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May 2020

Captivating Coral Reefs

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a virtual Sustainachella! Register today: Sustainachella In partnership with the Nature Conservancy FL and the Nature Conservancy HW, and the County of Maui this workshop will focus on the benefits and beauty of coral reefs.   Guest speakers: Chris Bergh, the Nature Conservancy FL Caitlin Lustic, the Nature Conservancy FL Emily J. Fielding, the Nature Conservancy HW Chana Makale'a Dudoit Ane, County of Maui, Environmental Coordinator

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Virtual Sustainachella | Composting Scraps to Treasures

May 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a virtual Sustainachella! Register today: Sustainachella In collaboration with the Miami Beach Botanical Garden, City of Hallandale Beach, City of Nashville, and City of West Palm Beach, this workshop will focus on the basics of composting and the fascinating benefits.         Guest speakers: Sanna O’Sulliva, Miami Beach Botanical Garden, Head Gardener Alyssa Jones Wood, City of Hallandale Beach, Green Initiative Coordinator Jennifer Westerholm, City of Nashville, Sustainability and Outreach Manager Elaine Christian, City of West Palm Beach, Sustainability Program Coordinator

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Sustainability Committee Meeting

May 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 22, 2020

City Manager’s Small Conference Room, 1700 Convention Center Drive - 4th Floor
Miami Beach, Florida 33139

The role of the Miami Beach Sustainability Committee is to identify and promote policies and practices within the City to help achieve a sustainable environment. We encourage environmental awareness among our residents, employees, and business partners to help accomplish our goal of keeping Miami Beach green.   Location: City Manager's Small Conference Room 1700 Convention Center Drive 4th Floor Miami Beach, FL 33139   Please visit www.mbrisingabove.com/committee for confirmation on upcoming meetings.  

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Virtual Sustainachella | Coastal Resilience

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a virtual Sustainachella! Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12PM-1PM Register today: Sustainachella In collaboration with the Nature Conservancy FL this workshop will focus on the role of green infrastructure for coastal resilience.     Guest speakers: Rod Braun, The Nature Conservancy Florida, Manager, Climate & Coastal Resilience Program

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Housing Community Services

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In collaboration with HOPE, Inc., and the Office of Housing & Community Development, this workshop will focus on fair housing and community services. Housing Community Services May 29, 2020 | 12PM Zoom Based Webinar Guest Speakers Rob Collins, Esq., Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence (HOPE), Inc., Education & Outreach Coordinator, Marcela Rubio, HOME/SHIP, Program Coordinator Virginia Gary, All Stars Program, Senior Program Coordinator Gabriela Mañon, Parent-Child Program, Senior Program Coordinator Jessica Marcia, Success University, Program Coordinator Daniela Tamayo, Office of Housing and Community Services, Program Supervisor…

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June 2020

Sustainachella – Recycling 101

June 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In partnership with Waste Management and the City of Coral Gables, learn about the recycling industry and the do's & don'ts of recycling. REGISTER HERE Recycling 101 June 9, 2020 | 4PM Zoom Based Webinar Guest Speakers Shiraz Kashar, Waste Management Matthew Anderson, City of Coral Gables Elaine Christian, City of West Palm Beach

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Sustainachella – Hurricane Prep

June 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us during this hurricane preparation workshop designed to help residents and neighborhoods prepare for hurricane season. The city will offer resources to help residents prepare for before and during an impending storm. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions about storm safety and preparedness.  REGISTER HERE Hurricane Prep June 11, 2020 | 4PM Zoom Based Webinar Guest Speakers Shari Lipner, City of Miami Beach Valines Irene, City of Miami Beach Kevin Peters, Leon County Maria Rometo, Sarasota County…

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Sustainachella – Turtle Talks

June 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sea turtle season is here! Learn about the biology of our marine friends and how you can help protect them! REGISTER HERE Turtle Talks June 16, 2020 | 4PM Zoom Based Webinar Guest Speakers Dr. Daniel Evans, PhD., Sea Turtle Conservancy Irene K. Kelly, NOAA Yanira Pineda, City of Miami Beach

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Sustainability Committee Meeting

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 22, 2020

City Manager’s Small Conference Room, 1700 Convention Center Drive - 4th Floor
Miami Beach, Florida 33139

The role of the Miami Beach Sustainability Committee is to identify and promote policies and practices within the City to help achieve a sustainable environment. We encourage environmental awareness among our residents, employees, and business partners to help accomplish our goal of keeping Miami Beach green.   Location: City Manager's Small Conference Room 1700 Convention Center Drive 4th Floor Miami Beach, FL 33139   Please visit www.mbrisingabove.com/committee for confirmation on upcoming meetings.  

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Sustainachella – Turnip for Urban Farming

June 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Urban farming is the practice of growing food or having a farm in an urban setting. These farms help promote sustainability, the importance of proper nutrition, and teaches the practice of growing your own food. REGISTER HERE Turnip for Urban Farming June 25, 2020 | 4PM Zoom Based Webinar Guest Speakers Chris French, French Farms Tamara Sherril, Maui Nui Botanical Gardens Makale'a , County of Maui Tobias Fox, Science and Sustainability Inc. Anna Delaney, Āina Hoʻokupu O Kīlauea’s (AHK’s) Niki Kunioka-Volz,…

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