Village Environmental News

Village Celebrates Arbor Day Jan. 16

Village hosted a celebration at Palmetto Bay Park Jan. 16, during which Boy Scout Troop 20 honored Florida State's recognition of Arbor Day by planting a live oak tree. See our Facebook photo album.

 

Resident Survey on Thalatta Programs

We recently asked residents to share input on events at Thalatta Estate and future programming, too. Stay tuned for results of the recent survey.

 

How to Save $100k in Taxpayer Dollars

Since Mayor Flinn introduced paperless production of e-Currents in 2008, the Village has saved $100,000 in taxpayer dollars by eliminating the cost -- and environmental impact -- of print newsletters.

 

FPL Relocating Royal Palms

FPL is relocating 25 mature trees in Palmetto Bay that were planted years ago by Miami-Dade County under power lines. Removal and relocation work starts Jan. 16 along the east side of Franjo Road.

 

YGrene Offers PACE Financing

Commercial property owners in Palmetto Bay are obtaining financing to make big improvements in their properties that lower utility bills, reduce repair costs, and increase property value. Read more.

 

Everything "Green" in Village Video

Check out this Earth Week video to see how Palmetto Bay recognizes Earth Day in a big way, with a full week of events each year -- leaving our Villagers "greening" from cheek to cheek.


Mangrove Kayak Adventure Program

The monthly Mangrove Kayak Adventure program at Thalatta Estate has concluded but will be back in 2015 due to resounding popularity. Contact Parks Admin for further info -- and see photos.

Garden Club Honors Homeowner

The board of the Palmetto Bay Garden Club formally presented the Garden of the Year Award to Dr. Lloyd Wruble at their May 27 meeting. Read more, and get news coverage in the Palmetto Bay News.

Program Lures 65 Kids to Fishing Event

"Get a Kid Fishing" was the big fish tale of the season as 65 kids and family members gathered at Thalatta Estate July 11 for a full day of fishing and boating-skills training. See photo gallery.

Stormwater Management Made Easy

Click here for Palmetto Bay's extensive resource section of the Village website on how to protect our stormwater system and the environment. There's also a Kids Corner and a handy FAQ section.