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 »
The growing Environmental Education program is made possible largely through donations from individuals and private organizations that support National Parks. These donations help to fund teacher workshops and curriculum materials such as:
For students participating in our curriculum-based education programs:
Some program props directly impact the learning experience for schoolchildren. These include:
Among these essentials are bus transportation to bring students to Everglades National Park for curriculum-based educational programs and other specific items we have and will continue to purchase.
These are some of the many ways the Environmental Education program is assisted by donations. more...
Did You Know?
In the 1800s John James Audubon noted that the sky was often darkened by the flocks of numerous birds above. Since the early 20th century, around 93% of the wading bird population has vanished. Much of the wildlife left in south Florida depends on Everglades National Park for a home.