Village Environmental News

Earth Week Celebration 2015

Earth Day is so big in Palmetto Bay it takes a full week to celebrate. Villagers of all ages are invited to take part in a wide range of entirely green activities, all free to the public, April 19-26. See more.

 

Environmental Education at Thalatta

The 2015 Educational Workshop Series continues at Thalatta, presented by The Institute for Regional Conservationism. Program focuses on our community and the environment, through May 18.

 

Responsible Gardening Series

Learn about compost, ladybugs, mangos and so much more during the 2015 Responsible Gardening Workshop series at Thalatta Estate. Presented by Master Gardener Terri Stephen, in partnership with UF/Miami-Dade County Extension. See photos.

 

Mangrove Kayak Adventure

The free, monthly Mangrove Kayak Adventure program at Thalatta Estate is making such a big splash in 2015, it is "sold out" most months in advance. Please contact Parks Admin for info -- and see photos.

 

Everything "Green" in Village Video

Check out this Earth Week video to see how Palmetto Bay recognizes Earth Day in a big way, with a full week of events each year -- leaving our Villagers "greening" from cheek to cheek.


$100k in Taxpayer Savings

Since Mayor Flinn introduced paperless production of e-Currents in 2008, the Village continues to reduce the environmental impact and the cost to taxpayers of print newsletter production -- a total of $100,000 to date.

YGrene Offers PACE Financing

Commercial property owners in Palmetto Bay are obtaining financing to make big improvements in their properties that lower utility bills, reduce repair costs, and increase property value. Read more.