It's short -- just two days -- but the Spiny Lobster Sport Season is coming to Biscayne National Park in Florida later this month. Be sure to obey the catch rules, as park law-enforcement rangers will be patroling around the clock, both to ensure public safety and and to check for legal lobster harvests.
Biscayne National Park
The rapidity with which butterflies can reproduce has played a huge role in the ongoing recovery of endangered Schaus swallowtail butterflies at Biscayne National Park in Florida, where the species once thought to be teetering on the lip of extinction has grown by more than 1,000 individuals.
Around The Parks: Maritime Heritage Trail At Biscayne, Hiking For Health At Voyageurs, Early Season Hiking At Grand Teton
From exploring sunken wrecks in Biscayne National Park to improving your health on the hiking trails of Voyageurs National Park, there's a lot going on in the National Park System this summer.
Not a lot of people think of camping at Biscayne National Park in the summer months because of the heat and bugs. But if you do go, campsites on Boca Chita Key and Elliott Key will be free for the taking during the summer.
Springtime is a great time to take photos in the national parks, but are you prepared for that task? Rebecca Latson has some suggestions for what you need to consider before heading off into the parks.
“I get by with a little help from my friends,” sang the Beatles. When it comes to national parks, it had better be a lot of help. The National Park Service often struggles with funding. Now, with tighter budgets and more demands, friends groups are proving invaluable in helping out parks.
You have to get wet to truly appreciate Biscayne National Park in South Florida. Gazing out across Biscayne Bay, and beyond Hawk Channel into the Atlantic Ocean, you can take in the expanse of the park’s surface, but none of the wonders that lurk beneath.
Watering The Parks: Filling Stations At Biscayne National Park, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Plastic water bottles are taking a hit at Biscayne National Park and Golden Gate National Recreation Area, where water filling stations have been installed with a goal of reducing plastic waste.
Stuck in the snow and freezing temps? Head to southern Florida where you can warm up and come to the aid of sea turtles at Biscayne National Park.
Much of the northern half of the country is locked into winter now, which makes it a perfect time to plan your birding trips for the rest of the year.