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Northeast Everglades Natural Area
 

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The Northeast Everglades Natural Area (NENA) includes over 165,000 acres of natural Florida lands and more than a dozen activity and education centers connected by unique trail and information systems.

 PHOTO GALLERY    HISTORY    INTERACTIVE MAP  
Astronomy Night<br />DuPuis Management Area/WEA<br/>Map Legend 28 Snorkeling Class<br/>John D. MacArthur Beach State Park<br/>Map Legend 24<br/> Pine Glades Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 18 Hungryland Slough<br/>Map Legend 6 Ocean to Lake Greenway Celebration<br/>Jonathan  Dickinson State Park<br/>Photo Courtesy of Northeast Everglades Trail Association<br/>Map Legend 25 Ocean to Lake Greenway Celebration<br/>Jonathan  Dickinson State Park<br/>Photo Courtesy of Northeast Everglades Trail Association<br/>Map Legend 25 Annual Ocean to Lake Greenway Event<br/>Photo Courtesy of Northeast Everglades Trails Association<br/>Jonathan Dickenson State Park Environmental Area<br/>Map Legend 25 Historic Jupiter-Indiantown Trail<br/>Cypress Creek Natural Area<br/>Photo Courtesy of Philip Johnsey<br/>Map Legend 3 Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 20 Pew Family Natural Science Education Center<br/>John D. MacArthur Beach State Park<br/>Map Legend L Hawley Education Center<br/>Blowing Rocks Preserve<br/>Copyright Eric Blackmore<br/>Map Legend F DuPuis Visitor Center<br/>DuPuis Management Area/Wildlife and Environmental Area<br/>Map Legend B Acreage Pines Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 1 Guided Walk<br/>Elsa Kimbell Environmental Education Center<br/>Map Legend C Jupiter Ridge Natural Area<br/>Photo Credit: Paul Cummings, Florida Trail Association<br/>Map Legend 10 Historic Jupiter-Indiantown Trail<br/>Jones/Hungryland Wildlife and Environmental Area<br/>Map Legend 26 Solid Waste Authority<br/>Map Legend 21<br/> Blowing Rocks Preserve<br/>Copyright JMC Photography<br/>Map Legend 32 Sandhill Crane Access Park<br/>Map Legend 34 Riverbend Park<br/>Photo Courtesy of PBC Parks and Recreation<br/>Map Legend M Cypress Creek Natural Area<br/>Photo Courtesy of 45 plus - Walks & Hikes in SFL<br/>Map Legend 3 Jonathan Dickinson State Park<br/>Photo Courtesy of 45 plus - Walks & Hikes in SFL<br/>Map Legend 25 Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail<br/>Map Legend 31 JW Corbett Wildlife Management Area<br/>Photo Credit: Paul Cummings, Florida Trail Association<br/>Map Legend 27 Ocean to Lake Hiking Trail<br/>Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area<br/>Photo Credit: Paul Cummings, Florida Trail Association<br/>Map Legend 14 Palm Beach Maritime Museum<br/>Photo Credit: James Stafford<br/>Map Legend K Guided Tour <br/>Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum<br/>Map Legend H Guided Swamp Tromp<br/>Grassy Waters Preserve<br/>Map Legend 33 Guided Canoe Tour<br/>Grassy Waters Nature Center<br/>Map Legend E Busch Wildlife Sanctuary<br/>Map Legend A Junior Veterinary Learning Lab Program<br/>Loggerhead Marinelife Center<br/>Map Legend I Loxahatchee River/Cypress Creek Management Area<br/>Map Legend 29 John D. MacArthur Beach State Park<br/>Map Legend 24 John D. MacArthur Beach State Park<br/>Map Legend 24 Pond Cypress Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 19 Lake Park Scrub Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 11 Historic Jupiter-Indiantown Trail<br/>Cypress Creek Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 3 Winding Waters Natural Area<br/>Photo Credit Jerry Kolata<br/>Map Legend 23 Sweetbay Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 22 Juno Dunes Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 8 Bluegill Trail<br/>Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 14 Jupiter Inlet Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 9 Limestone Creek Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 12 Peanut Island Park<br/>Map Legend 17 ERM Clean-up Event<br/>Delaware Scrub Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 4 Jonathan Dickenson State Park<br/>Map Legend 25 DuPuis Management Area/Wildlife and Environmental Area<br/>Map Legend 28 Frenchmanís Forest Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 5
