Tag Archives: Florida Park Service

Florida Parks Receive Record Number Of Gold Medals For Excellence

By on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Florida is the first state to win three National Gold Medals for Excellence from the National Recreation and Park Association.

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Pocket Ranger app provides state park information on the go

By on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 6:04 pm

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has employed a new smartphone app called Pocket Ranger to act as an interactive guide for visitors. The department hopes the app will help increase attendance in Florida state parks.

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Conrolled burns could limit Florida wildfires

By on January 29th, 2013 | Last updated: January 29, 2013 at 12:25 pm

The Florida Park Service is raising awareness about prescribed fires, which burn foliage that could otherwise feed uncontrollable fires.

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State park plan for Silver Springs becomes official

By on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 12:17 pm

From Florida Department of Environmental Protection The Florida Cabinet, sitting as the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund, approved the modification of a lease agreement between Palace Entertainment and the state of Florida Wednesday, allowing the Silver Springs theme park [...]

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