Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day!

Published on April 17, 2020

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020, marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, which played a big part in launching the modern environmental movement in the United States.  

Instead of the City’s usual Earth and Arbor Day celebrations in local City of Miami parks, this year we’re sharing some great at-home opportunities to reflect on our impact on the environment and learn how to take action. These are being offered by the City’s nonprofit, university and municipal partners. 

We hope you will join us and spend next week getting inspired to live, work, play and move in ways that improve our quality of life and our relationship with nature.  

Happy Earth Day, Miami!

Earth Week Challenge

Earth Week Challenge is a series of daily activities that you can participate in at home from April 20 - 26. Learn more, and share & follow along on social media with the hashtag #EarthWeekChallenge2020.

Hopefully by the end of the challenge, we will develop behaviors and mindsets that will last forever.

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Sustainachella - City of Miami Beach

The City of Miami Beach is hosting Sustainachella, a series of virtual community workshops focusing on environmental stewardship and sustainable living habits. Join these workshops on:

  • April 16, 2020 
  • April 22, 2020
  • April 27, 2020 
  • April 30, 2020
  • May 5, 2020 

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FIU's Earth Month Composting Webinar

Join FIU’s Institute of Environment on Zoom for an Earth Month Composting Webinar on Tuesday, April 28 at 1:00 PM! You will learn how to turn your food scraps into healthy soils at home!
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CLEO Institute's Climate1010 Webinars  

Join the CLEO Institute’s Climate101 webinars in recognition of Earth Day on April 20, 21, & 22. The presentation will cover the science, impacts, and solutions to the climate crisis. There will also be time for Q&A.

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Dream In Green 

Dream in Green provides distance learning resources for teachers and students to be more engaged when learning at home. 

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Earth Day Network's Virtual Earth Day

Tune in to Earth Day Network’s virtual Earth Day on April 22, 2020 for lessons, activities, and ideas for students and people of all ages to engage in the environmental movement through science, art, and civic action.

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Grove ReLeaf

Participate in the FIU Institute of Environment’s Grove ReLeaf project to learn about plant identification and gain inventory, tree-mapping and monitoring skills.FIU Institute of Water and Environment Logo

Frost Science's Series of Virtual Presentations

Attend Frost Science’s series of virtual presentations featuring museum experts and scientists speaking on a variety of topics every Wednesday at 2 PM on Facebook!

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UM's Virtual Earth Week 

Join UM’s virtual Earth Week on Zoom to learn about climate change, Covid-19, and the future of our planet!

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Miami Waterkeeper

Join Miami Waterkeeper's Earth Day webinars to learn about what the organization is doing to protect our water quality, reefs and marine ecosystems! 

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Ocean Conservancy

Participate in Ocean Conservancy's Earth Day activities including live interviews, storytelling and much more! 


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