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Timucuan Parks Foundation Awarded a Grant from REI Co-op

July 13, 2021

The money will help the nonprofit fund its ongoing health initiatives Timucuan Parks Foundation, the non-profit supporter of Jacksonville’s state and national parks and the city preservation parks, has received a $5,000 grant from REI Co-op. TPF will be using the grant to help fund its Healthy Living: Fresh Air, Fitness, Friendship and Fun program designed to reach non-traditional and … Read more

Healthy Living: Will Dickey’s Nature Photography in the Parks

March 10, 2021

Discover the parks through the lens of photographer Will Dickey as he presents inspiring images of Northeast Florida’s spectacular landscapes, seascapes, and wildlife. Free but registration required here.

Healthy Living: Will Dickey’s Nature Photography in the Parks

March 10, 2021

Discover the parks through the lens of photographer Will Dickey as he presents inspiring images of Northeast Florida’s spectacular landscapes, seascapes, and wildlife. Free but registration required here.

Healthy Living: The Isle of Sarabay

October 6, 2020

Healthy Living: The Isle of Sarabay The Archaeology and Indigenous History of Today’s Big Talbot Island We are pleased to be hosting Keith Ashley, UNF Professor of Anthropology, who will be presenting, “The Archaeology and Indigenous History of the Isle of Sarabay (today’s Big Talbot Island).” He will be taking us on a tour of the rich Native American history … Read more

Healthy Living: The Isle of Sarabay

October 6, 2020

Healthy Living: The Isle of Sarabay The Archaeology and Indigenous History of Today’s Big Talbot Island We are pleased to be hosting Keith Ashley, UNF Professor of Anthropology, who will be presenting, “The Archaeology and Indigenous History of the Isle of Sarabay (today’s Big Talbot Island).” He will be taking us on a tour of the rich Native American history … Read more

Healthy Living: A Year in Our National Parks

July 1, 2020

Mark Woods, columnist for The Florida Times-Union, talks about spending one year in the national parks, working on a project about the future of the parks. His journey started with a January 1 sunrise in Maine’s Acadia National Park and ended with a December 31 sunset in Hawaii’s Haleakala National Park. In the middle of the journey, Mark lost his … Read more

Healthy Living: A Year in Our National Parks

July 1, 2020

Mark Woods, columnist for The Florida Times-Union, talks about spending one year in the national parks, working on a project about the future of the parks. His journey started with a January 1 sunrise in Maine’s Acadia National Park and ended with a December 31 sunset in Hawaii’s Haleakala National Park. In the middle of the journey, Mark lost his … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation and AARP host Healthy Living Series

November 12, 2019

November’s walk will be held at Fort Caroline National Memorial Timucuan Parks Foundation and AARP invite the community to join them for Healthy Living: Fresh Air, Fitness, Friendship and Fun, a series of free monthly walks in parks and preserves on the First Coast. Healthy Living: Hike into History will take place on Thursday, Nov. 14 at Fort Caroline National … Read more

Healthy Living: Art in the Park

April 17, 2019

Healthy Living: Art in the Park Research shows both positive mental and spiritual effects when people have access to nature. The therapeutic potential of natural parks relies on its complexity, mystery, and power-all elements that foster restorative effects in people. Relax, observe, breathe, and capture that feeling as you try your hand at “plein air” (open air) painting or drawing. … Read more

Healthy Living: Art in the Park

April 17, 2019

Healthy Living: Art in the Park Research shows both positive mental and spiritual effects when people have access to nature. The therapeutic potential of natural parks relies on its complexity, mystery, and power-all elements that foster restorative effects in people. Relax, observe, breathe, and capture that feeling as you try your hand at “plein air” (open air) painting or drawing. … Read more