July 13, 2016
Latino Heritage Week at Biscayne National Park
Latino Conservation Week at Biscayne National Park will be held July 16 - July 24, 2016. It features free canoe tours, talks, activities and classes at the park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center.
April 26, 2016
Biscayne National Park Welcomes 100 New Americans in Honor of the 100th National Park Service Birthday
Biscayne National Park is hosting eight separate ceremonies to welcome at least 100 new citizens in the four months leading up to the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. The ceremonies begin at 9:00 and 11:00 AM on May 5 and 6, July 15 and August 25, 2016, are open to the public and take place in the park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center.
April 21, 2016
Tourism to Biscayne National Park Creates $32 Million in Economic Benefits and Supports 450 Jobs
A new National Park Service report shows that 508,000 visitors to Biscayne National Park in 2015 spent $32 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 450 jobs in the local area.
April 19, 2016
Lobster Poachers Caught and Vessel Forfeited in Biscayne National Park
On May 9, 2015, Biscayne National Park and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officers conducted a safety and marine fisheries inspection on the commercial fishing vessel “El Donny.” The inspection ultimately resulted in filed charges, a plea agreement and sentencing.
April 18, 2016
Biscayne National Park Joins National Park Geotour
Biscayne National Park joined the new Find Your Park GeoTour launched today by Geocaching HQ in Seattle, Washington. In honor of the National Park Service Centennial and the Find Your Park campaign, Geocaching HQ created a customized presentation - a GeoTour - of geocaching opportunities at national parks and partner places across the country.
March 22, 2016
Your Biscayne Photography Exhibit Captures Personal Relationships with Biscayne National Park
The park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center Gallery features photographs by Eilyn Agurre that capture the everyday ways that people enjoy and experience the park. The free exhibit is open until May 30, 2016. The public is invited to meet the artist during a reception on Saturday, March 26, 2016, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.
March 08, 2016
Improve Fishing Skills at Free Biscayne National Park Class
The experience and wisdom of boat captains and scientists combine in free fishing classes taught by Biscayne National Park experts. The three and a half hour classes, offered in English and Spanish, begin at 6:00 PM on April 6, July 20, October 26 and December 14, 2016.
March 03, 2016
Wild for Wildlife! Family Fun Fest Explores Animals Past and Present in Our National Parks
When most people think of national parks, wildlife is among the first things that come to mind. On Sunday, March 13 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM, Biscayne National Park’s Family Fun Fest theme will be “Wild for Wildlife!” featuring activities from five different parks.
March 01, 2016
Biscayne National Park’s Charles Lawson Receives National Park Service Stewardship Award
The National Park Service announced the Appleman-Judd-Lewis Awards for Excellence in Cultural Resources Stewardship and Management. Biscayne National Park archaeologist Charles Lawson was among four NPS employees who were recognized for their unique accomplishments in cultural resource preservation.
February 08, 2016
My Fellow Americans Family Fun Fest Looks at Biscayne National Park’s Presidential Connections
Four presidents spent time in Biscayne National Park and the rest are commemorated in other national parks including the White House. This Sunday, February 14, 2016, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Biscayne National Park’s Family Fun Fest theme is “My Fellow Americans,” featuring activities from five of these parks.