Historic Virginia Key Beach Park, located off the Rickenbacker Causeway, is just minutes away from the Miami’s downtown financial centers, top tourist destinations, sport facilities, retail, dining and renowned educational institutions.In an era of dire circumstances coupled with urban sprawl, we offer a unique retreat that transports our guests into lush, green public spaces full of nature, history, preservation and recreation where each and every person can experience their own version of ‘Paradise Renewed’.
Miami-Dade County Environmentally Endangered Lands (EEL) Program is the acquisition, protection and maintenance of environmentally endangered lands. The purchase and conservation of these lands ensure that they are shielded from development and will continue to thrive as natural habitats.
Alliance For Community Trees (ACT)
is dedicated to improving the environment where 80% of Americans live: our cities, towns, and villages. Together, ACT’s national network of members have planted and cared for 15 million trees with help from over 5 million volunteers.
UF Miami-Dade County Extension serves as a liaison between research conducted by scientists at the University of Florida and other universities and Miami-Dade County residents. The Extension Service provides information, outreach, and education for growers (agricultural and horticultural), homeowners, youth, people interested in family issues or food and nutrition, and marine industries.