Volunteer Workdays at the Deering Estate
Participating in the Deering Estate at Cutler's Volunteer Workdays encourages individuals, companies, civic groups, and neighborhood associations to volunteer their time and resources to help maintain the beauty of this historical treasure. You may clean up the coastline and mangroves areas, our natural areas trails, fulfill community hours, or complete a scouting badge, just to name a few. Your volunteer efforts will bring smiles to many faces and our community will be a better place as a direct result of your efforts. Get involved and earn community service hours! Please pre-register by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 305-235-1668 ext. 261.
2012-2013 VOLUNTEER CALENDAR
Saturday, Sep 1, 2012
Saturday, Oct 6, 2012
Saturday, Nov 3, 2012
Saturday, Dec 1, 2012
Saturday, Jan 5, 2013
Saturday, Feb 2, 2013
Saturday, Mar 2, 2013
Saturday, April 20 "Baynanza" 9:00am-12 pm
Please, register at the Baynanza website: www.miamidade.gov/derm
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Saturday, Jun 1, 2013
Saturday, Jul 6, 2013
Saturday, Aug 3, 2013
Saturday, Sep 7, 2013
"Community Butterfly Garden" at the Deering Estate (Coming Soon)
Ongoing: Third Sunday of the month
10:00am to 12:00 pm
Volunteer gardeners are invited to get their hands dirty by assisting with landscape maintenance in our community butterfly garden, visitor center, and main grounds. Volunteers enjoy same-day complimentary admission to the Estate at the completion of their community service project. Please meet at the Visitor's Center 15 minutes before the start of the program. Children ages 9 and up are welcome. Children ages 14 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Closed toe shoes are required.
Please contact Jessica Fiallo, (305) 235-1668, ext. 261, for more information.
Baynanza - Biscayne Bay Clean-up Day
Annually third Saturday in April
For more information, please contact the Department of Environmental Resources Management (DERM)
Bayanaza is more than a community event; it is now a tradition that has transcended two generations throughout its 28-year history. Be a part of his monumental effort next April when we will be celebrating the 29th anniversary of the Biscayne Bay Cleanup Day. Check back with us early in the year to participate in the next Baynanza.
National Public Lands Day - Miami Dade Coastal Clean-up
Annually each September
8:00am - 12:00pm
To volunteer, please contact Angie Gomez at (305) 961-2781.
Join in the nation's largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance public lands, held at over 2,300 sites across the country, including the Deering Estate at Cutler. Volunteers grab their gloves and head out to remove trash from mangroves, beaches and waterways, helping to improve these treasured natural places.
Natural Areas Management Workdays
Please visit NAM for dates, times, and locations.
The "Adopt-a-Natural Area" program promotes citizen volunteers to assist in forest and park management activities. Natural Areas Management (NAM) and the Environmentally Endangered Lands program (EEL) hold several workdays throughout Miami-Dade County in which citizens learn of the importance of native habitats and their restoration.
For more community service opportunities with Miami-Dade Parks Team, please visit the Park & Recreation Volunteer page, or contact Angie Gomez at (305) 961-2781.