Protecting Biscayne Bay Series Schedule: New Year, / Renewed Environmental Focus

Greetings Everyone,

Each new year begins with a look at the past year and resolutions for most. We came face to face with so many critical issues in 2020, and we know changes are needed. Some will be easy, only needing a modicum of determination to adopt good practices.

Determination and the right information!

In 2021, we will continue with the Protecting Biscayne Bay Series. The schedule below will be updated as new virtual presentations and events are added as well as links to view past presentations and pdf’s in this series.

Nov. 14, 2020 “Protecting Biscayne Bay: Buffer Zone Plants & Plantings.”

Dec. 5, 2020 “Green Lawn/Green Sea Grass: We Can Have Both.”

Jan. 23, 2021 “Redesigning Your Landscape: A Guide to Transforming Your Yard Into a Florida-Friendly Landscape.” Register at:

Feb. 27, 2021 “Creating Rain Gardens, Bioswales and Ponds: Soak up the Rain in your Garden” Register at:

Mar. 20, 2021 “Alternatives to Hard Surfaces: Soak up the Rain & Prevent Stormwater Runoff.” Register at:

We hope you will join us for this series and we look forward to working together to protect our water resources starting with your Florida-Friendly landscape.

Stay in Touch, A Sea Change is upon us.

sea change: “a profound or notable transformation. transformation · change · alteration · modification · variation · conversion · revision · amendment · metamorphosis · transfiguration · evolution · mutation · remodeling · reshaping · remolding · redoing · reconstruction · rebuilding · recasting · reorganization”

The Florida Yards & Neighborhoods Program/Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program in Miami Dade County is funded through the Miami-Dade Water & Sewer Department (MDWSD), The Department of Environmental Resources Management (DERM), and The Miami-Dade Solid Waste Management Department (MDSWMD). We would like to thank these agencies for taking such great interest in this tremendously beneficial program for our community.

Please visit our website for additional information.



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Posted: January 6, 2021

Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Water Conservation, Water Quality

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