Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
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This migratory bird event increases public awareness and involvement in bird conservation. Birds are economically important and a priceless part of America’s natural heritage—and they are critical indicators of environmental health upon which we all depend. Read more
When initially proposed the cell tower located on property adjacent to the preserve was a 195 foot stealth tower meeting most of the criteria in the City’s zoning code, with the exception of one. It would be visible to the waterway and access points along Pumpkin Hill Creek. Read more
Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve partnered with Jacksonville University (JU) to organize dragonfly larvae collection into a citizen science activity. Read more
Park staff has partnered with the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute Patient Services Department to provide ranger guided programs to cancer patients and their families. Read more
The Timucuan Preserve hosted “Discover History”, a living history timeline event which spanned the 6000 years of human occupation in Florida. Read more
Did You Know?
Jacksonville, Florida was invaded by the Union Army four separate times during the Civil War and two battles of significance were fought within the boundary of Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. More...