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Everglades National Park News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Everglades National Park - News section for more.

  • 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

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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. 

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Public Input Sought on Proposed Air Tour Management Plan for Everglades National Park

    July 29, 2021 | 1:00 pm

    The National Park Service (NPS) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are seeking public feedback on a draft Air Tour Management Plan (ATMP) that is being proposed for Everglades National Park.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • ATF, National Park Service, and Florida Department of Financial Services offer $10,000 Reward on Information Related to Fires at Everglades National Park

    May 20, 2021 | 10:10 am

    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Everglades National Park, and the Florida Department of Financial Services Bureau of Fire, Arson, & Explosives are offering a reward up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person/persons responsible for the human-caused fires that have occurred in Everglades National Park. Within the last three months, there have been numerous fires intentionally set in the vicinity of the main park road (State Road 9336) and adjacent roads of Everglades National Park. These areas are easily accessed through the Homestead entrance of the park.

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  • National Park Service and ATF Seeking Public’s Assistance on Information Related to Fires at Everglades National Park

    April 27, 2021 | 2:00 pm

    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and Everglades National Park are requesting any information about recent human-caused fires in the vicinity of the Main Park Road. Contact ATF at 1-(888)-ATF-FIRE (1-888-283-3473) or the National Park Service Investigative Services Branch Tip Line at 1-888-653-0009. 

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