Financial and volunteer support to preserve the unique ecology and cultural heritage of Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park and to educate the public about its importance.

Dick and Edite Hughes receive 2019 Mel Finn Award

2019 Mel Finn Award

Edite and Dick Hughes Mel Finn Award 2019Glen Stacell presented the 2019 Mel Finn award to Dick and Edite Hughes for 15 years of dedication to keeping the Boardwalk in good repair. The Park is the beneficiary of their skills and the generosity of their time through the years.

On any given day one may encounter Edite and Dick Hughes hip deep in Boardwalk repair. You too can volunteer, whether your talents are with tools or talking or behind the scenes.