Village Environmental News

Responsible Gardening Series

Gardening Workshops continue with "Kitchen Garden" on Sept. 12; and "Painting with Tropical Plants," on Oct. 31 -- both at 9 a.m. at Thalatta Estate, presented by Master Gardener Terri Stephen. See video and photos.


Sept 18 Eco-Film Premiere

Join us Sept. 18, 7:45 pm, at Thalatta Estate for a premiere showing of a Richard Kern's film, “Ghost of the Western Glades,” with a Q-and-A to follow. RSVP for this outdoor film by Sept. 14. See film preview.


Ygrene Disclaimer

To residents who received material in the mail from Ygrene, please note the Village of Palmetto Bay neither sent, nor authorized the use of Village logos in the mailers, nor endorses the company. Read more.


Mangrove Kayak Adventure

The free, monthly Mangrove Kayak Adventure program at Thalatta Estate is making such a big splash in 2015, it is "sold out" most months in advance. Please contact Parks Admin for info -- and see this video and photos.

Everything "Green" in Village Video

Check out this video to see how Palmetto Bay recognizes Earth Day in our own way, with a full week of events this year. Also, this video by MiamiHal video will leave you "greening" from cheek to cheek.

Environmental Education at Thalatta

The 2015 Educational Workshop Series was a great success at Thalatta, presented by The Institute for Regional Conservationism. Program focused on our community and the environment. Thanks for joining us.

Earth Week Celebration 2015

Earth Day is so big in Palmetto Bay it takes a full week to celebrate. Villagers of all ages participated in a wide range of entirely green activities, all free to the public, April 19-26. See more.

$100k in Taxpayer Savings

Since Mayor Flinn introduced paperless production of e-Currents in 2008, the Village continues to reduce the environmental impact and the cost to taxpayers of print newsletter production -- a total of $100,000 to date.