September 2020 Monthly Newsletter

A Message from our Waterkeeper

Digital Events 

  • Miami Waterkeeper is turning 10! This year to commemorate our 10th Anniversary, we are debuting a three-part Docu-Series, Waves of Change, which shares Miami’s water story through the lens of the past, present, and future.

  • We are excited to announce our new Ripple sponsorship level for Waves of Change in order to recognize the incredible grassroots supporters of Miami Waterkeeper! A small ripple can have a lasting effect and we hope you’ll join us for this special digital event.

Advocacy Updates

  • Biscayne Bay experienced a catastrophic fish kill event followed by an algae bloom last month. Read the full story and how we catalyzed rapid response here.

  • More than 40 partners and scientists sign-on to Miami Waterkeeper’s Consensus Statement regarding the fish kill. We have unified voices, it is now time for unified action to protect Biscayne Bay. Read the full statement here.

  • Miami Waterkeeper and co-plaintiffs sued this week to protect Nassau Grouper habitat: coral reefs. Read more about the lawsuit here.

In the News

  • Did you miss the Local 10 special on the efforts to save Biscayne Bay featuring Miami Waterkeeper? You can view the coverage here.

  • We’ve known for years that Biscayne Bay has been approaching a tipping point for pollution. Read more about the decades of warning signs here.

Community Programs

  • We need your eyes on the water! Since August, 20 pollution reports have been submitted to Miami Waterkeeper, allowing us to respond quickly to oil spills, illegal dumping, harmful sedimentation, injured animals, and more. Sign up today to take a free online training and join our 1,000 Eyes on the Water team! Learn more here.

  • Needing some Back to School inspiration? Check out our virtual learning materials and lesson plans here.

See you online soon!


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