City of Miami Passes Fertilizer Ordinance

The Miami City Commission has approved an ordinance to limit the type, amount and location of fertilizer use within city limits. The ordinance aims to combat the negative secondary and cumulative effects of excess nutrients in Biscayne Bay and water bodies within the city, which are caused by fertilizer runoff. The proposed legislation is based

Changing Seas: Toxic Waters

You are invited to the premiere of Changing Seas: Toxic Waters, an original production by South Florida WPBT WXEL PBS. Hosted by the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science on April 22 at 5:30 p.m. at the Rosenstiel School Auditorium on Virginia Key.

Rain Barrel Workshop – Saturday, June 3

DESCRIPTION: Come learn how harvesting rainwater can help reduce pollution from stormwater runoff and provide a supply of free, non-chlorinated, pH-neutral water for your garden, prize orchids, potted plants, and much more! The workshop is free to attend and recycled plastic 60-gallon food-grade drums (rain barrels) are available for purchase at $40.00 each. You may

4earth: 4 days, 4 events, 4 earth with the Miami Seaquarium

For Earth Day 2017, the Miami Seaquarium has organized four days of ocean and environmental awareness. Each event will focus on different issues that impact our local ecosystems, presented in an entertaining and engaging program with hand-on activities. There is something for everyone with most of the events being family friendly and free! April 20, 6:00pm –

Science Saturday on the Miami Science Barge: Florida’s Watershed and Water Conservation Workshop

On Saturday, April 8 from 2 to 4 PM the Miami Science Barge will highlight Florida’s watersheds and wetlands, while focusing on ways to protect and conserve our freshwater supply. The workshop will be presented by the Miami-Dade Water Efficiency Manager, Patrick Martin. Program will include a talk by Patrick on water conservation and Florida’s

It’s Earth Day 2017 Miami

April 1: Science Saturday: Dolphins of Biscayne Bay Science Saturday on the Miami Science Barge in Museum Park is not just for Earth Day, but when better to bring the whole family downtown for an eco-adventure?  “The Miami Science Barge hosts researchers from NOAA Fisheries in the Marine Mammal Program who will discuss the resident pod of

EcoSystems Uses Leak Detection & Retrofits Lower Water Bills

Miami-based EcoSystems was featured on ABC Channel 10 News for their Earth Day broadcast. Brothers Richard and Lawrence Lamondin were interview by ABC reporter/anchor, Victor Oquendo,  on how they are able to save their clients “millions of gallons of water, while lowering water bills by thousands of dollars” Saving the environment and saving money usually don’t