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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 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 has been awarded a grant from the 400 Years of African American History Commission

August 24, 2020

The grant will support programming and events to commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the first enslaved being brought to North America Timucuan Parks Foundation is pleased to announce it has been awarded a grant from the 400 Years of African American History Commission. The nonprofit filed for the grant to assist with programming and events to mark the 400th anniversary … 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

Timucuan Parks Foundation Received Award from Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board

September 20, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kelly White, (904) 616-8754, [email protected] Timucuan Parks Foundation Received Award from Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board Award presented at the JEPB-UNF Environmental Symposium Luncheon Jacksonville, Fla., Sept. 17, 2018 – The Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board presented Timucuan Parks Foundation with the 2018 Environmental Achievement Award in the Community/Civic Category. The award was handed out at the 2018 … Read more