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Kayak and SUP Cleanup - 7/22 @ 10-2pm

Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM · $20.00 USD · 5 rsvps
Crandon Park Marina in Key biscayne, FL

Kayak & SUP Cleanup Adventure - 7.22.17, Saturday

20.00

 

Come on a kayak, stand-up paddleboard and snorkel cleanup adventure with Debris Free Oceans and Adventure Links on Saturday, 7/22/17, from 10AM-2PM!

12 kayakers and 7 stand-up paddleboarders will have the chance to experience a guided tour around the northern tip of Key Biscayne, including a snorkel at an ancient fossil mangrove reef, all while helping to give back to the marine environment we enjoy by cleaning up marine debris along our journey to the fossil mangrove reef.

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


We Are Nature: Matheson Hammock Cleanup

Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 08:00 AM · 40 rsvps
Matheson Hammocks Park and Marina in Coral Gables, FL

We Are Nature will be hosting a cleanup on July 29th, 2017! Let's protect the environment and make the world a better place! 

An email will be sent out to registered volunteers at a later date with more specific instructions regarding meet up location, and other essential information.

Parking: Free parking available for volunteers at the office parking lot.

*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!

We also greatly appreciate the following donations, although extra hours will not be given for bringing them:

  • Biodegradable gloves 

  • Biodegradable garbage bags

  • First-aid kits (for cuts and scrapes)

  • Sifters and rakes

  • Sunscreen

  • Trash sticks

  • Snacks and water

  • Checks addressed to We Are Nature Inc.


Jose Cuervo SCUBA Cleanup - $35!

Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 04:00 PM · $35.00 USD

Join us for a one-tank scuba dive and reef cleanup at Jose Cuervo reef on the afternoon of July 29th! All cleanup supplies provided. This event is part of the 7th Annual Southeast Florida Reef Cleanup, organized by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. All you need is your open-water diver certification and a passion for environmental conservation!

This trip costs just $35 excluding gear rentals. It costs an additional $35 to rent the gear package, which includes the BCD, regulator, mask, snorkel and fins.

Call 305-531-6110 to make your reservation or book online through the ticket URL provided!


SCUBA Cleanup - Sunday, 7/30, 2 tank AM dives

Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 07:45 AM · $60.00 USD
Divers Paradise in Key Biscayne, FL

On Sunday, July 30th, we are heading to the coral reefs for a snorkeling and SCUBA diving cleanup adventure! Please bring sunscreen, a reusable water bottle, and snacks/lunch, if you think you might get hungry!

Main Details:

  • Date: Sunday, July 30th
  • Dockside check-in time: 7:45am (return around 12:30pm)
  • Meeting Location: Divers Paradise, Key Biscayne at the Crandon Park Marina  - 4000 Crandon Blvd, Key Biscayne, FL
  • Cost: $60 (without gear)
  • Contact: Tracy Nolan - 914.907.4934 or tracy@debrisfreeoceans.org

Special thanks to Diver's Paradise and FL Dept. of Environmental Protection


Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep

Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 07:00 AM · 5 rsvps
The Hub in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Join us as we clean Fort Lauderdale Beach! 

Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep is held the second Saturday of every month, from 7am - 11am. Find us at The Hub, 300 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., at the intersection of E Las Olas Blvd. and A1A North. 

Limited volunteer parking is available just northeast of the Las Olas Intracoastal Bridge at 240 Las Olas Circle, Ft. Lauderdale, until 11am. 

Volunteers are needed! Students receive community service credit! Come for one hour or all four! 

No pre-registration necessary. Volunteers can register upon arrival or at fortlauderdale.gov/volunteer


Monthly Beach Cleanup

Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 09:00 AM · 13 rsvps

Come on out and join us for our Monthly Beach Cleanup from 9 am - 11 am.  Please wear closed toe shoes and a hat and bring along sunscreen, insect repellant,  and a water bottle.  We will provide trash bags, plastic gloves  and trash grabbers and iced tap water to refill your water bottles.

If you're bringing a group of children please have one chaperone present for every 10 individuals. Individuals under 16 years of age require adult supervision.  Please , no drop offs.   Areas to be cleaned vary from month to month, based on the needs of the park.

