Love The Everglades: Outreach

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Raised by 43 people in 43 months
Love The Everglades Movement invites you to join us as we Give the Water the Respect it deserves.  Here's a brief overview of our activities:

We are doing this practice using all the tools available to us -- this is our Full Spectrum approach.  These tools include the arts, spiritual activities, political organizing, scientific research, event production, and policy advocacy at all levels of society.

Our work grew out of airboat excursions into the Everglades and we plan to continue that -- how can people care, if they've never been to the Everglades?  So, we offer unique encounters with the local indigenous communities (Miccosukee, Seminole, Miccosukee-Simanolee), share important ecological information, and interact with the plants and animals of the River of Grass.

Through our partnerships with local organizations, we've participated in Art Exhibitions, Film Festivals, a Poetry Workshop, Benefit Concerts, and eclectic Symposia, since our work began in December 2012.

Our community of volunteers and supporters have been able to build relationships with the Press and Media so that we can bring attention to Poor Water Quality, Invasive Species, challenges engaging Multi-Cultural Communities, and Environmental Justice.

Ultimately, we want to see the Everglades treated in a mindful manner -- for people to speak Everglades, act Everglades, build, eat, and interact with the Everglades in a respectful manner.  Right now it's normal to disregard the Everglades (it doesn't even come up!).  We envision a South Florida that has Normalized a Love for the Everglades.

We invite you to support our efforts!

Nuff Respect!

#WaterIsSacred     #WaterUnitesUs

www.LoveTheEverglades.org

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Logo designed by Jean Sarmiento.
Photo at the top by JohnBobCarlos.com / Carlos Fernandez.
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http://video.wpbt2.org/video/2365818728/
A TV interview for WPBT2 about our August Symposium. We will be uploading video from the event to our YouTube channel soon. Stay tuned!
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We welcome everyone to join us at our 9th Annual Everglades Awareness Benefit Concert at Gramps in Wynwood on Sunday, September 18, 2016.

You can support our efforts by purchasing your tickets now: http://evergladesconcert9.eventbrite.com
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We're so grateful to all our recent donors. This helps us as we approach the 8th Annual Everglades Benefit Concert. We will also be scheduling our Educational Everglades Excursions by airboat very soon.
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Thanks to everyone who has supported our work with your donations.

We are looking forward to some more water in Water Conservation Area 3A before we continue our educational airboat excursions. If you or your friends want to join us, please send us a message by going to our website.

We are also looking forward to our Summer Symposium 2015 -- Save The Date: August 22nd, in Miami, Florida.
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Raised by 43 people in 43 months
Created May 7, 2015
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Bonnie Cauthren Shiffner
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Houston, Thank you for the everglades education experience and airboat tour. Bob and I came with Jo Neeson early this year. It was wonderful.

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