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Everglades National Park

Concern Voiced Over Protection Of Everglades National Park

There is only one site in the United States, Everglades National Park, that is listed as a "World Heritage Site in Danger" by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. And there is concern that there soon could be an effort to remove the park from the list, and not because it deserves to be removed.

Financial Creativity Leads To Return Of Lodging To Flamingo At Everglades National Park

After years of rejection, an atypical approach to funding lodging is soon expected to return lodging to the Flamingo area of Everglades National Park, a popular destination in the park that has gone without overnight accommodations beyond a campground since two hurricanes pounded the area in 2005.

New Contract To Bring Lodging Back To Flamingo At Everglades National Park

In a bullish move considering Florida's reputation for being targeted by hurricanes, Guest Services, Inc., has signed a contract with the National Park Service to return lodging to Everglades National Park at Flamingo, which has gone without lodging since 2005 when the existing facilities were battered by hurricanes.

President's Energy Plan, Scrapping Of Obama Climate Action Plan Draw Criticisms

President Trump's executive order Tuesday calling for a ramp-up in coal production from federal lands and a scrapping of President Obama's Climate Action Plan was quickly criticized by conservation and environmental organizations. Unclear, however, was how the move might directly impact national parks and the National Park Service's climate change initiatives.

Everglades Coalition Urges Florida Legislature To Buy 65,000 Acres To Help River Of Grass

Legislation calling for the purchase of 65,000 acres of land just south of Lake Okeechobee in Florida would bolster the flow of fresh water through the "river of grass" and is being supported by the Everglades Coalition, which wants the Florida Legislature to adopt the measure.

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