Tag Archives: MuVE

Restoring Coastal Habitats: Measuring Success

MUVE, Miami Science Museum’s volunteer based coastal habitat restoration project has been in the business of bringing back South Florida’s increasingly fragmented native habitats since 2007. To date, over 5,000 local volunteers have restored over 15 acres of mangrove wetlands … Continue reading

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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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Student Blog: Gandhi Day 2013 – MUVE Style

On Saturday, October 12, 2013, students from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL participated in Gandhi Day, an annual service day at the university.  This year, some students and I helped MUVE, Museum Volunteers for the Environment, with … 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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All the Reasons Why the South Florida Environment Helps Us

Fernando Bretos, Miami Science Museum’s Curator of Ecology and Field Conservation, is also a Kinship Conservation Fellow. Kinship Fellows is an innovative conservation leadership program that emphasizes market-based solutions to environmental problems, and each year, only 18 fellows from around … Continue reading

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FedEx Helps the Museum Restore Oleta River State Park

Florida’s coastal environments are vital for many plant and animal species – including humans. The Museum’s volunteer restoration project, MuVE (Museum Volunteers for the Environment) works to not only restore our coastal environments, but also to empower Miami’s residents to … Continue reading

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