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Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks Host Workday at Reddie Point Preserve on Aug. 4

July 26, 2021

Volunteers will have a chance to win a child-size life vest or a Hydroflask Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks will be hosting a park workday at Reddie Point Preserve on Wednesday, August 4. Volunteers should meet at 9 a.m. at the picnic pavilion at the preserve at 4499 Yachtsman Way in Arlington. Volunteers will be cleaning up throughout the park … 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

Timucuan Parks Foundation’s Student Self-Guided Cleanup Program begins again on MLK Day

January 15, 2021

Students can earn community service hours from Monday, Jan. 18 through March 14 by collecting litter at a park Timucuan Parks Foundation (TPF) is asking for volunteers to pitch in and help clean up Jacksonville’s parks and preserves on Monday, Jan. 18 for MLK Day of Service, a nationwide observance celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation is Extending its Self-Guided Volunteer Events through the Holiday Season

December 15, 2020

Students can earn community service hours from now through Jan. 5 by collecting litter at a park Timucuan Parks Foundation is offering students a chance to earn community service hours during the holiday season. From now through Jan. 5, students can visit a local park or preserve, clean up litter and earn two hours of community service. Participants will also … Read more

JaxParks and Partners Brand and Enhance Network of Public Lands

November 24, 2020

Project Leaders Celebrate Completion After Two Decades of Collaboration The City of Jacksonville’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department (JaxParks), along with its partners Florida Park Service (FPS), National Park Service (NPS), North Florida Land Trust (NFLT) and Timucuan Parks Foundation (TPF), have branded the 5,600 acres of contiguous conservation lands in northeast Jacksonville that are linked by trails and … Read more

For National Take a Hike Day, TPF Staff Share Their Favorite Places to Hike

November 17, 2020

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] Grab your hiking shoes or sneakers, some water and go take a hike. November 17 is National Take a Hike Day and we are lucky to have over 80,000 acres of “wild” to explore. You could choose from any number of trails around Jacksonville where you can get your heart pumping and take in the fresh air. Are … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation Awarded Grant from the National Environmental Education Foundation

May 1, 2020

2020 Restoration and Resilience grant supports the nonprofit’s work on public lands impacted by a natural disaster Timucuan Parks Foundation has been chosen to receive a 2020 Restoration and Resilience Grant from the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF). The $25,000 grant, which has major funding support from Toyota Motor North America, will help expand programming and educational efforts by the … Read more

New Year’s Resolution to Visit Your Local Parks and Preserves

January 2, 2020

It is the New Year, so what is your New Year’s Resolution? If it is a get healthy both inside and out, we have a perfect way for you to fulfill your goals. Get out and visit one of the more than 23 parks and preserves supported by the Timucuan Parks Foundation. It is good for both your physical and … Read more