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Whole Foods 5% day to benefit the P3 Eco-Challenge

5% day at whole Foods raises $11,712.26 for sustainability in Broward Schools The P3 Eco-Challenge acknowledges and rewards schools and teachers for advancing environmentally sustainable measures and education through green initiatives within their schools and communities.  Earth Day was Friday April 22, 2016.

Turtle hatchlings

Sea Turtles are Coming to Nest  March 1st marks the beginning of sea turtle nesting season and Lighting Ordinance will take effect in Broward County’s coastal areas on this date. Florida supports approximately 70% of all sea turtle nesting in the nation, and Broward County accounts for approximately 3% of Florida’s nesting activity. Locally, three species – Loggerhead, Leatherback and Green turtles – start their lives from South Florida’s beaches. All of these species are considered threatened or endangered, meaning they need our help and protection for their future survival. You can help by keeping the beach dark. Read more about your municipalities Coastal Lighting Ordinance.

Celebrate Earth Day
Celebrate Earth Day
Broward County celebrates Earth Day 2016 all month! Sustainability is our way of life making Broward County a great place to live, work, and play - only greener! This month, tis’ the season to help the planet - Offset your event through Plan It Green. Request a presentation for your group to learn more. Participate in an #EarthMonth event. "Keep It Wild" and plant a tree, butterfly garden, or just #GetOutside.
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