Welcome, Friends!

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 

PLUS

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 

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


    Rain barrel system

    Educational signage 








      4 new recycling bins/ 220-gallon capacity

      potentially 11,500 G /year of recycling 

      JOIN US, click here


      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


      Join here today...




      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 great time to JOIN the Friends of Oleta! Biodiversity Club Membership = 12 FREE Park entrances for $18



      We are RECYCLING at Oleta! Our pilot is inspired by the key idea that little steps by MANY can lead to IMPACTFUL CHANGE

      want to Join Us? Oletaspfriends@gmail.com





      Who should join? Anyone who values nature and community wellness; wants to improve access to adventure sports, outdoor fitness, and environmental education; and is driven to preserve and protect Oleta's vital natural resources should join in our mission.

       Join the Friends of Oleta River State Park now to help protect and preserve the Park for our community today and for FUTURE generations!

      Contact Oleta River State Park directly by clicking: FSP

            












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      #ICC2018 PHOTOS!



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      Please find a copy of our Code of Ethics 2019 here: FRIENDScodeofethics2019.pdf

      Biscayne Times 2016 article on Oleta w/ quotes from the Friends of Oleta:

      Down Time bErik Bojnansky

                             

               

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