Please be here promptly at 9 am so we can start everyone out at the same time and complete the activity before it gets too hot in the late morning.

This is a great way to earn volunteer hours for school, so please tell your classmates about this opportunity.  All Volunteers will receive a letter certifying their volunteer hours.

Cleanups are always held on the second Saturday of each month so we have upcoming events scheduled for February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, and June 10.  So if you cant make this event check beck next month.

Thanks and we hope to see you here.  We believe that teaching stewardships for our parks is the best hope for the future of our parks.


Citizen Science Beach Cleanup at Virginia Key North Point

Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 10:00 AM · 9 rsvps

Join Frost Science as we work on several citizen science activities at the Virginia Key North Point restoration site including:

  • Marine Debris Cleanup: Volunteers collect trash from the beach and log each item using Marine Debris Tracker, a free smartphone and tablet app.
  • Biodiversity Monitoring: Volunteers observe newly planted trees throughout our restoration site as well as observing native wildlife. Observations may be logged with iNaturalist – another smartphone app.
  • Invasive Plant Documentation and Removal: Invasive plants will be removed from the site to make way for native vegetation.

Please bring a refillable water bottle! We meet at the picnic tables at the entrance to the Virginia Key Mountain Bike Trails. 


PAW's Sunset Beach Clean Up - South Beach

Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 06:30 PM
South Pointe Pier in Miami Beach, FL

Join Protect Animals Worldwide (PAW) for our South Beach clean up at sunset! 

PAW will provide trash bags and gloves, so please bring whatever else you think you may need, such as a water bottle or sunscreen. 

Our beaches are the home to many types of wildlife, and we believe in “protecting what we love.”   Help us keep our beaches clean, safe and beautiful!  Children always welcome :)

 

Please meet at the South Pointe Pier at 6:30pm.  We will finish when the sun sets at 8pm.  

 

All volunteers will receive a PAW "Be Ocean Minded" bumper sticker :)

Thank you and hope to see all of you fellow animal & nature lovers there!

 

Conserve. Protect. Respect.


We Are Nature: Back-to-School Cleanup at Deering Estate

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 09:00 AM · 5 rsvps
Deering Point in Miami, FL

We Are Nature will be hosting a back-to-school cleanup on August 19th, 2017 in collaboration with the Free Clinic Corporation (FCC). The FCC will be collecting school supplies to donate to families in need in Haiti.

An email will be sent out to registered volunteers at a later date with more specific instructions and detailed information.

Parking: Free parking available for volunteers.

Meeting Spot: All volunteers will be meeting at Deering Point. The address indicated will show how to get to Deering Point, so make sure that you input the address for Deering Point into your GPS.

*Community Service Hours Are Awarded To Volunteers*

ADDITIONAL SERVICE HOURS PROVIDED FOR DONATING SCHOOL SUPPLIES, WHICH INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO: backpacks, pencil pouches, pens, etc.

DONATIONS OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES WILL ALSO BE ACCEPTED AS A PART OF THE FCC'S REGULAR SUPPLY COLLECTION.

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!


Monthly Beach Cleanup

Saturday, September 09, 2017 at 09:00 AM · 11 rsvps

Come on out and join us for our Monthly Beach Cleanup from 9 am - 11 am.  Please wear closed toe shoes and a hat and bring along sunscreen, insect repellant,  and a water bottle.  We will provide trash bags, plastic gloves  and trash grabbers and iced tap water to refill your water bottles.

If you're bringing a group of children please have one chaperone present for every 10 individuals. Individuals under 16 years of age require adult supervision.  Please , no drop offs.   Areas to be cleaned vary from month to month, based on the needs of the park.

Please be here promptly at 9 am so we can start everyone out at the same time and complete the activity before it gets too hot in the late morning.

This is a great way to earn volunteer hours for school, so please tell your classmates about this opportunity.  All Volunteers will receive a letter certifying their volunteer hours.

Cleanups are always held on the second Saturday of each month so we have upcoming events scheduled for February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, and June 10.  So if you cant make this event check beck next month.

Thanks and we hope to see you here.  We believe that teaching stewardships for our parks is the best hope for the future of our parks.


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