Welcome! You can find our most updated info + events on our Facebook page here
or via Instagram here ...and here!
AMAZING NEWS!!! The Atalas are back at Oleta - we will continue to add eggs and larvae to boost our newly recovered Atala populations!
To celebrate we have a special membership price right now of $18 (included 12 free park entries) + membership to our BIODIVERSITY + WILDLIFE CONSERVATION CLUB
Help us support native wildlife + join our club membership here
Earth Month MEGA thanks to:
a very generous grant and a beach cleanup from Ocean Conservancy
Trash Free Seas® Program + their ICC partners at Norwegian Cruise Lines
The third annual cleanup led by our board member Felipe and Doosan Bobcat + EcoBoost membership + OTB donation
Our new Wildlife + Biodiversity Stakeholder for Life Donor + Friends partner Member!!!
THANK YOU TO for hosting an amazing Volunteer partnership event with us + their generous donations impacting #ecology, #natural resource conservation + #recycling at Oleta !!!
150 new natives + 15 endangered species
30 species: 10 larval hosts supporting 14 butterflies!!!
24 nectar + 9 berry providing
JOIN US, click here
potentially 11,500 G /year of recycling
4 new recycling bins/ 220-gallon capacity
Great #ICC2018 Success:
325 Volunteers collected nearly 450 lbs!!!
We have a new Club for our community to join together + protect Oleta's wonderful (yet at risk) Natural Resources!!!
Biodiversity + Wildlife Conservation (BWC) Club
The Friends of Oleta River State Park is a dedicated and passionate 501(c)(3) nonprofit citizen support organization that sponsors events, raises funds, and advances the goals and missions of Oleta River State Park.
In 2019 the Friends Top Park Goal buzzwords are:
Citizen Science - Butterfly +Biodiversity Gardens -
Park Cleanups/Recycling - Better Bike Trails -
Best Volunteer, Recreational + Community Events
- Urban Sustainability + Resilience Promotion
Want to know what we have been up to, read this new article from October 5 at VoyageMIA:
Interview with the Friends Board President on the Friends of Oleta click here
♻️ Recycling now happening at Oleta!!! ♻️
We launched #recycling at Oleta + added bins!
SUMMER is a great time to JOIN the Friends of Oleta! Biodiversity Club Membership = 12 FREE Park entrances for $18