  • Astronomy Night <br/>DuPuis Management Area/WEA<br/>Map Legend 28
  • Snorkeling Class<br/>John D. MacArthur Beach State Park<br/>Map Legend 24<br/>
  • Pine Glades Natural Area<br/>Photo Credit:  Benjamin Studt <br/>Map Legend 18
  • Hungryland Slough<br/>Map Legend 6
  • Ocean to Lake Greenway Celebration<br/>Jonathan  Dickinson State Park<br/>Photo Courtesy of Northeast Everglades Trail Association<br/>Map Legend 25
  • Ocean to Lake Greenway Celebration<br/>Jonathan  Dickinson State Park<br/>Photo Courtesy of Northeast Everglades Trail Association<br/>Map Legend 25
  • Annual Ocean to Lake Greenway Event<br/>Photo Courtesy of Northeast Everglades Trails Association<br/>Jonathan Dickenson State Park Environmental Area<br/>Map Legend 25
  • Historic Jupiter-Indiantown Trail<br/>Cypress Creek Natural Area<br/>Photo Courtesy of Philip Johnsey<br/>Map Legend 3
  • Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 20
  • Pew Family Natural Science Education Center<br/>John D. MacArthur Beach State Park<br/>Map Legend L
  • Hawley Education Center<br/>Blowing Rocks Preserve<br/>Copyright Eric Blackmore<br/>Map Legend F
  • DuPuis Visitor Center<br/>DuPuis Management Area/Wildlife and Environmental Area<br/>Map Legend B
  • Acreage Pines Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 1
  • Guided Walk<br/>Elsa Kimbell Environmental Education Center<br/>Map Legend C
  • Jupiter Ridge Natural Area<br/>Photo Credit: Paul Cummings, Florida Trail Association<br/>Map Legend 10
  • Historic Jupiter-Indiantown Trail<br/>Jones/Hungryland Wildlife and Environmental Area<br/>Map Legend 26
  • Solid Waste Authority<br/>Map Legend 21<br/>
  • Blowing Rocks Preserve<br/>Copyright JMC Photography<br/>Map Legend 32
  • Sandhill Crane Access Park<br/>Map Legend 34
  • Riverbend Park<br/>Photo Courtesy of PBC Parks and Recreation<br/>Map Legend M
  • Cypress Creek Natural Area<br/>Photo Courtesy of 45 plus - Walks & Hikes in SFL<br/>Map Legend 3
  • Jonathon Dickinson State Park<br/>Photo Courtesy of 45 plus - Walks & Hikes in SFL<br/>Map Legend 25
  • Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail<br/>Map Legend 31
  • JW Corbett Wildlife Management Area<br/>Photo Credit: Paul Cummings, Florida Trail Association<br/>Map Legend 27
  • Ocean to Lake Hiking Trail<br/>Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area<br/>Photo Credit: Paul Cummings, Florida Trail Association<br/>Map Legend 14
  • Palm Beach Maritime Museum<br/>Photo Credit: James Stafford<br/>Map Legend K
  • Guided Tour <br/>Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum<br/>Map Legend H
  • Guided Swamp Tromp<br/>Grassy Waters Preserve<br/>Map Legend 33
  • Guided Canoe Tour<br/>Grassy Waters Nature Center<br/>Map Legend E
  • Busch Wildlife Sanctuary<br/>Map Legend A
  • Junior Veterinary Learning Lab Program<br/>Loggerhead Marinelife Center<br/>Map Legend I
  • Loxahatchee River/Cypress Creek Management Area<br/>Map Legend 29
  • John D. MacArthur Beach State Park<br/>Map Legend 24
  • John D. MacArthur Beach State Park<br/>Map Legend 24
  • Pond Cypress Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 19
  • Lake Park Scrub Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 11
  • Historic Jupiter-Indiantown Trail<br/>Cypress Creek Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 3
  • Winding Waters Natural Area<br/>Photo Credit Jerry Kolata<br/>Map Legend 23
  • Sweetbay Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 22
  • Juno Dunes Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 8
  • Bluegill Trail<br/>Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 14
  • Jupiter Inlet Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 9
  • Limestone Creek Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 12
  • Peanut Island Park<br/>Map Legend 17
