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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Ranger King trained approximately 100 employees from parks including Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve/ Fort Caroline National Memorial, Castillo de San Marcos / Fort Matanzas, Desoto National Memorial, Cumberland Island National Seashore, Fort Frederica, Fort Pulaski, as well as the SER Monitoring Network. Read more
Fort Caroline Memorial and Fort Caroline Elementary School team up to celebrate a milestone. Read more
The Timucuan Preserve had over 23,000 virtual contacts this year. Read more
Through the UNF Continuing Education Program members of the public were invited to aid in the excavation of a Spanish mission site at the Cedar Point area of the Preserve. Read more
Did You Know?
The first replica fort at Fort Caroline National Memorial was destroyed in 1964 by Hurricane Dora. The demise of the French colony at Fort Caroline was also due to a hurricane. More...