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FEATURED PROGRAM: 1000 Eyes on the Water

Are you passionate about protecting Miami's waterways? Join us in our mission to safeguard these invaluable resources through our "1,000 Eyes on the Water" program. PROGRAM OVERVIEW Have you ever seen something on or near the water that didn't quite look right? Perhaps you wanted to report a potential pollution incident but weren't sure how to describe it, whom to contact, or if it warranted a report. We understand that identifying common pollution issues in South Florida and knowing how to respond can be challenging. That's where our "1,000 Eyes on the Water" program comes in. Our program empowers you to become a champion for your local waterways by providing you with the skills to observe, document, and report pollution incidents that you may come across during your daily activities. Join the 1,000+ community members who are trained and prepared to report pollution!   Report a Pollution Incident Take the Virtual Training Attend an in-person training What we'll train you to look out for We'll equip you to recognize and respond to a variety of environmental concerns, including: Marine Debris Oil Slicks Sewage Leaks Algal Blooms Sediment Plume Fish Kills Download a Printable Wallet Card Participating in the "1,000 Eyes on the Water" training isn't just informative; it's also a fun and rewarding experience. By taking part, you'll increase your ability to help protect South Florida's waterways from pollution. Together, we can ensure that our waters remain swimmable, drinkable, and fishable for all. Don't let pollution go unnoticed—join Miami Waterkeeper in safeguarding our precious aquatic ecosystems. You can take the training online by clicking here: Take the 1000 Eyes on the Water Virtual Training If you are interested in hosting a virtual or in-person training, contact us at [email protected]. PROGRAM SPONSORS 1,000 Eyes on the Water is made possible by the generous support of:

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UPCOMING EVENT: Juneteenth Day of Service: The Green Haven Project Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Miami Waterkeeper is proud to collaborate with the Mino Learning Lab for the second year in a row and join their 4th Annual Juneteenth Day of Service Event. We will be joining Mino Learning Lab and other partners to assist with the community garden at The Green Haven Project.  RSVP HERE The Mino Learning Lab, a non-profit (501)c3 organization, supports spaces for educators to learn, grow, and disrupt inequitable systems together through community engagement and education. The Mino Learning Lab is raising money in an effort to provide high quality educational resources and professional development to educators and youth serving organizations in Miami’s priority areas. Every dollar helps them continue their mission of providing excellent curriculum support and resources to educators and youth serving organizations in Miami's priority neighborhoods. We are inviting educators, community members, students and their families to join us as we celebrate Black liberation through education and service. Every volunteer that signs up and attends (MUST SIGN-IN) our Day of Service will receive a complimentary ticket from our partner, SuperBlue Miami! Volunteer Day Main Tasks: Assist in the community garden at The Green Haven Project to help provide food for the Overtown community and create a sustainable ecosystem.   This volunteer event may require heavy lifting and bending over, hence teenagers and older groups are recommended. If younger age groups participate, they should be monitored at all times by the designated guardian, parents, etc. *Community Service hours also provided*  Important Volunteer Information: Please be on time, registration begins 30 minutes before the volunteer workday starts. Please arrive at 9am! Please Bring: Refillable water bottle. Stay hydrated and be prepared to work outside. Closed-toe shoes are required and long-sleeved shirts are and long pants are recommended  A hat, sunblock, and insect repellent (recommended). Gloves you feel comfortable wearing (otherwise Miami Waterkeeper will provide gloves). The event is weather dependent and the event will be canceled with at least 24 hours notice if inclement weather is anticipated. RSVP HERE    

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FEATURED CAMPAIGN: Protect Florida's Reefs

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