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October 05, 2016
Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve to Close as Hurricane Matthew Approaches
The Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve which includes Fort Caroline National Memorial and Kingsley Plantation will be closed as of 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 5, 2016, due to the approach of Hurricane Matthew.

September 20, 2016
Kingsley Plantation Presents Harvest Day Saturday October 8th 2016
CANCELED: On Saturday, October 8, 2016, the Timucuan Preserve, a unit of the National Park Service, will host a free event called Harvest Day, a special event marking the end of the harvest season at Kingsley Plantation. Harvest Day was a tradition at Zephaniah Kingsley’s plantation.

August 31, 2016
Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve Closed due to Possible Tropical Storm Conditions
The park will close due to the approach of Tropical Depression Nine (TD-9).

August 21, 2016
The National Park Service Turns 100!
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25th. Join us to celebrate with events throughout the Timucuan Preserve.

August 18, 2016
Dare to Explore! Atrévete a Explorar!
Join us on Saturday, September 10th, for Dare to Explore/Atrévete a Explorar, a free outdoor event filled with activities such as kayaking, fishing, hiking, virtual caching and wildlife watching.

July 18, 2016
International Volunteer Citizen Scientists Team Up With Timucuan Preserve Partners
. The Jacksonville chapter of CISV, a global organization that educates and inspires action for a more just and peaceful world has brought a group of 19 volunteers from 10 countries, including the United States to assist the National Park Service, the St. Johns Riverkeeper, Timucuan Parks Foundation and the Northeast Florida Aquatic Preserves conduct a microplastics study.

May 11, 2016
National Parks BioBlitz 2016 is Coming to Fort Caroline!
On May 20-21, national parks across the country, including Fort Caroline National Memorial, will participate in the National Parks BioBlitz.

April 06, 2016
Timucuan Preserve Hosts Open House for Fire Management Plan
The National Park Service, Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve is preparing a Fire Management Plan and Environmental Assessment.

December 14, 2015
Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve Receives Transportation Grant from the National Park Foundation
The Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve is one of 113 national parks selected to receive a 2015 field trip grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America&#’;s national.

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