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Biscayne National Park News

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  • National Park Service archeologists discover remains of a tragic shipwreck that carried the ‘Builders of Miami’

    November 17, 2023 | 10:30 am

    Work continues to monitor the site, learn more about the vessel and victims.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Biscayne National Park seeks feedback on proposed fee changes to enhance visitor services at Boca Chita and Elliott Keys

    September 21, 2023 | 9:00 am

    Public comment period to run from September 22, 2023 to October 23, 2023.

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  • Biscayne Beach Cleanup Volunteer Program Wins National Volunteer Award

    August 25, 2023 | 11:01 am

    The Biscayne Beach Cleanup (BBC) volunteer program at Biscayne National Park has been selected as the national award recipient of the George and Helen Hartzog Innovation Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Coral Bleaching at Biscayne National Park

    August 3, 2023 | 5:42 pm

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Biscayne National Park staff are monitoring elevated water temperatures and resulting impacts on the park’s coral reefs. Higher than average water temperatures, occurring earlier in the season than usual, have led to extremely warm conditions and coral bleaching.

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  • Biscayne National Park to start multiple maintenance and repair projects within Boca Chita Key Historic District

    May 2, 2023 | 10:18 am

    The Boca Chita pavilion will be closed for repairs until further notice.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Tropical Storm Nicole Update

    November 9, 2022 | 12:03 pm

    Tropical Storm Nicole Update: The park remains open on 11/09/22, but with minimal services available. Park staff are closely monitoring the storm and will update this page if any closures go into effect. Please check this site for updates before visiting the park on 11/10/2022.

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  • Water, Water, Everywhere…fiber art show opens in Biscayne National Park Gallery

    October 10, 2022 | 10:48 am

    Water, Water, Everywhere… is now on display through January 1, 2023 in the Dante Fascell Visitor Center Gallery. Collaborated on by ten fiber artists, Water, Water, Everywhere… features 20 art quilts highlighting the importance of water.

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  • Watercolorist Kim Heise Opens Mutualism Exhibition in Biscayne National Park Gallery

    April 11, 2022 | 4:19 pm

    On April 16, 2022, Biscayne National Park will open Mutualism, an exhibition of Delray Beach artist Kim Heise’s new watercolor paintings celebrating the ties that bind some of Florida’s most unique flora and fauna.

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  • Biscayne National Park and Everglades National Park Receive National Park Foundation Open OutDoors for Kids Grant to Connect and Engage Students with National Parks

    March 16, 2022 | 9:33 am

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Biscayne and Everglades national parks received an Open OutDoors for Kids grant from the National Park Foundation (NPF). This grant will enable both South Florida national parks to provide powerful and innovative learning opportunities for the second half of the 2021-2022 school year.

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  • The Big Picture: Biscayne National Park Gallery Exhibit Features Big Art on Big Topics

    January 6, 2022 | 10:12 am

    A new art exhibit, “The BIG Picture: BIG Art on BIG Topics,” is now on display at the Biscayne National Park Dante Fascell Visitor Center Gallery. The artworks from artists DaveL, Sarah Ernst, Kelsy Patnaude and Pete Wintersteen share artistic interpretations and representations on park issues like endangered species, ocean acidification and sea level rise.

    Read more at nps.gov