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Foundation Announces Major Partnership with Gulf Power Foundation on Park Projects across Panhandle

The Florida State Parks Foundation is partnering with the Gulf Power Foundation on three park enhancement projects in the Panhandle worth over $145,000."We are delighted to with the Gulf Power Foundation on these projects which will greatly enhance..READ MORE

Silver Springs Dedicates First-Ever Wheelchair-Accessible Glass Bottom Boat

The Florida State Parks Foundation commissioned Lay, Pitman & Associates Naval Architects to design the 37-foot boat, which includes a flat deck and spacious aisles providing easy and convenient access for wheelchairs. It is also equipped with an induction-loop system that assists passengers using hearing aids to listen to the captain's narration...READ MORE 

Florida Power & Light Grant Provides Accessible Tram at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park 

A six-person wheelchair accessible electric tram is in service at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park thanks to a substantial grant from Florida Power & Light Company (FPL).  The $22,000 grant to the Florida State Parks Foundation was made available through FPL’s charitable arm, the NextEra Energy Foundation...READ MORE






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