  • ERM Clean-up Event<br/>Delaware Scrub Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 4
  • Jonathan Dickenson State Park<br/>Map Legend 25
  • DuPuis Management Area/Wildlife and Environmental Area<br/>Map Legend 28
  • Frenchmanís Forest Natural Area<br/>Map Legend 5

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Current Highlights and Upcoming Events

 
  • Hungryland Slough Natural Area - REOPENED
  • Lake Worth Lagoon Initiative Grant Program
    Now accepting applications for FY 2017. Deadline to submit is August 15, 2016. [LINK]
  • Pawpaw Preserve - UPDATE
    The Pawpaw Preserve Natural Area draft management plan is now available for public review. Public comments can be emailed to erm-natural@co.palm-beach.fl.us,or can be provided at the May 26, 2016 Public Hearing and Open House. Click on the link for time and location. [LINK]
  • Adventure Awaits - Sunrise Hike, May 7th 6:30am
    Join us for a guided hike through Cypress Creek Natural Area in Jupiter. For more details and to reserve your spot, click on the link to the event page. [EVENT PAGE]
  • Adventure Awaits - Firewalk, The Spark of Life, May 24th 5:30pm
    Join us at Sweetbay Natural Area in Palm Beach Gardens for this guided hike. For more details and to reserve your spot, visit the event page. [EVENT PAGE]
  • Adventure Awaits - Namaste, Yoga in the Natural Areas, May 25th 6:30pm
    Join us at Yamato Scrub Natural Area in Boca Raton for this unique experience. For more details and to reserve your spot, visit the event page. [EVENT PAGE]
  • Lake Worth Lagoon Fishing Challenge, June 1st - 30th
    Interested in helping collect valuable fisheries information while getting a chance to win a prize? If so, you'll want to participate in this free fishing event. Visit the web page for details. [LINK]
  • Running Wild, June 4th 7:00am
    Run with ERM at Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area will cover approximately 10 miles and take participants through a variety of habitats on a combination of hardened and primitive trails. For more details and to reserve your spot, visit the event page. [EVENT PAGE]
  • Adventure Awaits - Sunset Photography Workshop, June 10th 6:00pm
    Take part in a guided photography tour of Winding Waters Natural Area in West Palm Beach. For more details and to reserve your spot, visit the event page. [EVENT PAGE]
  • Adventure Awaits - Sunset Paddle, June 15th 5:30pm
    Come paddle with ERM staff to Fullerton Island in Jupiter as the sun sets over this recently restored 12 acre maritime hammock island with newly created seagrass and mangrove habitat. For more details and to reserve your spot, visit the event page. [EVENT PAGE]
  • Adventure Awaits - Growing Up Wild, Connecting Kids to Nature, June 18th 9:00am
    ERM staff will lead you and your child on a guided walk through the woods at Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area highlighting points of interest associated with "Birds in Your Backyard" followed by an arts and crafts project each child can take home. For more details and to reserve your spot, visit the event page. [EVENT PAGE]
  • Adventure Awaits - Bike and Hike, June 25th 8:00am
    Discover the trails of Loxahatchee Slough with ERM staff during this unique tour that incorporates cycling and hiking. For more details and to reserve your spot, visit the event page. [EVENT PAGE]
  • Environmental Times Newsletter
    Read the latest edition Spring 2016 for highlights on artificial reefs, climate change, LagoonFest and more. [LINK]
  • Volunteer Accomplishments in 2015
    See what ERM's volunteers were up to in 2015. [PDF]
  • Mosquito Control Update - Zika Virus
    While ERM's Mosquito Control Division is hard at work taking proactive steps to reducing mosquito popluations learn how you can protect yourself and reduce your exposure to mosquitoe-borne diseases. [PDF]
  • Scavenger Hunts
    Are available at several natural areas for youngsters to complete to recieve their Natural Area Youth Explorer certificate. [PDF]
  • ERM's Status Reports
    Stay up to date on our projects with these monthly publications. [LINK]