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The Litter Mermaid @ Kenneth Myers Park

Saturday, April 01, 2017 at 09:00 AM · 1 rsvp

Help the Litter Mermaid Project collect and quantify marine litter in Coconut Grove. 

We will be collecting, sorting, counting and logging all of our litter to help better understand what is happening with marine debris in Biscayne Bay (see the projects website for more information, or please feel free to reach out to me). 

SUPs and Kayakers welcome! 

Please wear suitable clothing, and shoes. Bring water, sunscreen etc. 

We will meet near the Seminole boat launch. 

 

See You Then!


Earth Month Kickstart Clean Up

Saturday, April 01, 2017 at 09:00 AM · 4 rsvps
Freehand Miami in Miami Beach, FL

Start Earth Month with a Land&Sea Clean Up!!!

Sea teams kindly sponsored by BeachBoatRental.com 

PADLE Boarders Welcome!!!!

Remember: Close Toe Shoes, Reusable bottle of water, Grip n Grab (if you have one), if you any device that will help to catch debree from the water feel free to bring it!

 I will be updating more details before the event:)

See you there!!!!


Key Biscayne Beach Club Cleanup - We Are Nature

Sunday, April 02, 2017 at 06:30 AM · 10 rsvps
Key Biscayne Beach Club in Key Biscayne, FL

Key Biscayne Beach Club - We Are Nature will be hosting a beach cleanup on April 2nd, 2017! Let's protect the environment and make the world a better place!

Parking: Inside the Key Biscayne Beach Club. All participants should walk from the parking lot to the beach.

*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!


Surfrider Key Biscayne Beach Cleanup

Saturday, April 08, 2017 at 08:00 AM · 2 rsvps

Enter parking lot off Rickenbacker Causeway at last entrance before going east over the bridge. Free parking. 

Look for blue Surfrider flag when trying to find exact location of the cleanup in Hobie Island, by the Sailboards Miami rental area. Set Google Maps to Hobie Island Beach Park, or Sailboards Miami

Surfrider Miami to provide the following items:

- tent and flag to designate the cleanup location
- tools including gloves, buckets, doc sheets, etc
- water refill station
- waivers for all participants to sign
- offer a presentation to all participants focusing on why beach cleanups are important and to discuss the value in keeping our beaches clean

Community Service Hours provided


Citizen Science Beach Cleanup at Virginia Key North Point

Saturday, April 08, 2017 at 10:00 AM · 18 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. 


Debris Free Oceans Keg & Klean: 4/8 @ 4PM-7PM

Saturday, April 08, 2017 at 04:00 PM
Hobie Beach in Miami, FL

The gist is simple: BYO reusable cup for some free Wynwood Brewing Company beer and spend a couple hours cleaning up the beach at sunset 💙

We'll meet at 4PM at Hobie Beach (aka Dog Beach - yes, feel free to bring your dogs!) on Virginia Key. After you go over the first bridge onto Virginia Key (William M. Powell Bridge), take the FIRST right hand turn (across from the Rusty Pelican) If you pass Whiskey Joe's, then you missed it!! We will set up at the end of the lot across from Whiskey Joes. 

Special vegan BBQ treats for the first 20 people who show up by Ayssa Marie, but feel free to bring your own veggie burgers to pop on the grill! (Vegan only please!)

If you've been craving one of our tumblers, we will have both small and large tumblers available for a $10 (small) or $15 (large) donation. 

We will bring water, cleanup gear, and of course beer, but you are responsible for sunscreen and a reusable cup. 

We ID!

Thank you to Wynwood Brewing Company!

XOX

Debris Free Oceans


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

Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 08:45 AM
Coconut Grove Sailing Club in Coconut Grove, FL

Be part of the solution.  Come on out to help make a difference to keep Biscayne Bay a cleaner and safer place for all species!

  • Registration begins at 8:45am.
  • Please bring the signed waiver. Waiver can be found at https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/cleanup/pages/310/attachments/original/1469817777/MDCC_Cleanup_Release_Waiver.pdf?1469817777
  • Launch service to island will be available after registration and at 11:45.
  • Appropriate for children over 8 with adult supervision till age 14, please bring their life vest if they have one.  Older children do not need an adult, but must bring signed waiver.
  • Parking is available on the street or Sonesta Garage (2889 McFarlane Road). Parking at the Sailing Club is for members only.
  • Meeting spot is under the clubhouse inside the gate.
  • Wear closed toes shoes or water shoes and comfortable clothes (shoes and clothes) that you do not mind getting wet and dirty).  Hats are highly recommended.
  • Work/dishwashing gloves. We have some a limited number of 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.
  • 4 Community Service Hours will be provided for students actively participating in the cleanup.  Please be on time to collect your hours. When possible the letters will be given on site after the clean up, otherwise they will be e-mailed.

CGSC and Biscayne Bay Foundation will provide:

  • Sunscreen, Mosquito spray, Water to replenish water bottles, Medical Grade Gloves in size medium.
  • Refreshments will be provided after cleanup, including beer provided by Biscayne Bay Brewing Company.

Earth Month Beach Clean-up

Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 09:00 AM · 27 rsvps
The Palms Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach, FL

LET'S CELEBRATE MOTHER EARTH!

Saturday, April 22nd, 9am - noon

Meeting point: The hotel's garden

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

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Please bring your own reusable drinks container or water bottle 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.

  • 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 is available as well as public parking lots on 27th Street and Collins Avenue at $1 per hour. Walking, biking, public transport and car-pooling are encouraged. 

WE PROVIDE:

  • Community Service Hours 

  • Garbage bags

  • Plastic gloves

  • and lots of fun!!

 

 


Citizen Science Beach Cleanup at Virginia Key North Point

Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM · 5 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. 


Citizen Science Beach Cleanup at Virginia Key North Point

Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM · 1 rsvp

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. 


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