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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 populations learn how you can protect yourself and reduce your exposure to mosquitoe-borne diseases. [PDF]
  • Environmental Times Newsletter
    Read the latest edition Summer 2016 for highlights on ERM's latest projects, program updates, and upcoming events. [LINK]
  • Ana Cecilia, the county's newest artificial reef
    Check out some footage from above and below the water as the Ana Cecilia made her final journey to become a marine sanctuary and a lasting tribute to local community members missing and lost at sea.[LINK]
  • Algal Bloom Information and Reporting
    Visit the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's information and reporting web page regarding algal blooms in local waterways. In addition, algal blooms can be reported by telephone (855) 305-3903.[LINK]
  • Lake Worth Lagoon E-News
    Read the latest edition May 2016 for highlights on the Lake Worth Lagoon Fishing Challenge, restoration projects, LagoonFest and more. [LINK]
  • Scavenger Hunts
    Are available at several natural areas for youngsters to complete to receive 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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