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Environmentally Endangered Lands Program Volunteer Workdays

 Volunteer to make Miami-Dade greener!

Kids volunteering in the EEL Program. Two volunteers participating in the EEL Program.

Woman picking up weeds People cleaning up weeds

You can get involved by participating in one of the workdays organized by the Environmentally Endangered Lands (EEL) Program and helping to 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. 

Workdays take place from 9 a.m. – noon. View the complete 2019-2020 EEL Volunteer Season calendar.

Environmentally Endangered Lands

Upcoming 2019 schedule:

Dec. 7
Hattie Bauer Hammock Preserve

26715 SW 157 Avenue
(Invasive vine removal)

Upcoming 2020 schedule:
 
Jan. 11
County Line Scrub Preserve
NE 215 Street (east of San Simeon Way)
(Bracken removal) 
 
Feb. 1
Pine Shore Pineland Reserve
11151 SW 128 Street
(Invasive plant removal) 
 
March 7 
Florida City Pineland Preserve 
Palm Drive and SW 8 Avenue
(Cleanup) 
 
April 18
Baynanza Biscayne Bay Cleanup Day 
Various sites. View Baynanza page for more information.
(Cleanup)

 

For more information, email or call 305-372-6611.

Volunteer Guidelines

  • Registration starts 15 minutes before workday begins.
  • Closed-toe shoes are required and long sleeve shirts and long pants are highly recommended.
  • Be prepared to work outside. Drink plenty of fluids during the day.
  • A hat, sunblock and insect repellent are recommended.
  • Listen to the orientation given at the beginning of the workday. Pay attention to instructions and warnings (such as how to avoid poison ivy and poison wood).
  • Please do not bring pets along on workdays.
  • Inform staff about concerns, unusual findings, strange debris or occurrences.
  • Children 15 or under must be accompanied by an adult.

EEL Program videos

  • Watch the video project from Florida International University student Gabriela Vargas. It was filmed during the EEL Workday at Black Creek on April 12, 2014.
  • Check out a news feature on Univision 23 about EEL's workdays.

Watch the Green Scene videos on the Endangered Lands Program

 

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