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1,100 Mangroves on the Wall

What takes 1,100 plastic cups, 20 people, 2,200 mangrove seedlings, 5 hours, 2 ladders, and 4 trays of refreshments? Updating the Museum’s Mangrove Wall! Anyone who has come to the Museum in the last several years has seen the immense … Continue reading

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Mangroves, Mud, and Head Start for Nature

MuVE (Museum Volunteers for the Environment), the Miami Science Museum’s volunteer restoration project, is restoring our city’s native coastal habitats. The Project is engaging Miami residents to create an environmentally active community and a deep appreciation for our unique coastal … Continue reading

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Eco-Ambassadors Unite!

On Saturday, December 8th, 60 Upward Bound Eco-Ambassadors joined a group of volunteers from Miami-Dade College in replanting almost 1,000 mangrove propagules at R. Hardy Matheson Preserve. The Preserve is undergoing a major management effort by Miami-Dade County to remove … Continue reading

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Taking Nature Back with Eco-Art

In recent times, it seems more and more difficult for humans to avoid negatively impacting nature. But that does not mean that we can’t make a positive impact. The Museum’s eco-art Reclamation Project works to help restore our coastal environments. … Continue reading

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All About Mangroves

This year in Digital WAVE, students are learning all about climate change and how it is related to south Florida environments – specifically mangroves. During class time they are using the same technology and software that scientists, animators, and designers … Continue reading

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