Adopt-a-Tree Event at FIU Biscayne Bay Campus

Miami-Dade County Division of Environmental Resources Management (DERM) will be giving FREE trees to the community through its popular Adopt-a-Tree Program.

Come to the Adopt-a-Tree Event on Sunday,  June 26th, from 9am until Noon at FIU Biscayne Bay Campus- 3000 NE 151 Street, North Miami,  FL 33181.

Residents eligible to adopt trees will be able to choose from Mango (only 1 per household), Carambola, Mulberry, Pigeon Plum, and Dahoon Holly. However, tree quantities are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants will be required to fill out a “Registration Form” available at the event. Some restrictions apply – for information on rules, eligibility, tree information, and community service hours for those who would like to volunteer, please visit the Adopt-a-Tree webpage.

Also at this event, the Miami-Dade County Water & Sewer Department will exchange up to 3 incandescent light bulbs for high efficiency compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), as well as, 2 high efficiency shower heads to those residents who bring their old shower heads and/or their most heavily used regular light bulbs to exchange at the event (while supplies last). The Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department will also have pets there available for adoption. For more information call 311.

For more information on the Adopt-a-Tree Program, email adoptatree@miamidade.gov or call 305-372-6784.