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Eco-Explorers Summer Camp

The Sea Turtle Conservancy has teamed up with Brevard County Parks & Recs through the EEL Program to offer a one-of-a-kind water-loving summer camp.

Healing 4 Heroes

May 25th Fundraiser for Healing 4 Heroes and UCF RESTORES

Held at the Rib City Barn in Grant, FL, this 5:00-8:30 p.m. event will be fun for the entire family; featuring raffles, a silent auction, music, games, and great food, with 100% of the proceeds going towards free psychological counseling for first responders and military personnel suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

Blue Origin’s Mission 8 Flight Reaches Stunning Apogee

Blue Origin is an American spaceflight services company backed by Amazon’s very own Jeff Bezos. They make rocket ships, and their goal is to put everyday people in space. They’re based in Kent, Washington, but they run flights out of their space center in West Texas for paying customers.

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Prepare your Beachside Homes and Businesses for Sea Turtle Nesting Season

Sea Turtle Nesting Season will soon be upon us, and that means all properties by the beach need to be reviewed for compliance with county and lighting ordinances. The Brevard coast reports the highest number of loggerhead and green sea turtle nesting in the United States, so it’s critical to the sea turtle’s environment that they are not exposed to artificial light.

Florida Greenways and Trails

Emphasizing a commitment to a healthier lifestyle for all Floridians, Governor Charlie Crist and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is recognizing October as Florida Greenways and Trails Month. With more than 5,000 miles of trails and 80,000 acres…
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Green Foods Market

Today, on the way home from a meeting in Melbourne, I took the opportunity to check out a place I’ve had my eye on for weeks now—a little white and pale-green house tucked on the corner of Malabar Road and US1, residential by appearance, but with the words, “Green Foods Market” spelled out above the front door.

Make Every Day, Earth Day

Home. It’s not just where we live. Brevard County is a unique place that we call home. Earth Day is the perfect time to remind us all how precious the Space Coast is and how our daily actions and intentional thinking can keep it precious for every generation to enjoy.

Space Coast welcomes Blue Origin

Blue Origin announces that it will manufacture and fly its orbital launch vehicle from the historic shores of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Across Florida in a Nissan Leaf

Current electric cars are not for every driver, but if you can be flexible, it’s amazing what you can do in a plug-in vehicle. I recently test drove a Nissan Leaf. Early that morning, as I drove to the dealer, I got a call. The car we were going to drive didn’t arrive. Would I be willing to go and get one from the other side of the state of Florida?

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Homeless Veteran Makeover

Want to make a change? Do something positive. Do something right. Do something good with no expectation of recompense.

Finding Your Native Nursery

Tucked away in West Melbourne, Florida just minutes from I-95, Maple Street Natives is an oasis, a nursery of local, native plants, trees and shrubbery.

Why do we do this?

We committed to helping preserve and improve the quality of life available to all residents of the State of Florida. Our mission is to help individuals, families, businesses and organizations reach their fullest potential and accomplish their evolving goals.

Natural South Florida

A two-day public education course on Natural Systems of South Florida is being offered, topics covered will include wading birds, nutrient systems in natural areas, monitoring the natural system, and many others.

The Ruby Red

I just had a grapefruit. The saying goes: the devil is in the details, but I tell you, God is in the details. Fast food, processed food, is killing me. Every day, I need to eat lunch. Every day the fast food corporations try and provide that food — and they are killing us.

Stone Soup

Have you ever heard the story of Stone Soup? It’s one of those timeless stories that talks about how, by itself, a community can only get so far; the ingredients seem bland and lacking. But together, with everyone pitching just a few little scraps into the boiling water, we can stir together something wonderful, a tasty Stone Soup.