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For Immediate Release:
November 30, 2011

Media Contact:
Cathy Guerra
ferrec@miamidade.gov
305-235-1668



Eco-Action Days at Arch Creek Park and Greynolds Park


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
Connect with nature and help in restoring the natural areas at the volunteer Eco-Action Days on Saturday, December 10th at Arch Creek Park and on Saturday, December 17th at Greynolds Park. Projects include removing weeds or invasive exotic vegetation, planting, mulching, and picking up garbage. Bring your work gloves and small hand tools. Wear closed-toed shoes. Sunscreen, long shirts/pants, water, hats, sunglasses are highly recommended.

ECO-ACTION DAY @ ARCH CREEK PARK
Date:
December 10, 2011
Time: 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Rated: Easy - Moderate
Fee: FREE
Reservations are required. Call (305) 944-6111 for more information. Projects and work locations subject to change. Recommended for all ages!
Meet at the Arch Creek Museum & Nature Center, 1855 NE 135 Street, North Miami.

ECO-ACTION DAY @ GREYNOLDS PARK
Date:
December 17, 2011
Time: 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Rated: Easy - Moderate
Fee: FREE
Reservations are required. Call (305) 948-2891 for more information. Projects and work locations subject to change. Recommended for all ages!
Meet at the Greynolds Park - Boathouse, 17530 West Dixie Highway, North Miami Beach


About the Miami-Dade Parks:
Nationally accredited, a three-time winner of the National Gold Medal Award, 2009 Florida Governor's Sterling Award winner for excellence in management and operations, MDPR is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 263 parks and more than 12,848 acres of land.  It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world.  Made up of more than just playgrounds and athletic fields, it also comprises out-of-school, sports-development, and summer-camp programs; programs for seniors and people with disabilities; educational nature centers and nature preserves; environmental restoration efforts; arts and culture programs and events; the renowned Zoo Miami and the Deering Estate at Cutler; the Crandon Tennis Center, home of the Sony Ericsson Open; golf courses; beaches; marinas; campgrounds; pools; and more. For information about MDPR the public can call 3-1-1 or visit Miami-Dade Parks.


 

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