Simpson Park Hammock Inducted as an Old-Growth Forest

Published on December 06, 2018

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(Miami, FL December 6, 2018) - Join the City of Miami Parks and Recreation Department to celebrate the designation of Simpson Park Hammock as an Old-Growth Forest on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 10 a.m.

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. 

About the Old-Growth Forest Network

The Old-Growth Forest Network is the nation’s only alliance of forever-preserved mature forests.

WHO: City of Miami Parks and Recreation Representatives
Dr. Melissa Abdo, Managing Director of the Old-Growth Forest Network 

WHAT: Dedication of Simpson Park Hammock as an Old-Growth Forest 

WHEN: Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. 

WHERE: Simpson Park
               55 SW 17th Rd         
               Miami, FL 33129