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Timucuan Parks Foundation and National Park Service Awarded a Grant from National Park Foundation

July 1, 2021

The organizations are recipients of NPF’s Open OutDoors for Kids Hybrid Learning Grant Timucuan Parks Foundation (TPF) and its park partner, the National Park Service’s Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve (TIMU), are the recipients of a National Park Foundation (NPF) Open OutDoors for Kids Hybrid Learning Grant. It was created to support connections between the national parks, its partners, and … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks Host Volunteer Opportunities on July 5 and 7

June 30, 2021

The July 5 event is at Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park and the July 7 event is along the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks are hosting two summer volunteer opportunities next week. On Monday, July 5 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., volunteers are asked to join to help clean up the beaches at Kathryn Abby Hanna Park … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation Presents Fine Artist Kathy Stark at its Exhibition at the Beaches Museum

June 8, 2021

Timucuan Parks Foundation and the Beaches Museum will host the second in a series of Boardwalk Talks at its “Celebrate & Explore Our Wilderness Parks” exhibition on Thursday, June 17. Fine Artist and TPF Board Member Kathy Stark will discuss her work featured in the exhibition, which she helped create, along with her project “The Wilderness of North Florida’s Parks.” … Read more

Celebrate National Trails Day by Exploring Wilderness Trails Around the City

June 3, 2021

Saturday, June 5 is National Trails Day—a day to recognize and celebrate all the benefits our local, state and national parks provide. You are lucky to live in an area with over 100 miles of trails in our many “wilderness” parks and preserves. Not sure where to go? We have some suggestions for you from all around town. On the … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation joins JaxParks to Offer Summer Volunteer Opportunities in the Parks

June 2, 2021

Volunteer projects will be held June 9, June 23, July 7, July 21 and Aug. 4 Timucuan Parks Foundation together with their JaxParks partner will be offering volunteer opportunities this summer in local parks and preserves throughout Jacksonville to maintain and clean up these natural spaces. The first service event is June 9 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at … Read more

We Appreciate our Volunteer Groups for Making a Big Impact!

May 25, 2021

Timucuan Parks Foundation has some of the best volunteers in town who help keep the parks and preserves looking their best, and we are shining a spotlight on volunteer groups who go above and beyond for the parks like students on self-guided cleanups, the Green State Environmental Club, and TPF’s Trail Team! Students on Self-Guided Cleanups When COVID-19 hit last … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation Presents “Celebrate & Explore Our Parks” at the Beaches Museum Boardwalk Talk

May 14, 2021

The first talk in TPF’s speaker series is May 20 featuring Felicia Boyd, Program and Outreach Director for TPF Timucuan Parks Foundation will be kicking off the speaker series for its “Celebrate & Explore Our Wilderness Parks” Exhibition at the Beaches Museum on Thursday, May 20. TPF Program and Outreach Director Felicia Boyd will be leading the talk that will … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation’s “Celebrate & Explore Our Parks” Exhibition opens this weekend at the Beaches Museum

April 9, 2021

Timucuan Parks Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Exhibition “Celebrate & Explore Our Wilderness Parks” will open this weekend during the Beaches Museum’s Annual Springing the Blooms Festival. The exhibition will be unveiled on Saturday, April 10 in the Dickinson Gallery. The exhibition showcases Northeast Florida’s parks and preserves through paintings, photographs and video drone footage from local artists. It also provides information … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Exhibition “Celebrate & Explore Our Parks” will soon be on the move

March 29, 2021

The exhibition will be moving from the Fernandina Beach Branch Library to the Beaches Museum Timucuan Parks Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Exhibition will soon be moving from the Fernandina Beach Branch Library to the Beaches Museum in Jacksonville Beach. The exhibition’s final day in Fernandina Beach will be March 30 and plans are to open the “Celebrate & Explore Our Wilderness … Read more

Women’s History Month – A Closer Look at Kathryn Abbey Hanna

March 26, 2021

For Women’s History Month, we take a closer look at one woman whose name you have probably heard but you may not know much about the woman herself. We are talking about Kathryn Abbey Hanna, an esteemed Florida scholar whose namesake Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park has become one of our community’s premier beach and nature parks. Winthrop Bancroft, a Jacksonville … Read more