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MUVE and Tourism Cares

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Ransom Everglades Senior High Gets MUVE-ing!

It’s that time of year for high school seniors. Final exams. Prom. Planning for college. Saving your environment. The last one may not be on everyone’s list, but thankfully, it is on the list of many students at Ransom Everglades … Continue reading

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FedEx and the Museum: Helping to Restore Subtropical Forests in South Florida

The following is a blog written by Fernando Bretos, Museum Curator of Ecology and Field Conservation, that was featured on the FedEx National Community Involvement blog. With its warm sunshine, cool ocean breezes and tropical setting, South Florida is truly … Continue reading

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Get MUVE-ing!

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South Florida Green Team Adopts and Plants Tree Seedlings to Restore Coastlines in Biscayne Bay

Guest blogger Krista Van Tassel, Business Initiatives Manager for Wells Fargo & Company, discusses the local Wells Fargo Green Team’s environmental efforts with the Museum’s MUVE (Museum Volunteers for the Environment) project: Wells Fargo Green Teams focus on both community … Continue reading

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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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New Meaning to Coastal Clean-up Day

This past Saturday, almost 100 Miami-Dade College students, and Miami families volunteered at Virginia Key North Point to wipe the coast clean of non-native plant species. The day started with granola bars, fruit, Gatorade and a 9:00am meeting time to … Continue reading

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Mangrove Mock-Up Exhibit for the New Museum

This past weekend Museum members, Wells Fargo employees, their families, and other community members visited the Miami Science Museum to test out some of the prototype exhibits planned for the “Living Core” aquarium in our new Museum. The 3-story “Living … Continue reading

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