Authorities ID woman electrocuted at Jonathan Dickinson State Park

From The PBPost: “The Martin County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 60-year-old woman was electrocuted Saturday night while doing research on bats at Jonathan Dickinson State Park. Tequesta resident Laura McLellan, 60, who worked as a professor of biological sciences at Indian River State College … Click here to read more

Person struck by lightning at Jonathan Dickinson State Park

From WPTV: “The victim has been identified as 42-year-old Farooq Muhammad. His family says he was kicking a ball with his 7-year-old son … Click here to read more

Palm Beach Post: History, significance of Camp Murphy on full display

From Sally Swartz, award-winning Palm Beach Post blogger: “A few of the buildings still stand as churches, homes, a community center, a bar and a garage in Stuart, Jupiter and Hobe Sound. And traces of Camp Murphy’s 1,000 structures remain at Jonathan Dickinson State Park, where a $10 million village went up in three months during World War II. From July 1942 through December 1944, soldiers attended hush-hush classes … Click here to read more

Cabining is cool and bug-free at Jonathan Dickinson State Park

From The Sun-Sentinel: “A good way to get your nature fix is to stay in a cabin, and one of the best places to do that is in Jonathan Dickinson State Park. This big state park in Hobe Sound is full of adventures: great hiking and biking, an interesting boat tour, and kayak and canoe rentals. The cabins rent for $80 a night May to October and $95 … Click here to read more

Questions surround dismissal of well-known, well-respected Dickinson State Park volunteers

From Sally Swartz, Palm Beach Post award-winning blogger: “Dick Roberts served as the first district naturalist for southeast Florida, and first park biologist for Jonathan Dickinson State Park and the Loxahatchee National Wild and Scenic River. … Click here to read more

Prescribed burn scheduled Monday in Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Up to 210 acres at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in southern Martin County will be set on fire tomorrow, weather permitting. … Click here to read more