June 2020 Monthly Newsletter

A Message from our Waterkeeper

We also want to share our official Statement on Equity. Click here to read our pledge.

We’ve got new merchandise!

  • Check out these Miami Waterkeeper Coolmax Bandanas --perfect for use as a mask! We’re also recognizing essential workers with complimentary masks. Click here to learn more!

Digital Events


  • Miami Waterkeeper is featured in PBS's Visionaries series. Join our Waterkeeper, Dr. Rachel Silverstein, for a virtual Q&A on June 23 at 7:30 pm. Register here!

Advocacy Updates

  • Take a break from the fertilizer this Summer - avoid fertilizing your lawn during the rainy summer months to protect water quality! Read more about how fertilizers contribute to nutrient pollution in our waterways here.

  • The Army Corps is proposing a $4.6 billion plan to address storm surge and flooding in Miami. Under this plan, 13-foot high floodwalls could line part of Miami’s waterfront. We need your voice! Click here to learn more.

In the News 

  • Did you know more than 50% of Miami Dade’s 105k residential septic tanks are periodically compromised? That is, they aren’t working. Read more here.

  • Miami Waterkeeper unveils a 70+ year-old article that predicted failing septic systems in South Florida. Read more here.

  • Dr. Rachel Silverstein, was featured in a research expedition video highlighting disease and climate change impacts to coral reefs. See it here.

  • Turkey Point's Clean Water Act permit is being challenged. Read more here.

Community Programs


See you online soon!


P.S. I just joined Instagram! Follow me for a behind-the-scenes look at the work of your Waterkeeper: @miamiwaterkeeper_rachel 


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