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Clarington Island Cleanup with the Biscayne Bay Foundation and Coconut Grove Sailing Club

Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 08:45 AM · 58 rsvps
Coconut Grove Sailing Club in Coconut Grove, FL

Join the Movement!!! Biscayne Bay Foundation and Coconut Grove Sailing Club are hosting their monthly Clarington Island Cleanup and are looking for you to be a part of it! Come on out to help make a difference and make our planet a cleaner and safer place for all species! 

  • Registration begins promptly at 8:45 AM at the meeting spot under the clubhouse inside the gate.
  • Transportation to and from the island will be as needed starting at 9AM.
  • All volunteers must check in and sign waivers before they can start.  ** If you are under 18 and coming without a parent or guardian, you must have a parent/guardian sign the waiver below in advance. https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/cleanup/pages/310/attachments/original/1469817777/MDCC_Cleanup_Release_Waiver.pdf?1469817777
  • This event is recommended for anyone 8 yrs. or older. Adult supervision is required for anyone under 13 yrs.
  • Please check out where you checked in to insure that no one is left on the island.
  • Parking is available on the street or at Sonesta Garage. Parking at the Sailing Club is for members only.
  • Community Service Hours will be given for attendance. Please be on time to collect your hours. Letters will be given on site after the clean up.

Please bring:

  • Closed toes shoes or water shoes and comfortable clothes that you do not mind getting wet and dirty.
  • Hats are highly recommended.
  • Work/dish-washing gloves. We have some work, kitchen and medical gloves that you can borrow. 
  • Water in a reusable container (please don’t create more waste and bring plastic water bottles to clean up plastic water bottles!)  Additional water will be available for refill.

Biscayne Bay Foundation and CGSC will provide:

  • Sunscreen
  • Mosquito spray
  • Water to replenish water bottles
  • Medical Grade Gloves in size medium (donated by South Miami Sports Medicine)
  • Refreshments will be provided after cleanup including beer (donated by Biscayne Bay Brewing Company) for those over 21 yrs old.

Julia Tuttle Plastic Bag Scavenger Hunt

Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM · 14 rsvps

On a mission for Plastic Bags to support House Rep David Richardsons Plastic Bag bill in Tallahassee. We are going to video a huge mess and pick up only plastic bags for visuals in his Tally office 

There is NO official parking spot. I will be heading EAST on the Tuttle and pulling off the side of the road on the SOUTH side of the highway and putting out a sign. BE CAREFUL and pull off into the grass as close to the guardrail as you can. Please arrive with an abundance of caution. It is also easy to get there by kayak or paddleboard if you drop in at Purdy. 

We will be walking in some mangroves but not too bad  CLOSED TOED SHOES!!! 

Detailed map instructions will be send via email on Friday to people who RSVP. 


New Moon intention Beach Clean Up

Friday, January 27, 2017 at 04:30 PM · 1 rsvp
Deerfield Beach, Right of Pier in Deerfield Beach , FL

Reusable,biodegradable gloves, and a lot of Love shall be provided <3 


Kayak, SUP & Snorkel Cleanup

Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 09:00 AM · $15.00 USD
Crandon Park Marina in Key Biscayne, FL

Join Debris Free Oceans and Adventure Links for a kayak, stand-up paddleboard, and snorkel cleanup adventure on Saturday, January 28th from 9AM to 2PM!

 

You will have the opportunity to experience a guided tour around the northern tip of Key Biscayne – including a chance to snorkel at an ancient fossil mangrove reef! You will also have the opportunity to give back to the environment we all enjoy by cleaning up marine debris along the way.

 This adventure is limited to just 15 kayakers and 15 stand-up paddlepoarders, and advance registration is required. To reserve a spot, click “Buy Tickets” above to visit the Debris Free Oceans site and purchase a kayak or stand-up paddleboard spot for a $15 donation to Debris Free Oceans. Don’t miss out and register today!

Please remember to bring a swimsuit, sunscreen, hat, reusable water bottle, and a packed lunch. Snorkel gear will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.


Deering Estate Coastal Cleanup

Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 09:00 AM · 25 rsvps
Deering Estate in Miami, FL

We are looking for groups, families, or individual residents to join us for a Deering Estate Coastal Clean-up. Help make a difference and make our planet a cleaner and safer place for all species!   Whether you are a non-profit group or a local family, you can play a role in helping us cleanup the environment! 

Our cleanup  will  setup at the Deering Estate Visitors Center with plenty of parking in the parking lot. Cleanup areas will be exclusively in the mangroves.  It is muddy and dirty in the mangroves, please come prepared.

