Join us to learn more about the Everglades
The park and our partners are hosting monthly speakers to highlight current issues, progress, and good stewardship. We aim to record and share most of the seminars online at a later date.
June 13, 2022 at 2:00 PM
Everglades * LIVE *: Join a Park Ranger on an Exploration of Habitats
In celebration of the park's 75th anniversary, the Everglades Education team is inviting children and families to join them on a live-streamed virtual program to explore habitats and watch for wildlife at Everglades National Park!
Habitats we will explore include:
May 25, 2022 at 11:00 AM
River of Grass & Beyond: Exploring the Biodiversity of Everglades National Park
Join this virtual event for a virtual field trip of the abundant plant and animal life protected at this iconic and beloved national park.
You must register to join.
April 24, 2022 at 4:00 PM
Everglades Songbook Suite Performance at the Long Pine Key Amphitheater
Join us to see a performance by former Artist in Resident in Everglades (AIRIE) fellow Jose Elias, who created the Everglades Songbook Suite in 2016. Elias wrote the music for Everglades Songbook Suite after spending considerable time in the Everglades National Park, and the Songbook stands as the creative and artistic statement of his experiences there. The piece is a collection of compositions and soundscapes that celebrates the sights and sounds of the Florida Everglades by juxtaposing a stunning variety of acoustic instruments with field recordings.
Location:Everglades National Park, Long Pine Key Amphitheater, 40001 State Hwy 9336, Homestead, FL 33034
Parking: Parking is located at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center, guests can take trolley to Long Pine Key Amphitheater. Trolley will run to and from both locations from 2 – 6 p.m.
March 27, 2022 from 12:30 to 3:00 PM
AIRIE Sundays in the Park presents Everglades as Connector, a conversation and performance at Royal Palm Visitors Center
Artists in Residence in Everglades (AIRIE) is pleased to announce the return of Sundays in the Park public programming. On Sunday, March 27, join environmental and public lands advocate Audrey Peterman, recipient of the Centennial Leadership Award 2022 from the National Parks Conservation Association, for her work diversifying the parks community, AIRIE 2022 Fellow Arsimmer McCoy, and music educator Portia Dunkley for a conversation exploring the theme of the Everglades as Connector. The discussion will examine ideas such as ancestry, belonging, community, and relationships in connection with the nature of the Everglades, and will be preceded by a performance by Arsimmer McCoy and Portia Dunkley.
For FREE access to Everglades National Park and AIRIE’s Sundays in the Park, take the Homestead Trolley. Departing from Downtown Homestead, the FREE Homestead Trolley transports riders to Royal Palm Visitors Center waiving entry fees to the Park.
AIRIE suggests taking the 11:04am Homestead Trolley to Anhinga Trail and departing with the 3:17pm back to Downtown Homestead. For more information and to MAKE YOUR RESERVATION, visit https://www.cityofhomestead.com/357/Trolley-to-the-National-Parks
February 24, 2022
James Kushlan & Kirsten Hines
Last updated: June 17, 2022