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April 2017

Baynanza 2017

April 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Baynanza 2017, which is celebrating it's 35th year, will be held on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteer registration for the Biscayne Bay Cleanup Day is now open. Locations Pelican Harbor: 1285 NE 79 Street, Miami (Boat site) Morningside Park: 750 NE 55 Terrace, Miami (Boat site) Julia Tuttle Causeway: Eastbound lanes of Interstate 195 Oleta River State Park: 3400 NE 163 Street, North Miami Beach Haulover Beach Park: 10800 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach Surfside:…

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4earth Lionfish Derby at the Miami Seaquarium

April 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149 United States
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In celebration of Earth Day 2017, Miami Seaquarium would like to invite you to join us in learning about the invasive lionfish and spreading awareness on the effects it has on South Florida habitats. On April 22nd, Miami Seaquarium will be hosting a REEF sanctioned lionfish derby and a community picnic from 2pm-6pm. REEF sanctioned lionfish derbies are a great way to cull the local population of lionfish in South Florida. These fish are native to the South Pacific and…

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Premiere Screening of Changing Seas “The Future of Seafood”

April 25, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Miami – Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149 United States
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Please join the University of Miami Rosenstiel School and South Florida PBS for the premiere of the Changing Seas episode "The Future of Seafood" at the Rosenstiel School Auditorium on Tuesday April 25th at 5:30pm. Following the screening guests can participate in a Q&A with featured experts from the episode. Event is free and open to the public. Register at Eventbrite  

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Arbor Day City of Miami 2017 Volunteer Project

April 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Virginia Key Beach Park, 4020 Virginia Beach Drive
Key Biscayne, FL 33149 United States
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City of Miami in partnership with Citizens for A Better South Florida Please join City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and Commissioner Ken Russell in our Virginia Key Park and Nature Conservancy Restoration project. Volunteer check-in and breakfast bites start at 8:15 am Volunteers will receive: ∙ T-shirt and water bottle ∙ Breakfast and lunch provided ∙ Volunteer hours Volunteer will take part in: ∙ Ceremonial tree planting ∙ Habitat restoration *Volunteers will need to bring work gloves and supply…

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Science Saturday: Shark Research and Conservation

April 29, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Miami Science Barge at Museum Park Baywalk, 1075 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132 United States
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On Saturday, April 29 from 2 to 4 PM the Miami Science Barge will host the Shark Research and Conservation Lab from University of Miami RSMAS. Student researchers will discuss their Urban Sharks initiative, highlighting how sharks can live in an urban environment (all around the Barge and downtown), as well as debunking the scary mysteries of sharks and discussing their ecology and threats they face. Activities will be provided by SRC. All ages are welcome, and entry is by donation.…

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