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    1 Hotel South Beach to Host Dream in Green’s Ninth Annual Living the Dream Fundraiser and Green Innovators Award

    PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Karla Utting 786.574.4909 karla@dreamingreen.org    Miami – March 10, 2015 – Dream in Green (DIG) is pleased to announce that 1 Hotel South Beach will be hosting its 2015 Living the Dream Annual Fundraiser and Green Innovator Awards on Friday, May 8, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Opening mid-March 2015, 1 […]

  • A Tropical Hardwood Hammock restored in place of a lawn in a home in Miami-Dade County. This photo was taken approximately 20 years after the restoration was initially installed by IRC Chief Conservation Strategist, George Gann.

    Green Buildings and Ecosystem Building

    Incorporating plants into building design, particularly plants which are native or survive well in local environments, is one of the essential tenets of green building. Using plants helps to purify air in and around buildings, reduce energy use by shading, and to reduce runoff through the planting of swales and rain gardens. Using plants that are well […]

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    Commitment letter from Miss Earth Florida to Dream in Green

    Dear Dream in Green supporters: As Miss Earth Florida, I’m so excited I will be able to collaborate with Dream in Green on future fundraisers and events! Miss Earth Florida is the state pageant for the Miss Earth competition. I will be competing for Miss Earth United States this July in California. If I were […]

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    Dream in Green Announces New Board Leadership

    Dream in Green (DIG) is pleased to announce the appointment of new Board officers including Ms. Jenny May serving as Chair of the Board of Directors, Ms. Allie Miles serving as Vice-Chair, Mr. Gabriel Coelho serving as Secretary and Mr. Matt Flax who continues to serve as Treasurer. Their terms started October 08, 2014. Perspective from Board officers: […]

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    Everglades Literacy for All: The Everglades Foundation Invests in Education

    Preserving and protecting America’s Everglades requires a new generation of Floridians that understand and appreciate its importance.  In 2013, the Everglades Foundation partnered with Florida Atlantic University’s Pine Jog Environmental Education Center to enhance this awareness throughout Florida and beyond.  Collaborating with school districts, curriculum development specialists and selected schools, the two organizations developed a […]

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    GSC/WE-LAB Teachers Share Success at Dream in Green’s Mid-Year Meeting

    On January 16, teachers implementing the Green Schools Challenge (GSC) and Water and Energy Learning and Behavior (WE-LAB) came together at the program’s Mid-year Meeting to share success stories regarding energy and water conservation and waste reduction at K-12 schools in Miami-Dade County. This program was kindly sponsored by the Carton Council and Miami-Dade County […]

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    Miami Talks About the Future of Water – “We Have to Get It Right!”

    On December 10, 2014, American University Center for Environmental Policy and the Everglades Foundation co-hosted a forum to discuss initiatives in Florida and nationwide to address water quality issues from a policy perspective and as a market-based approach.  The event is part of a series of dialogue sessions on “The Future of Water,” presented by the […]

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    Kids Can Too – An Intro to College Ready Recycling

    By Michael Joseph Green The average kid has the clout and creativity to change the world, more than ever before. With their cell phones in hand, Internet at their fingertips, and access to instant data, today’s youth process information faster than ever. They increasingly understand information more clearly than their predecessors and at an earlier age. […]

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    Did you know that you vote everyday?

    Greg Hamra The world is filled with passionate, green-hearted, environmentally conscious people who recognize the immensity of our world’s problems, who see a world spinning out of control. They want to do something about it. They must do something about it.  Some are driven to support educational institutions like Dream in Green or Everblue, to spread […]

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    Dream in Green Wins Awards on Earth Month

    During the spring, Dream in Green (DIG) received recognition for its excellence in programming work by two prestigious organizations, EarthDay Miami and the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. At its fourth annual Green Means Green Awards, The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce honored DIG the “Green Machine” award for its work as a lead organization in helping schools reduce their […]

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    Robert Morgan Educational Center Students Host Earth Day Celebration, Educate School-Wide Population

    On April 24 Robert Morgan Educational Center celebrated Earth Day 2014 by hosting a school-wide Eco-Summit. The celebration, held during the students’ lunch period, helped to raise awareness about actions that protect the environment. The school’s Green Team, the Science National Honor Society (SNHS), received a $500 grant through Dream in Green’s Green Leadership program […]

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    E.W.F Stirrup Elementary Students Host Eco-Summit and Arbor Day Celebration

    On April 25 E.W.F. Stirrup Elementary celebrated Arbor Day at their annual school Eco-Summit, the final activity of the Green Schools Challenge (GSC). The Eco-Summit kicked-off with a tree planting ceremony and included facility staff, teachers, students, the school Principal, Dr. Hernandez, as well as special guests from Perris Ellis and Dream inGreen. This year, the event featured a unique […]