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Current Highlights and Upcoming Events

 
  • Mosquito Control Update - Zika Virus
    While ERM's Mosquito Control Division is hard at work taking proactive steps to reducing mosquito popluations learn how you can protect yourself and reduce your exposure to mosquitoe-borne diseases. [PDF]
  • Running Wild - Cypress Creek Natural Area, Sat. February 6th
    Series of guided 3 to 10 mile trail runs through pine, cypress and coastal scrub habitats on some of the most scenic trails in Palm Beach County. [SCHEDULE]
  • Dark Sky Festival - Okeeheelee Nature Center, Sat. February 27th
    This free, fun-filled family event has many exciting and educational opportunities to experience and learn about the night sky. [LINK]
  • Site Closure - Sweetbay Natural Area, Palm Beach Gardens
    The natural area will not be accessible from Aviation Rd from Feb. 23, 2016 through Feb. 27, 2016 while work is done on the railroad crossing adjacent to the Beeline Highway.
  • Environmental Times Newsletter
    Read the latest edition for highlights on artificial reefs, climate change, LagoonFest and more. [LINK]
  • Adventure Awaits Events
    Series of guided adventures (including hiking, cycling, paddling, photography, and more) designed to introduce participants to the hidden eco-treasures in Palm Beach County's natural areas. [SCHEDULE]
  • Scavenger Hunts
    Are available at several natural areas for youngsters to complete to recieve their Natural Area Youth Explorer certificate. [PDF]
  • ERM's Status Reports
    Stay up to date on our projects with these monthly publications. [LINK]
 

Environmental Sustainability

 

"Treat the Earth well. It is not inherited from your parents,
it is borrowed from your children."
~Old Kenyan proverb

In order to live in a sustainable environment, the Earth's resources must be used at a rate at which they can be replenished. In an effort to ensure our county reaches the goal of "sustainable living", the Palm Beach County (PBC) Board of County Commissioners has initiated a new way of doing County business that will effectively manage energy, air, water, waste, health, and land.

While each County department plays a role in this process, the Department of Environmental Resources Management is leading the way. Our role is to:

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