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Event: Homestead Trolley to the National Parks
Event Date: 04/01/14 07:45AM
Contact #: 305-224-4457
Location: 104 N. Krome Avenue
Description: Every Saturday & Sunday. Free guided trolley ride to Everglades, Biscayne National Park or the beach at Bayfront Park, every weekend from March through April, departing from Historic Downtown Homestead, where visitors can enjoy the architecture and restaurants. Free entrance to the parks included.
Event: Homestead Trolley to the National Parks
Event Date: 04/02/14 07:45AM
Contact #: 305-224-4457
Location: 104 N. Krome Avenue
Description: Every Saturday & Sunday. Free guided trolley ride to Everglades, Biscayne National Park or the beach at Bayfront Park, every weekend from March through April, departing from Historic Downtown Homestead, where visitors can enjoy the architecture and restaurants. Free entrance to the parks included.
Event: Home Chemical Collection Program
Event Date: 04/02/14 09:00AM
Contact #: 3-1-1
Location: 8801 NW 58 Street
Description: Opened every Wednesday through Sunday (closed Mondays and Tuesdays). Do something really good for the planet. Visit one of Miami-Dade's Home Chemical Collection Centers and drop off old household cleaners, pesticides, paints and other chemicals; rechargeable batteries; used electronics; and unbroken fluorescent bulbs (ages 18 and up).
Event: Biscayne National Park Canoe & Kayak Trips
Event Date: 04/03/14 10:00AM
Contact #: 786-335-3612
Location: 9700 SW 328 Street
Description: Meet at the park's Dante Fascell Visitor Center and glide along the shoreline of the longest mangrove forest on Florida's East coast. Weather permitting; this is a FREE 2-3 hour paddle. Reservations required. Call for reservations/details (ages 11 and up). Dates: March 13,15,16,20,22,23,27,29,& 30 and April 3,5,6,10,12,17,19,20,24,26,& 27 10:30am - 1pm (Saturday & Sunday), 10am - 1pm (Thursday)
Event: FIU Eco-Rep Certification Course
Event Date: 04/04/14 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-348-3717
Location: FIU Solar House
Description: Become a certified Eco-Rep! This professional development workshop will prepare you to become an environmental leader in your home, office, and community. It will cover: why sustainability is important, recycling from "cradle to cradle", living a "leave no trace" lifestyle, growing appropriate and healthy trees and gardens, and explain what climate change is and what it means to south Florida. Limited availability, lunch is provided. Admission: $35 (ages 18 and up).
Event: Greynold's Park Bird Walk
Event Date: 04/05/14 07:30AM
Contact #: 305-667-7337
Location: 17530 West Dixie Highway
Description: Jim King leads. Meet at the park boathouse. Parking is available near the playground and the elevated mound opposite the boathouse.
Event: Free 18th Annual Miami Riverday
Event Date: 04/05/14 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-644-0544
Location: Lummus Park
Description: The free 18th Annual Miami Riverday features Boat Tours, historic re-enactors, environmental education, live music, children activities, and much more.
Event: Seine-sational!
Event Date: 04/05/14 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-795-1256
Location: 1277 NE 79 Street
Description: Get your feet wet! Discover what lives in the bay with biologists from the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserves. Study fish and other marine animals collected using a seine net. Limited availability so reserve your spot now (ages 6-12)!
Event: Innovation Weekend
Event Date: 04/05/14 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-646-4200
Location: 3280 South Miami Avenue
Description: Join us for a look into innovations at every scale. Find out how the green movement has inspired creative designs that impact your every day life from sustainable trucking to reusable materials constructed at the Nano level, plus much more! Admission: $10-$15. From April 5 thru 6
Event: Rain Barrel/Water Conservation Workshop
Event Date: 04/05/14 12:30PM
Contact #: 305-248-3311
Location: 500 College Terrance
Description: Rain Barrel/Water Conservation Workshop will explore how to save water inside and outside the home and participants will also learn how to create a rain barrel and how the Florida Yards & Neighborhoods Programs 9 principals can help save water and create a Florida-Friendly Landscape. Barrels are available for $40.00 - work shop is free. Showerhead and CFL Exchange Program from WASD and OOS will be available.
Event: Swimming with Predators in Shark Bay
Event Date: 04/08/14 07:00PM
Contact #: 305-919-6000
Location: Luna Star Cafe
Description: As part of the Eat, Think, and Be Merry series, Dr. Michael Heithaus will discuss how his research will provide an important baseline for the restoration of already impacted seagrass ecosystems around the world and provide lessons for the types of species and interactions that are important to conserve and restore.
