow Summer 2007 Generator use at Flamingo campgrounds

May 08, 2007
2007 Summer Hours at Everglades National Park
Everglades National Park announces reduced summer hours for 2007.

May 07, 2007
May 2007 Artist in Residence at Everglades National Park
Artist in Residence work on display at Everglades National Park Coe visitor Center through May 2007

April 26, 2007
Climate Change Testimony to Congress Subcomittee
No abstract supplied.

April 10, 2007
April 28 Junior Ranger Day At Everglades National Park April
Junior Ranger Day events slated for April 28 at Everglades National Park.

April 07, 2007
Public Meetings seeking input on Park Fee Increase
Everglades National Parks hold public meetings to get public input on proposed fee increase.

March 21, 2007
Everglades National Park reopens Frank Key Channel
Everglades National Park Superintendent, Dan Kimball, announced today the reopening of Frank Key Channel in Florida Bay to the public.

March 21, 2007
Interior Chief of Staff Brian Waidmann to Host Listening Session in Miami
No abstract supplied.

March 16, 2007
Miami National Park Service Centennial Initiative Listening Session
National Park Service Centennial Initiative holds Miami Listening Session for public input

March 16, 2007
Major Anniversaries, Biscayne-Everglades Greenway
Major Anniversaries, Biscayne-Everglades Greenway Are Focus of Public Events March 22 and 24 at Miami-Dade College’s Homestead Campus

March 14, 2007
Trilingual Junior Park Ranger Program
South Florida National Parks announce Trilingual Junior Park Ranger Program

March 07, 2007
March 2007 - Artist in Residence at Everglades National Park
Luis Nunez art on display at everglades national park during March 2007.

March 06, 2007
National Park Seeks input on proposed fees
National Park Service seeking input on proposed fee increaes at Dry Tortugas and Everglades National Parks

March 02, 2007
Manatee Speed Zone Enforcement in Chokoloskee Bay
Boating speed zone enforcement to protect Manatees in Chokoloskee Bay

February 22, 2007
Artist in the Park and other Events Feb 2007
Art in the Park at Everglades

January 12, 2007
Everglades Association obtains major grant for ENP
Everglades Association has received $115,000 from an anonymous charitable foundation to support the 2006-2007 schedule of environmental education activities at ENP.

December 23, 2006
Eco Pond Reopens
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK REOPENS POPULAR ECO POND IN FLAMINGO

December 13, 2006
Temporary closures to Protect Roseate Spoonbills
Everglades National Park plans temporary closings to protect Roseate Spoonbills during winter nesting

December 01, 2006
Bilingual Exhibits
Everglades National Park to Dedicate New Bilingual Exhibits

November 30, 2006
Everglades Photography To Be Shown
EVERGLADES PHOTOGRAPHY TO BE SHOWN AT EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK VISITOR CENTER

November 27, 2006
Ranger Diaz Returns
Ranger Diaz, Community Outreach Specialist, returns to South Florida to enhance Community Awareness of South Florida National Parks

November 27, 2006
Volunteers Needed
Volunteer Opportunities at Everglades National Park

October 05, 2006
Park seeks public comment on the Flamingo Commercial Services Plan
Everglades National Park seeks public input on the future of Flamingo

August 30, 2006
Everglades National Park Reopens Following Hurricane Ernesto Closure
Everglades National Park Reopens Following Hurricane Ernesto Closure

August 29, 2006
Park Remains Closed for Tropical Storm Ernesto
Everglades National Park Will Remain Closed Following Pending Storm

August 27, 2006
Park Closes For Tropical Storm Ernesto
Everglades National Park will close for Tropical Storm Ernesto

Did You Know?

Indigo Snake

Of the 27 species of snakes in Everglades National Park, only four are venomous – the cottonmouth, the diamondback rattlesnake, the dusky pygmy rattlesnake, and the coral snake. The snake to the left is the non-venomous, endangered Indigo Snake.