May 2020 Monthly Newsletter

Times are changing! With South Florida moving forward with a tiered reopening, we want you to stay safe and informed as you get out on the water. Remember, always adhere to governmental guidance on social distancing and other COVID-19 safety measures.

A Message from our Waterkeeper


On The Lookout For The Next Group of Junior Ambassadors

  • Do you know a student entering 9-12 grade who is interested in environmental protection? Have them apply to Miami Waterkeeper’s Junior Ambassador Program!
  • This free program runs from September 2020 - June 2021, and applications are open! Students receive specialized training in leadership, public speaking, civic engagement, service-learning, and environmental science field techniques. It is a great way to earn community service hours and to help make a difference!
  • Find out more about the program and how to apply here! Open to any student in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.

Digital Resources

Advocacy Updates

In the News

  • Turkey Point Is About To Get A New Pollution Permit. Critics Say Not So Fast. Full story HERE.
  • Scientists find lower bacteria levels in water samples across Miami-Dade. Full story HERE.
  • Rising Seas, Sinking Infrastructure: Miami’s Climate Conundrum. Full story HERE
  • Miami’s water quality may have improved during coronavirus pandemic, preliminary research says. Read the full story HERE
  • Known to pollute water, leaky septic tanks can also pose problems for human health. Whether they can spread COVID-19 is uncertain. Read the full story HERE

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