 What to Bring:

  • Signed Volunteer Release Form (will be emailed upon registration)
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Working/garden or dish-washing gloves 
  • Long pants (in a mangrove area)
  • Sturdy CLOSED TOED shoes (no crocks or flip flops, please)
  • Bug spray repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Cap/hat
  • A great attitude!!!

A plastic bucket to collect trash (if you have one)  

If you are under 18 yrs. and coming without a parent or guardian, you must have a parent/guardian sign the waiver in advance.  If you are 15 yrs. or younger a parent must be present at all times.  


Dog Beach Cleanup

Saturday, February 04, 2017 at 09:30 AM · 19 rsvps
3301 Rickenbacker Cswy in Key Biscayne, FL

Hello :) 

Come on out to a beach clean up and BBQ at your local dog beach. This causeway beach is heavily used, often trashed and in dire need of your help to keep it clean. 

Trash bags, veggie burgers and community service hours will be provided. 

Please bring gloves, water, sunblock and any other items you will need. 

The meeting point is on the beach, across from Whiskey Joes. When you come over the first bridge after the toll booth, immediately take your first right into the first parking lot of Hobie beach. Drive to the end of the lot and you will see me on the beach with tie-dye beach chairs and a black kelpie. 

All dogs are welcome! 

Email me if you have any questions/ if you would like a pin to the exact location. 


Spread the love!

Saturday, February 04, 2017 at 12:00 PM · 3 rsvps
Delray Beach in Delray Beach , FL

Let's get together and spread the love that we have for our beaches to keep them clean!  I will have the garbage bags provided and separate ones for recyclable items! Please share, the more the merrier!

Thanks!


Beach Clean-Up at The Palms Hotel & Spa

Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 09:00 AM · 5 rsvps
The Palms Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach, FL

DO YOU CARE ABOUT OUR BEACHES AND WILDLIFE?

THEN JOIN US AT THE PALMS HOTEL & SPA'S 1ST BEACH CLEAN-UP FOR 2017

Saturday, February 11, 2017
9am-noon
Meeting point:  The hotel's garden

Bring your friends & family to experience a morning of doing good and feeling good.

 

WE PROVIDE:

•Community Service Hours
•Garbage bags
•Plastic gloves
•and lots of fun!!


 

PLEASE NOTE:

•Please bring your own reusable drinks container or if you already have one of our Inspired by Nature water canteens please bring it with you as we are avoiding creating more trash where possible.
•All children are welcome to participate with an accompanying adult. There needs to be one adult for every 5 children.
•Please no unaccompanied minors under 18. If you will be bringing a minor make sure that you are legally allowed to sign a release form for them or contact: green@thepalmshotel.com beforehand to receive and fill out the release forms.
•Please wear close toe shoe (no open toe shoes, sandals or flip flops) and light or bright color protective clothing. Wearing a pair of sunglasses, gloves, hat and sun block should be considered.
•Valet parking is available at $29. On-street parking ($3/hour) is available as well as public parking lots on 27th Street and Collins Avenue ($2/hour). Walking, biking, public transport and car-pooling are encouraged. 


Beach Cleanup - We Are Nature

Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 08:30 AM
Matheson Hammock Park in Miami, FL

Mattheson Hammock Park - We Are Nature will be hosting a beach cleanup on February 20th, 2017! Let's protect the environment and make the world a better place!

Parking: Parking Lot available, let gate attendant know you are volunteering upon arrival

*Community Service Hours Are Awarded To Volunteers*

We provide all the tools at our cleanups. However, we STRONGLY recommend that volunteers bring a reusable water bottle! If you would like to bring any tools of your own such as garbage bags or gloves, you are more than welcome to! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to working alongside you!


Deering Estate Coastal Cleanup

Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 09:00 AM · 11 rsvps
Deering Estate in Miami, FL

We are looking for groups, families, or individual residents to join us for a Deering Estate Coastal Clean-up. Help make a difference and make our planet a cleaner and safer place for all species!   Whether you are a non-profit group or a local family, you can play a role in helping us cleanup the environment! 

Our cleanup  will  setup at the Deering Estate Visitors Center with plenty of parking in the parking lot. Cleanup areas will be exclusively in the mangroves.  It is muddy and dirty in the mangroves, please come prepared.

 What to Bring:

  • Signed Volunteer Release Form (will be emailed upon registration)
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Working/garden or dish-washing gloves 
  • Long pants (in a mangrove area)
  • Sturdy CLOSED TOED shoes (no crocks or flip flops, please)
  • Bug spray repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Cap/hat
  • A great attitude!!!

A plastic bucket to collect trash (if you have one)  

If you are under 18 yrs. and coming without a parent or guardian, you must have a parent/guardian sign the waiver in advance.  If you are 15 yrs. or younger a parent must be present at all times.