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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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Every week, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts several events for the public to learn more about sea turtles and the center’s rehabilitation and research efforts through their sea turtle hospital and rehabilitation center. The events are open to the public and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is one of northern Palm Beach County most popular attractions. On Saturday mornings, the center hosts a Kids Fishing Program aimed for children ages 8 through 12.

During the program, the younger fishermen will learn the basic techniques for fishing from the Juno Beach Pier including knot tying, casting, fish handling, and the proper catch and release techniques. In addition, the fishing skills learned, participants will learn how to be ethical anglers and will

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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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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 River Center in Jupiter is open to the public on selected days of the week for tours and events. The Loxahatchee River Environmental Center or just The River Center opened in August 2008 and features a collection of freshwater and saltwater aquariums with native sea life including touch tanks.

The mission of the River Center is to foster a sense of environmental stewardship for the Loxahatchee River’s diverse watershed through quality exhibits, educational programs, and meaningful events.  The center features live aquatic tanks, interactive exhibits, and a touch tank that represent the Loxahatchee River system.

Currently the River Center is open to the public on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 12 pm to 4 pm. The center provides a fun and

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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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Paddle board or kayak along cypress knees on the Loxahatchee River for a throw back in time to the early settlers’ days in Jupiter and Tequesta.  Take in the remarkable river scenery and the ecosystems that the Loxahatchee River supports including cypress knees. 

What is a cypress knee you ask? A cypress knee is a unique characteristic of a cypress tree forming above the roots. Their purpose is mysterious, and they are generally seen on trees growing in swamps. Some current theories say that they might help to “aerate the tree's roots, create a barrier to catch sediment and reduce erosion, assist in anchoring the tree in the soft and muddy soil, or any combination thereof”. 

The Loxahatchee River is one of the best ways to see Old Florida up

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Floridians already knew that this is one of the best states to live in and now it has been confirmed by U.S. News & World Report!  Florida ranked No. 10 in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of best states in the country. It also ranks among the top five states in education and among the top 10 states in the economy and fiscal stability categories. As a Florida resident, it is hard to believe that the beaches of Jupiter, nightlife in South Beach, and infamous Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, that Florida did not rank higher in the standings.

States were ranked in 71 metrics across eight main categories:

-        Health care

-        Education

-        Economics

-        Infrastructure

-        Opportunities

-        Fiscal stability

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