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For Immediate Release:
November 09, 2016
Media Contact:
Caitlin MacLaren
caitlin@miamidade.gov
786-253-8708

South Florida Welcomes New Biscayne National Park Superintendent, Celebrates Land Transfer


On November 14, 2016 South Florida National Parks Trust and Miami-Dade Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava will hold a reception to welcome Biscayne National Park’s new superintendent Margaret Goodro and celebrate the gift of 45 acres of coastal wetlands from Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer Department to Biscayne National Park.

In July, Commissioner Levine Cava sponsored legislation conveying county-owned land north of Black Point Marina to the National Park Service. The nearly 45 acres of land will be used to restore natural water flows to Biscayne Bay as part of the Everglades Restoration Plan.

To schedule interviews with Superintendent Maragaret Goodro, please contact Matt Johnson at (305) 230-11440 x 050.

Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava and Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department Director Lestor Sola will be available for interviews at the event.

Who:
South Florida National Parks Trust and Miami-Dade Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava
What:
100 community members are expected to attend a reception to greet the new Biscayne National Park superintendent. Miami-Dade County representatives will conduct a ceremony to convey the land.
When:
November 14, 2016, 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Where:
Deering Estate Visitor Center Miami, FL 33157