Village Environmental News

Village Earth Week, April 21-26

We invite you to participate in any -- or all -- activities planned this year in our Village-wide Earth Week Celebration. Enjoy Lady Bug Releases, a Bike-B-Q, Free-Trees, Movie Night, and Kayak Tours.


2014 Mayor's Challenge Launches

Wyland Foundation's water-reduction campaign moves into the final week of this month-long national competition. Mayor Stanczyk offers details on the 2014 completion to reduce our "water footprint” -- and win great prizes Read more.


Tap into Environmental News

“Turtle Trouble” and a new phenomenon called “Narco-Deforestation" are just two of the current top news items on the Village's Environmental News Network.

Everything "Green" in New Video

Check out this Earth Week video to see how our small Village recognizes Earth Day in a big way, with a full week of events each year. Our annual celebration leaves Villagers "greening" from cheek to cheek.

Stormwater Management Webpages

Click here for Palmetto Bay's extensive resource section of the Village website on how to protect our stormwater system and the environment. There's also a Kids Corner and a handy FAQ section.

Municipal Complex Ranks #1

Palmetto Bay's Village Hall Complex received the elite Platinum-LEED Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. Read more -- and join us for an overview of this magnificent facility by viewing this Video Showcase feature.

3rd Place Finish in 2013 Wyland Competition

Ranks Palmetto Bay took 3rd place in the 2013 Wyland Foundation national water reduction competition. Mayor Stanczyk thanks residents for reaffirming our commitment to reducing the Village's "water footprint.” Read more.