Event: Environmental Quality Control Board Hearing
Event Date: 04/10/14 01:30PM
Contact #: 305-372-6764
Location: 701 NW 1st Court
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Event: Setting the Standard
Event Date: 04/11/14 07:00PM
Contact #: 305-576-3500
Location: 40 Island Avenue
Description: Join Dream in Green's annual celebration at The Standard Hotel in South Beach. This event brings together supporters in the Green Miami Community. Over 200 guests are expected. You do not want to miss this event! Admission: $100
Event: Workday at Porter-Russell Pine Rockland Perserve
Event Date: 04/12/14 08:30AM
Contact #: 305-667-7337
Location: SW 124 Avenue, just south of SW 220 Street
Description: Learn about native plants in a pineland preserve and help maintain habitat. We work on removing non-native plant, maintaining existing shrubs and making trails in the property. Groups welcome!
Event: EEL Volunteer Workdays
Event Date: 04/12/14 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-372-6611
Location: Black Creek Forest Preserve
Description: Come join the Environmentally Endangered Lands (EEL) Program and help protect and restore natural areas in Miami-Dade County. The workdays are fun, hands-on activities throughout all kinds of interesting natural areas. Community hours are available through this volunteer program. Space is limited! Please register at EEL@miamidade.gov or by calling 305-372-6611.
Event: Camp Open House
Event Date: 04/12/14 01:00PM
Contact #: 305-253-4841
Location: 11347 SW 160 Street
Description: Spend the afternoon outdoors as you explore any or all 3 of our beautiful camp properties. Visit our website for locations.
Event: Seine-sational!
Event Date: 04/12/14 03:00PM
Contact #: 305-795-1256
Location: 1277 NE 79 Street
Description: Get your feet wet! Discover what lives in the bay with biologists from the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserves. Study fish and other marine animals collected using a seine net. Limited availability so reserve your spot now (ages 6-12)!
Event: Biscayne National Park's Family Fun Fest
Event Date: 04/13/14 01:00PM
Contact #: 305-230-1144
Location: 9700 SW 328 Street
Description: Biscayne National Park's award-winning Family Fun Fest program, three hours of fun hands-on activities for kids and kids at heart, is chock-full of brand new activities. Complete all activities and earn a special button - itís all FREE!
Event: EEL Volunteer Workdays
Event Date: 04/18/14 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-372-6611
Location: Goulds Pineland Preserve
Description: Come join the Environmentally Endangered Lands (EEL) Program and help protect and restore natural areas in Miami-Dade County. The workdays are fun, hands-on activities throughout all kinds of interesting natural areas. Community hours are available through this volunteer program. Space is limited! Please register at EEL@miamidade.gov or by calling 305-372-6611.
Event: Workday at the Doc Thomas House
Event Date: 04/19/14 08:30AM
Contact #: 305-667-7337
Location: 5530 Sunset Drive
Description: Want to learn about native plants, help maintain our native landscape at the Steinberg Nature Center at Doc Thomas House and get your hands dirty? Then join us! Earn community service hours too. See nature at its best in urban environment. Tours are also given to educate you about the importance and history of this site. Come be a part of this ongoing adventure.
Event: Miami Eats
Event Date: 04/19/14 10:00AM
Contact #: 305-646-4200
Location: 3280 South Miami Avenue
Description: Explore where sustainable and healthy meets delicious at this mouth-watering food festival. Learn how to build your own urban garden with our hydroponics demonstrations, and all about locally grown food with samples from Miami's farmer's market, plus much more! Admission: $10-$15
Event: Speaking Sustainably Lecture
Event Date: 04/23/14 07:00PM
Contact #: 305-235-1668
Location: 16701 SW 72 Avenue
Description: Many of the social, political, and environmental norms we currently take for granted sprung from the pages of novels. Dr. Michael Gillespie will discuss the impact of literature on the cultural subconscious and how we think about our environment and place in the world.
Event: Baynanza Biscayne Bay Cleanup Day
Event Date: 04/26/14 09:00AM
Contact #: 305-372-6784
Location: Various sites
Description: The Biscayne Bay Cleanup Day is the highlight of Baynanza. Join thousands of volunteers like you and help us remove tons of trash from the shorelines and nearby islands of Biscayne Bay. And just for fun, take part in your own scavenger hunt at any of our Cleanup Sites. Who knows, you might find the most unique trash item or a hidden treasure! Save paper and time! Register at www.miamidade.gov/environment.
Event: Matheson Hammock Park Bird Walk
Event Date: 04/27/14 07:30AM
Contact #: 305-667-7337
Location: 4000 Crandon Blvd.
Description: John Boyd leads. Meet at the picnic area parking area at the park's north entrance.
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