Everglades National Park News
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Everglades National Park Seeks Public Input on Environmental Assessment for Gulf Coast Site Plan Project
January 24, 2023 | 12:00 pm
The National Park Service announced the release of the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Gulf Coast Site Plan. The EA is available for review and comment from Jan. 24 to Feb. 26.
Everglades National Park celebrates 75 years with event on Dec. 3
November 30, 2022 | 10:43 am
On Sat., Dec. 3, Everglades National Park will celebrate its 75th Anniversary with a rededication ceremony, live music, historic reenactors, and tours of the new facilities in Flamingo. Participants will be among the first to see inside the newly renovated Guy Bradley Visitor Center.
Everglades National Park reopens Everglades City location
November 9, 2022 | 11:32 am
On November 11, Everglades National Park will reopen the Gulf Coast area of the park in Everglades City with limited services. Restrooms, parking and the canoe/kayak launch will reopen to provide paddlers with access to the 10,000 Islands and wilderness camping.
Wetland Mitigation (HID) Credit Availability Status
April 14, 2022 | 1:19 pm
Application period for the Hole-in-the-Donut is currently closed. Find out more here: https://www.nps.gov/ever/getinvolved/hole-in-the-donut-mitigation-bank.htm
Everglades National Park shares update on Gulf Coast site redevelopment
April 13, 2022 | 8:00 am
The National Park Service (NPS) is excited to share an update on the site plan for the Gulf Coast district of Everglades National Park, which includes refinements to site planning work completed in 2012 and approved in the park’s 2015 General Management Plan (GMP). In addition, the site was significantly impacted by Hurricane Irma in 2017. The updated site plan will address infrastructure damage sustained by the hurricane.
West Lake Trail Has Reopened After Completed Repairs From Hurricane Damage
March 22, 2022 | 10:00 am
HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Everglades National Park today announced the reopening of the West Lake Trail. The trail was heavily damaged when Hurricane Irma passed through the area in 2017 and has been closed for repair since February 2021.
Everglades National Park seeks public input on Environmental Assessment for Shark Valley Site Plan Project
February 9, 2022 | 2:56 pm
The National Park Service (NPS) today announced the release of the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Shark Valley Site Plan. The EA is available for review and comment through 11.
Tom Iandimarino selected as chief ranger of Everglades National Park
January 26, 2022 | 12:15 pm
Chief Ranger Tom Iandimarino will lead a large and complex visitor and resource protection program, which includes law enforcement, emergency medical services, search and rescue, wilderness operations, structural fire response and an interagency dispatch center.
Everglades National Park Art Exhibition Explores Conservation
December 22, 2021 | 10:30 am
Everglades National Park is pleased to announce the outdoor art exhibition Wild Observations in Everglades National Park by conservation artist Deborah Mitchell. Exploring changes in wildlife corridors and combining scientific research with artistic interpretation, the mixed media work is focused on ecological and cultural changes occurring in our wild places.
Everglades National Park begins new project to remove invasive Australian pine trees along the shoreline of Florida Bay
December 21, 2021 | 10:00 am
Everglades National Park recently awarded a contract to control invasive species in a unique and sensitive habitat in the park to Environmental Quality, Inc., also known as EQI. Funded primarily by a generous donation from Publix through the National Park Foundation, this project focuses on improving the saline glades region of the park by controlling Australian pine trees, one of the most invasive plant species in Everglades National Park. The trees reduce available habitat for native plants and animals and alter freshwater flow into Florida Bay.