Miami bans the use of glyphosate in a step to improve water quality

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Miami Bans Glyphosate, the Infamous Monsanto Herbicide Polluting the City's Lakes

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PortMiami dredging hinges on Army Engineers test simulation

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The City of Miami Just Banned Glyphosate

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Un-bill-ieveable Boat Patrol Rescue! Ransom Everglades Students Help Injured Pelican


On Sunday, March 3, 2019, Miami Waterkeeper and Ransom Everglades School conducted a monthly Boat Patrol. The patrol traveled up the Gables Waterway while our Miami Waterkeeper, Rachel Silverstein, discussed the importance of living shorelines with students. Living shorelines provide important wildlife habitat and also build our waterfront's resilience to storm surge and sea level rise. Students practiced identifying different types of shorelines, including seawalls, rip rap, rock, and mangroves. Our diligent students also kept a keen eye out for marine debris on the water, being sure to pick up balloons from mangrove roots, as well as balls and bottles drifting with the current.  

Miami Waterkeeper and Facebook Join Forces!

We were so honored join Facebook for the launch party of their gorgeous new office – overlooking Biscayne Bay!  Thank you for highlighting our mission to ensure access to swimmable, fishable, and drinkable water.

Miami Bans Controversial Herbicides That Are Killing Biscayne Bay

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A Warm Welcome to Carla Lovinsky!

Join Miami Waterkeeper in welcoming our new office manager, Carla Lovinsky! Carla joined our team in November 2018, and we’re very excited to be working with her!

City of Miami Will No Longer Use Round Up!

This morning, February 28th, the Miami Waterkeeper team provided comments at City Hall in support of a City of Miami resolution that would ban the use of herbicides containing the ingredient glyphosate. In the last year, the City of Miami used almost 5,000 gallons of herbicide containing glyphosate on city property. To address this problem, Commissioner Ken Russell sponsored a resolution that would make it City policy to use more environmentally friendly alternatives. 

FPL’s troubled cooling canals are about to get a new permit. Some say that’s a problem.

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