Bald Point State Park

Some of the most picturesque scenic areas along north Florida's Gulf Coast are found within the park which supports 4,065 upland acres. Located on… Learn more

What Does Supporting Florida's State Parks Look Like?

Celebrating Volunteers

Florida State Parks Foundation is proud to acknowledge all the incredible work that our park volunteers do through the annual volunteer appreciation awards but, of course, this is just the tip of the iceberg. Thousands of volunteers put in more than a million hours serving the parks and it is widely acknowledged that the park service could not operate as it does without them. That is why we welcome all news about volunteer achievements and are happy to be able to pass this information along in our newsletters. For instance, congratulations to Bob and Carol Love, from Lake Talquin State Park who... (Read more)

Major Endowment Empowers Florida State Parks Foundation

Florida State Parks Foundation has a new name and a new source of financial support that will provide transformational opportunities for Florida's award-winning state parks. Founded in 1993 and formerly known as Friends of Florida State Parks, the Foundation is celebrating 25 years of service. "It is amazing that as we celebrate our 25th anniversary with a new name, we also receive a bequest of over $18 million to provide support services to our state parks," according to Paula Russo, President of...  (Read more)

Florida State Parks Foundation Board of Directors

At the Annual Meeting we welcomed some new officers.  Our 2018-2019 officers are:

Benjamin H. Pingree, President
Gil Ziffer, President, President-Elect
Emily Lewis, Secretary
Audrine Piasecki Finnerty, Treasurer
Paula Russo, Immediate Past-President

Click here to learn about them and the rest of the Board of Directors.

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