An 18th-century British warship that sank in 1748 near present-day Miami in waters now within Biscayne National Park is now protected by the National Park Service under terms of an international memorandum.
Biscayne National Park
Good news out of Biscayne National Park, where biologists have spotted almost three dozen Schaus Swallowtail Butterfly adults, as well as nine individuals of the Bahama Swallowtail.
Two butterflies native to South Florida are most likely extinct, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Progress Noted In Efforts To Rebuild Population Of Rare Swallowtail Butterfly Found At Biscayne National Park
It was just about a year ago that we told you of efforts to collect up to four individuals of an extremely rare butterfly found at Biscayne National Park. Now we're back with some good news: an egg gathered from that project has hatched, lending some slight hope that the numbers of the Schaus swallowtail can be bolstered.
Miami’s number one boating destination has an identity crisis. While it has won over Washington D.C. politicians, residents look right past it. Even thousand of volunteers who care enough to clean up the city’s main body of water, Biscayne Bay, don’t know that they are touching holy waters of the federal kind.
A $35,000 gift is heading to Biscayne National Park to help begin stablization of the Fowey Rocks Lighthouse that the U.S. Coast Guard transferred to the park last fall.
Biscayne National Park in south Florida was closed Wednesday due to a lightning-sparked brush fire that was burning hundreds of acres along Canal Drive, park officials said.
After watching several boat captains swim to shore after dropping off passengers and gear at Elliott Key Harbor for camping, Biscayne National Park officials have decided to close the harbor and campground to prevent possible drownings.
Fascinated by alligators and crocodiles? You can find both in either Biscayne or Everglades national parks, and at this time of year they're slightly easier to spot than during the summer months.
Unique glimpses of Biscayne National Park will be on display at the park's Dante Fascell Visitor Center Gallery through February 24 as award-winning photographer Matt Stock displays a dozen shots he took in and around the park.