Last Chance to Adopt-A-Tree This Year

Just a reminder that Sunday, September 14, from 9:00 to noon is the last Adopt-A-Tree day for the year. Sunday’s event takes place at Miami Dade College North Campus, located at 11380 NW 27 Avenue, Miami, FL 33167.

Top Twelve Reasons to Adopt-a-Tree from Miami-Dade County

Miami-Dade County, long known for its famous beaches and warm winters, is surprisingly lacking in any significant tree cover. A 2008 tree cover analysis by University of Florida and the county’s Environment Resources Management department showed that Miami-Dade’s urban areas averaged only 12% tree cover. By way of comparison, other urban areas in the country

Sand Wars – April 9 at the Miami Beach Cinematheque

The Environmental Coalition of Miami & the Beaches presents “Sand Wars”, a documentary by award-winning director Denis Delestrac, this coming Wednesday, April 9th, at the Miami Beach Cinematheque at 7:00 p.m. Synopsis from SandWars: “Most of us think of it as a complimentary ingredient of any beach vacation. Yet those seemingly insignificant grains of silica surround

You Are Invited to the Eco-Couture Recycled Fashion Show

Save the date:  March 27, 2014 beginning at 7:00p.m. at the Florida International University’s School of Architecture Courtyard, 11200 SW 8 ST, Miami, Florida 33174 Florida International University’s School of Architecture and the U.S. Green Building Council’s Miami-Dade Branch are proud to announce their first Eco-Couture Recycled Fashion Show! Designers will model their recycled outfits in

NBA Green Week 2013

This week, the National Basketball Association partners with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) for their fifth annual “NBA Green Week” to increase awareness and raise funds for protecting the environment. “The NBA’s commitment to reduce its ecological impact and to help educate basketball fans worldwide about the importance of environmental protection confirms why this

April is Water Conservation Month in Florida

According to the Miami-Dade County water conservation website,  “we use approximately 134 gallons of water per capita per day” in our county. In observance of Water Conservation Month, they ask for your pledge to reduce your water usage, and they are ready to help: It’s so simple and beneficial to take easy steps to save

Pick a Week, Any Week – US National Green Week 2013 February 4-8

National Green Week begins February 4, and the Green Education Foundation is ready to help K-12 teachers with ideas and activities for the classroom. National Green Week empowers students to be leaders of their own sustainability campaigns. Schools and groups are encouraged to take this opportunity to spend time with students discussing issues around sustainability