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Girl Scouts Love State Parks 2023
On Sept. 9 and 10, 2023, Florida State Parks will join with Girl Scouts across the United States to celebrate Girl Scouts Love State Parks. Girl Scout troops are invited to visit a Florida State Park to participate in activities that support the theme of "Stewardship, let's show the love!"
Beginner's Guide to Birding
Bird-watching is a great way to learn about the environment. Birds can be seen from just about anywhere – your office window or even your front door. However, state parks and green spaces provide the greatest opportunity. Here are some beginner-friendly tips to help you keep track of your avian encounters.
Celebrating Earth Day 2022
The world celebrated Earth Day on April 22, an annual time to reflect on our planet and its natural wonders. This year, we'd like to acknowledge some of the work that has been and is currently being done in our state parks to ensure that Florida’s natural beauty can be enjoyed for generations.
Geology of Hillsborough River
The headwaters of the Hillsborough River are in the Green Swamp to the northeast of the park near Zephyrhills. Just three 3 miles upstream from the park is Crystal Springs, a magnitude two spring system that discharges 30 million gallons per day into the Hillsborough River.
March is Florida Biking Month
March is Florida Biking Month, when many of us are looking for an opportunity for outdoors exercise. Research has shown that exercising outdoors has extra benefits. Besides enjoying Florida’s famous sunshine, cycling is an activity that can be enjoyed by the whole family.