Finding a Future in STEM

Wednesday April 7, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.


Join us for a virtual conversation with the Ocean Conservancy staff on careers in STEM, with a focus on environmentalism! Discover how your passion for the environment and conservation can lead you to think beyond high school and mix other passions such as law, marketing, events planning, and research for a future profession.

Panelists include:

  • John Paul ‘J.P.’ Brooker, Director of Florida Conservation
  • Erica Nunez, Senior Manager, Plastics Initiative
  • Jacob Petersen, Associate Director of Events and Partnerships
  • Allison Schutes, Director of the International Coastal Cleanup

Register for the panel here.

Youth Eco-Summit

Saturday April 10, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

A.D. Barnes Park

We will be hosting an in person Eco-Summit for high schools at A.D. Barnes Park (we will monitor the situation and are prepared to move it to a virtual setting). See photos of our last Summit in 2019 here.

Student teams are encourage to participate through either:

  • Table presentations: Display objects, posters and pictures created by students. The table exhibit creates a space for interaction with visitors.
  • Art Exhibit: Display art projects. The artwork should educate students, school staff and other visitors about an environmental issue.
  • Song/Dance/Poetry: Use song, dance or poetry to creatively communicate an environmental message. Students are encouraged to work together to create a skit or eco-performance.

Register your school here.

WE-LAB Workshop

Wednesday April 21, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.


City of North Miami

WE-LAB workshops provide engaging science-based, Water-Energy Nexus information to South Florida residents explaining how decreasing the demand for energy and water can positively affect air quality and improve the water supply.

Participants also receive a FREE water and energy saving toolkit (valued at $50) allowing them to take immediate action at home to save water and energy. Toolkits for residents of City of North Miami only.

Register here to receive a link to join.