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Everglades National Park Offering $5 Million To Lure Concessionaire To Flamingo

In a bid to see lodging facilities established at Flamingo in Everglades National Park by September 2018, the National Park Service is offering a $5 million enticement to the concessionaire that wins the contract. The money would be used to pay for construction of lodging and visitor facilities at Flamingo.

UPDATED: Biscayne National Park Threatened By Discharge Waters From Nuclear Reactors

Waters discharged from the Turkey Point nuclear power plant in Florida are contaminating Biscayne Bay and pose a threat to Biscayne National Park, according to studies commissioned by the state of Florida.
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Birding In The National Parks: The Mob That Protects Wading Birds In The Everglades

In my hundreds of hours of watching birds in the southeast, I’ve never seen an alligator eat a wading bird. They obviously do at some point, but I’ve never had the macabre pleasure of witnessing it. If you’re looking at a heron or egret in Everglades National Park, there’s likely an alligator in your field of vision at the same time. They’re often standing in close proximity.

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