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Every April, National Park Week is from April 17 to 25! During this time, the National Park Foundation celebrates America's natural park treasures. National Park Week is a time to explore amazing places, discover stories of history and culture. To find the national parks in your area, please visit find your park.

Did you know the Sunshine State has 10 National Park designated areas?  Visit the 10 parks here. Southeast Florida is home to America's Everglades. It is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States. The Everglades span from Orlando south to Key West, including West Palm Beach.  It is a massive area.

Everglades National Park protects an unparalleled landscape that provides important habitat for numerous rare and endangered

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach has added a new event to their calendar this week. Join the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center and their biologists on a local kayaking excursion and explore the diverse coastal ecosystems of Florida.

Kayakers will learn about the local flora and fauna as well as gain insight into the importance of the delicate ecosystems in our waters and our community.

Eco- Tour Kayak Paddle Details

When: Friday, April 23rd

Time: 12 pm to 2 pm

The cost is $40 dollars per person which includes the experience and a two-person kayak and gear rental. Those who wish to bring their own kayak, the cost is $25 dollars. Spots are limited and registration is required to attend. To register, click here for

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There are NO sharks at Shark Wake Park 561.  The watersports park is located at Okeeheelee Park, 1440 Eshleman Trail in West Palm Beach. Shark Wake Park is more than fun on the water it is some of the best family fun around!  The park is a family friendly cable water sports park around.  In 2019, the waterpark unveiled its location in West Palm Beach.  Shark Wake Park 561 is one of the biggest floating adventure playgrounds on the East Coast.  If you can do it behind a boat - you can do at the Shark Wake Park.

Jump, dive, and splash into adventure on Obstacle Island. If you are interested in learning to wakeboard, learn how here. The huge floating playground is full of climbing towers, monkey bars, exciting slides and more! There is no better place

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Outdoor dining is one of the many things that makes living in Palm Beach County so fun and you can find some of the best of it at Guanabana’s in Jupiter.  All seating is “al fresco” and in a tropical tiki-themed waterfront venue. Sitting directly on the Intracoastal Waterway enjoy everything from fresh seafood to awesome live music.  Guanabanas truly is a "taste of paradise" and has been named “Florida’s Top Waterfront Bar” by the website Onlyinyourstate.com.

Guanabanas provides patrons with an extraordinary outdoor dining experience.  Experience a delicious lunch or dinner, or just cocktails and music in tropical forest themed eatery.  The atmosphere cannot be beat.  The outdoor eatery uses exotic and local area plants, trees, and foliage to

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On select Saturdays and Sundays, The River Center in Jupiter teams up with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary “Flotilla 52” to provide Boating Safety Classes targeted for young boaters in our community. The class is aimed for young boaters, but all boaters are welcomed to join and learn more about the safety on the water.

The classes are taught in a lecture style and the classes are provided to the community through a generous sponsorship by the AustinBlu Foundation. The foundation is a non-profit dedicated to raising awareness and promoting educational programs to enhance boater safety.

The Boating Safety Course will be this Saturday and Sunday, April 17th and 18th. The two-day course will be completely virtual and can be taken from anywhere. The course

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For six brown pelicans, freedom was only a few flaps of their wings away. Two adult and four juvenile pelicans were released back into the wild last week by Busch Wildlife Sanctuary.  Busch Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife hospital and education center headquartered in the Town of Jupiter since 1983.

For nearly two months, the pelicans were patients at the sanctuary's wildlife hospital. Some had been treated for injuries incurred after they became entangled in fishing gear. The others were treated for exhaustion because of migration.

The pelicans were transported to the beach at Carlin Park in small carriers, one bird per carrier. As soon as their doors were opened the pelicans immediately flew due east, landing softly on the flat, calm,

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The Andrew “Red” Harris Foundation has been artificial reef building over the past 7 years. The Foundation is in Jupiter and pursued the foundation's mission of "enhancing and protecting the marine environment" by raising over $2 million to build over 1.5 miles of new reefs offshore of Jupiter and Juno Beach.

The Foundation was created to honor the memory of Andrew Harris who was struck by a boat while snorkeling in the Jupiter Inlet on June 8, 2014. The foundation’s work will help assure the long-term health and vibrancy of the local marine environment where Andrew loved to dive and fish.

The Andrew “Red” Harris Foundation is a 501C3 founded in July 2014 that strives to build and enhance the marine environment in northern Palm Beach County by

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The latest update regarding Jupiter’s U.S. One bridge is that it may be postponed. The Jupiter U.S. One bridge may not close for replacement until 2023. 

The temporary detour for the bridge construction will begin in the spring of 2023 and will take approximately 20 months. Construction is scheduled to be complete in mid-2025. Click HERE for the complete article.

To view the Jupiter Presentation for the Jupiter U.S. 1 Bridge Replacement Project, please click HERE.

Additional information regarding the project can be located on the Town of Jupiter website at: https://www.jupiter.fl.us/1658/FDOT-Project-on-the-US1-Bridge  and on the Florida Department of Transportation website: https://www.fdot.gov/projects/jupiterus1bridge/main

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The Coastal Center Florida Oceanographic  objective is to involve the community interested in marine life and coastline ecosystems by presenting interactive experiences which are encouraging and informative. Motivating the community to preserve the environment for the future. The Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center located in Martin County, on 57 acres of land between the Indian River Lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean

The employees and volunteers at the Coastal Center are passionate about what they do, they are bringing attention and care to the marine life. The touch tanks are very popular amongst the visitors. This is where sea urchins, horseshoe crabs and stingrays can be seen, touched and even fed. The sea turtle pavilion allows visitors to

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There’s nothing like a “Sunday Funday” on the water (or Saturday Funday for that matter). When you factor in the warm Florida sunshine, the blue water, and the convenient variety of waterfront restaurants, the intracoastal waterway (ICW) from Palm Beach Inlet to Jupiter always provides for the ultimate cruise. We’ve given you a line-up of ten restaurants not only accessible from the water and in order from Palm Beach Inlet to Jupiter Sound, but worth adding to your bucket-list!

Stop #1: Sailfish Marina, Singer Island

Voted the “Best Sunday Brunch” on Trip Advisor, it’s only appropriate to kick off your Sunday shenanigans at Sailfish Marina on Singer Island. Overlooking Peanut Island, this well-known resort and fishing destination opens at 7am with a

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