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Let’s appreciate nature with Miami-Dade County Parks this Earth Day

If you are looking for ways to celebrate Earth Day this year, Miami-Dade County Parks has you covered! They have a full calendar of events planned throughout the entire month that involve a variety of activities and options to choose from. 

Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces is dedicated to the celebration of Florida’s beautiful parks, beaches, greenway and blueway trails, nature preserves that are always available for residents and visitors. This year they would like to extend special attention to the matter of conservation and preservation, so that future generations can also enjoy the great outdoors. 

"As Miami-Dade County residents, we can all take pride in our community's natural beauty and we should work together to ensure we preserve and protect it for generations to come," said Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava.

There will be plenty of stewardship options offered to get the community involved in these efforts. However there is something for everyone, from nature treks to campfire toasts, to clear kayaking, you are sure to have some fun!

Some of the ones you won’t want to miss are Zoo Miami’s Party for the Planet that will take place from April 17 until May 2. Additionally, Fruit and Spice Park is offering an amazing volunteer opportunity on Earth Day, April 22. 

Keep in mind that all participants will be expected to follow established Covid-19 safety guidelines, to ensure the health and safety of everyone. These include masks and appropriate social distancing. 

Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world focusing on the community’s health and fitness, and the conservation of outdoor spaces. It is the third-largest county system in the United States covering 278 parks and 13,769 acres of land. 

For a complete calendar of all Earth Month events and activities, click on this link and select the month of April. Keep up with Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces and follow their Instagram page. 

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