March 22nd is World Water Day. Founded in 1993 by the United Nations, this global observance highlights the need for the care and management of the world’s water resources. This year’s theme, “Urban Water Usage” highlights the ongoing challenges we face as urban populations continue to grow.
Check out http://wwd.surfrider.org
The Everglades is starved for it. Japanese disaster victims are desperate for it. While we tend to piss it away with mindless, wasteful habits.
Help spread water consciousness next Tuesday and always. Here are some ideas to implement & share: http://wwd.surfrider.org/take-action/
Can you imagine a world without fish?
Join Greepeace with support from Surfrider Miami this Sunday for an informative evening on overfishing:
How the oceans are being emptied of fish, why we should care, and what we can do about it.
WHAT: A screening of the insightful documentary “End of the Line
“, followed by a discussion of how your favorite supermarket could be contributing to ocean destruction.
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 20, 5 PM
- Surfrider Miami Vice Chair Tim Orrange in action on the dune
Surfrider Miami will kick off its 2011 dune restoration work later this month. We’re seeking volunteers to come out and get their garden therapy groove going while doing a really positive thing for our local beach environment. Progress thus far has been awesome Summary of progress slide and our good work will continue with your help.
When: Saturday, February 12th, 9:45 a – 1:00 p
Where: 85th Street & Oceanfront – North end of North Shore Open Space Park
What: Under the direction of trained biologist and Surfrider volunteer leaders, we will be removing non-native, invasive plants in order to let the naturally ocurring seed bank to sprout and to prepare for planting of native species this summer.
We’ll supply: gloves, healthy snacks, cold water, equipment, training and oversite of the work, waiver forms, community service credits.
Bring: solid pair of shoes, personal sun protection, bathing suit for post ocean dip, container for water (so we can avoid cups) :)