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  1. Biscayne NP formalizes partnership with Wildlife Rescue of Dade CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Miami's Community Newspapers

    Biscayne National Park recently entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with local wildlife rehabilitation organization Wildlife Rescue of Dade County .

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  2. Camping Is Free For The Summer At Biscayne National Park, Then Expect A Fee IncreaseRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | National Parks Traveler

    You now can camp at Biscayne National Park in Florida without worrying about a fee, but come October the rate will jump to $25 per night. During the summer months there is insufficient revenue to support the cost of collecting fees, and so none are charged.

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  3. Tourism to Big Cypress National PreserveRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Coastal Breeze News

    Everglades Media Contacts Only: Linda Friar, 305-242-7714, or Mary Plumb, 305-242-7017 Biscayne National Park: Matt Johnson, 786-335-3679 Ochopee, FL- A new National Park Service report shows that 1,192,856 visitors to Big Cypress National Preserve in 2014 spent $91,111,200 in communities near the park. That spending supported 1,323 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $129,699,800.

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  4. Miamia s oldest environmental group marks 100 years in the trenches.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Miami Herald

    A great white heron was among the birds spotted on a 2014 bird-watching tour organized by Tropical Audubon that featured the release of a recovered pelican at Biscayne National Park. Arden Hayes "Doc Thomas, a pharmacist, and his mother, Margaret, lived in the house that he dedicated to Tropical Audubon in 1974.

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  5. Volunteers Remove Debris From Sea Turtle Nesting BeachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | CBS Local

    ... (CBSMiami/AP) - More than seven tons of debris have been removed from sea turtle nesting beaches in Biscayne National Park thanks to the efforts of Alternative Break program volunteers. In a statement released Thursday, the park said nearly 200 ...

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  6. Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches in Biscayne National Park Cleared by Alternative Break VolunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Miami's Community Newspapers

    In the past four months Alternative Break program volunteers removed over seven tons of marine debris from sea turtle nesting beaches in Biscayne National Park.

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  7. Tourism to Biscayne National Park creates $32 Million in Economic BenefitsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Miami's Community Newspapers

    A new National Park Service report shows that 525,745 visitors to Biscayne National Park in 2014 spent $32,351,300 in communities near the park.

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  8. Almost 3M People Visited South Florida's National Parks In 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | CBS Local

    ... National Park, spending over $104 million in nearby communities. Over half a million people visited Biscayne National Park, spending over $32 million. Dry Tortugas National Park had over 64,000 visitors who spent over $3 million in the Florida Keys ...

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  9. Florida's National Parks Brought 10.7 Million Tourists, Added...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Sunshine State News

    ... we can all support." There are 11 national park sites across Florida: Big Cypress National Preserve, Biscayne National Park, Canaveral National Seashore, Castillo De San Marcos National Monument, De Soto National Memorial, Dry Tortugas National ...

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  10. Volunteers Pitch Into To Slice Up, Remove 180-Foot Long Pipe From...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | National Parks Traveler

    It wasn't easy, but after five days of sweating crews were able to turn this 180-foot-long pipeline into more bite-sized pieces to remove it from Elliott Key a Biscayne National Park/NPS. It's not every day that a 180-foot-long, 6,000-pound plastic pipe washes ashore in a national park.

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  11. Safe Boating Awareness Seminar, April 22Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Park and Recreation

    In advance of Memorial Day Weekend, which kicks-off the busy summer boating season, the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department in conjunction with Miami-Dade Marine Patrol, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Biscayne National Park will present a free "Safe Boating Awareness Seminar" on Wednesday, April 22, from 7-8:30 p.m. at Black Point Ocean Grill, located at Black Point Park and Marina, 24775 SW 87 Ave., Homestead, Florida. The seminar is designed to help recreational boaters learn the rules of the water and provide helpful tips for safe boating.

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  12. 180 Foot Pipe Removed From Elliott Key in Biscayne National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Miami's Community Newspapers

    A 180 foot long and 6,000 pound plastic pipe was removed from the shoreline of Elliott Key in Biscayne National Park.

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  13. Curbelo heads to Keys today with top issues in mindRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | KeysNews.com

    ... sanctuary's management plan, but he has focused more attention on changes to the management plan for Biscayne National Park. That plan is closer to being finalized and calls for more closed fishing areas, he said. Panico also expects the chamber ...

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  14. Top Five Miami Fishing Spots To Take Dad For Father's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Miami New Times

    ... catfish. Off shore, there are tarpon, snook, barracuda and shark. 5. Blackpoint Marina Located near Biscayne National Park, this marina boasts a jetty which extends 1.5 miles into the bay for casting. There is also a dockside restaurant and bar, ...

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  15. Beech back to mountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... terrain and has worked for the National Park Service since 1998. Beech was recently transferred from Biscayne National Park in southern Florida where his maintenance duties included work on boats, lighthouses and islands. His first day at CGNHP was ...

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  16. Toilets, lingerie, shacking up: Some of Florida's odd billsRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | WBTV

    ... farmer and fishing guide to several presidents. He is credited with leading the movement to create Biscayne National Park. A resolution would encourage "the creation of a Turkish-Floridian Friendship Task Force to further the long-standing ... 1 comment

  17. Florida's odd bills: Toilets, lingerie, shacking upRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... farmer and fishing guide to several presidents. He is credited with leading the movement to create Biscayne National Park. A resolution would encourage "the creation of a Turkish-Floridian Friendship Task Force to further the long-standing ...

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  18. Toilets, lingerie, shacking up: Some of Floridaa s odd billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... farmer and fishing guide to several presidents. He is credited with leading the movement to create Biscayne National Park. A resolution would encourage "the creation of a Turkish-Floridian Friendship Task Force to further the long-standing ...

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  19. Florida's odd bills include toilets, lingerieRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... farmer and fishing guide to several presidents. He is credited with leading the movement to create Biscayne National Park. A resolution would encourage "the creation of a Turkish-Floridian Friendship Task Force to further the long-standing ...

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  20. Elliott Key Maintenance Dock Construction Beginning in Biscayne National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Miami's Community Newspapers

    Biscayne National Park contractors will begin work on February 25, 2015, to demolish and rebuild a maintenance dock at Elliott Key.

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