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JacksVolunteers from UPS will take part in a volunteer tree-planting project on March 8, from 9 a.m. – noon, at Highland Oaks Park, 20300 NE 24 Avenue in North Miami, FL.  Volunteers will plant 75 native trees as part of the long-term Upland Restoration Project at Highland Oaks Park.  

The project is made possible thanks to a $25,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE:UPS), to the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade.  UPS Americas Region President of Latin American Operations & Public Affairs Jose A. Acosta presented the check during the Community Image Advisory Board (CIAB) meeting to CIAB Chairman and Miami-Dade County District 9 Commissioner Dennis C. Moss and Miami-Dade Parks Director Jack Kardys.

water-convTen Florida mayors, representing communities from across the state, participated in a unique daylong educational opportunity in the Everglades on February 7.

The event was organized by the Florida League of Mayors, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissioner Ron Bergeron, Broward County Natural Resources Planning and Management Division, Broward County Parks and Recreation Division and South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD).

coastal-cleanupGrand Case, St. Martin, January 27 —Over 150 people of all ages arrived on Pinel Island on Saturday for a special day of fun and discovery at SnorkelFest 2014.

The free, public event was created for both residents and tourists by the Les Fruits de Mer Association, and is the first of four Wildlife Discovery Events the Association will host in 2014.

Grand Case, St. Martin, January 20, 2014 - Residents and visitors of all ages are invited to experience the magic of undersea life and the sport, art, and science of snorkeling this Saturday at SnorkelFest 2014. SnorkelFest is a free, public Wildlife Discovery Event created by Les Fruits de Mer, which will take place on January 25 from 11am to 3pm on Pinel Island.