Greetings from Miami Waterkeeper! We’re so excited to bring you a list of upcoming events for the month of September. Be sure to join us for some of these great opportunities for service, education, and fun activities for your whole family!
Short on time? View all of our events on our event page here or click the image above! Our page is always up to date!
- Join us for an exclusive evening of art, conservation, & refreshments with artist, Xavier Cortada!
Join Xavier Cortada & Miami Waterkeeper's Executive Director, Rachel Silverstein, Ph.D. for a limited-opportunity exhibit viewing and conservation chat on Florida’s endangered wildlife and their connection to the health of our waterways and marine ecosystems. Special guest State Senator Jose Javier Rodriguez will follow. Meet the artist and enjoy refreshments courtesy of Whole Foods Pinecrest.
*$20 suggested donation* Please visit our event page to RSVP.
- Be a Water Detective on Science Saturday with Science Barge @ Frost Science
Date: Saturday, September 9, 2017 - Time: 2-4pm - Location: Miami Science Barge—1075 Biscayne Blvd Miami, FL 33132
Come out for this season's inaugural Science Saturday with Frost Science! Miami Waterkeeper will be giving a chat about clean water, sea level rise readiness, and ecosystem protection, as well as how you can get involved with our efforts in these issue areas. There will be fun and educational, hands-on, activities for all ages--including water quality testing! Science Saturday is free and open to the public. RSVP with Frost Science HERE.
- Join Miami Waterkeeper’s team for International Coastal Clean-up!
Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017 - Time: 9-11am - Location: Windsurfer Beach, North Key Biscayne-Rickenbacker Causeway, North Side, Virginia Key, FL 33149
Ocean trash is a serious pollution problem that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. Join the world's largest volunteer effort for our ocean during the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup! To join Miami Waterkeeper's team today, please RSVP HERE
VolunteerCleanup.org organizes the Miami-Dade effort with 45+ cleanup events across the county--each one led by different community organizations, local businesses, and partners.
- We’re screening the Netflix documentary, Chasing Coral - don’t miss out on this free event! View the trailer here
Join us on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at NSU’S Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography and witness the tale of beauty, hope, and adventure that the New York Times calls an “emotional race against time”. Reserve seats HERE
- Mark your Calendars: Bay Day! Miami Waterkeeper’s signature annual community event!
Fun for the whole family, Bay Day will offer food and drinks, music, games, educational experiences, and a range of water-related activities such as kayaking, sailing, and pontoon boat rides to Shake-a-Leg's private eco-island. We look forward to rallying Miami's community around clean waterways and beautiful beaches!
For sponsorship information, event details, and advanced ticket purchases, please visit our web page HERE For more information on the SPLASH Event Series, presented nationally by Toyota, please visit www.splashseries.org
We hope we’ll see you this month!
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Miami Waterkeeper’s mission is to defend, protect, and preserve South Florida’s watershed through citizen engagement and community action rooted in sound science and research. We work to ensure swimmable, drinkable, fishable water for all. Through our efforts, we hope to maintain a clean and vibrant South Florida watershed and coastal culture for generations to come.