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Front Page » Breaking News » Forest for the trees at Simpson Park

Forest for the trees at Simpson Park

Written by on December 7, 2018

Join the City of Miami Parks and Recreation Department to celebrate the designation of Simpson Park Hammock as an Old-Growth Forest at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. The park is at 55 SW 17th Road. This unique park will become the first of two parks in Miami-Dade County to be recognized by this national network of exceptional forests. In addition to highlighting the tropical biodiversity that makes this urban old-growth forest remnant remarkable, the inclusion of Simpson Park Hammock into the Old-Growth Forest Network is an opportunity to recognize the achievements that many locals have made to conserve nature within their city. The Old-Growth Forest Network is the nation’s only alliance of forever-preserved mature forests…To read the full story click here