Caption: MARIA BEOTEGUI, a ranger at Biscayne National Park
in Florida, "The salt water here, it flows through my veins," she says.
Environmentalists suspected otherwise--the pesticide-free islands of Biscayne National Park
supported a respectable butterfly popula- tion.
In addition to the chug in Dry Tortugas, park visitors can inspect boats on several islands in Biscayne National Park
, and chugs are on display at HistoryMiami Museum, Florida Keys History & Discovery Center, the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden, and the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum in Key West, where an exhibit of artifacts salvaged from chugs during the last 15 years opened in May.
In Dade County, the Oleta State Park offers the Primitive Group Camping Area and 14 rustic cabins that can be reserved by contacting the park at 1-800326-3521 during business hours and there is also Biscayne National Park
and Larry & Penny Thompson Campground also offer overnight camping.
The HMS Fowey, a frigate captained by a descendant of Sir Francis Drake's brother, was shipwrecked in 1748 in the Legare Anchorage site in what is now in Biscayne National Park
off the coast of Florida, and rediscovered in the 1970s.
Had they finally found evidence of the slave ship Guerrero, which sank nearly 200 years ago in or near the waters of what is now Biscayne National Park
Hopefully, the act may arrive like a thundering posse just in time to stop the planned prohibition of all fishing in a third of the reefs in Miami's Biscayne National Park
. The anti-fishing marine reserve was conjured up by just a couple of un-elected employees and not deemed worthy of legislative evaluation.
Miami boasts an exciting variety of attractions to suit your group's tastes: Art Deco Historic District, Biscayne National Park
, Everglades National Park, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Miami Metrozoo, Miami Seaquarium, Miccosukee Indian Village, Monkey Jungle, Parrot Jungle and Gardens, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and Miami Museum of Science and Planetarium.
It's interesting to note that the so-called reef initiative has zero support from the state's fishery management leaders, and yet the ban-fishing folks keep chugging along, as if the public favors locking out citizen anglers from reefs of the Biscayne National Park
all the way north to St.
More than half of the park system's 411 sites have underwater resources, including coral reefs in Biscayne National Park
, shipwrecks in Dry Tortugas, crashed airplanes in Lake Mead and a water-filled cavern in Death Valley National Park that harbors some of the world's rarest fish.
Art Deco Historic District, Biscayne National Park
, Everglades National Park, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Miami Metrozoo, Miami Seaquarium, Miccosukee Indian Village, Monkey Jungle, Parrot Jungle & Gardens, Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium.
(3) The National Park Service plans to establish a large no-fishing zone in Biscayne National Park
despite objections from many in the recreational fishing industry as well as the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).