Highlights for the Week Ending August 15 2021

Citizen Scientists Certification

The latest round of elective workshops for the Citizen Scientists Certification Program continued this week with Climate Change and Water Quality, provided by Water Quality Monitoring and Citizen Scientists Coordinator, Harold Manrique Hernández. Sixty seven people attended on Wednesday, August 11 2021.

Microplastics: Investigations Through the Estuary’s Watershed, will be next, on Wednesday, August 18 2021 at 3PM. Stakeholders and Aquatic Debris Projects Coordinator, Cristina Ramírez Colón, will provide the workshop, through Zoom. Interested citizen scientists can see more information and register at https://estuario.org/ccc/

Weekly Water Quality Monitoring

Here are this week’s results, performed Thursday, August 5, 2021. Published each Friday through our Facebook Page.

Contract Announcements

Estuario has opened application processes for the following three positions:

Urban Waters Ambassador

Communications Consultant

Development and execution of Estuario’s new license plate campaign

The listings will remain open until August 20, 2021. 

Media Coverage

Torres Barreto, B. August 12, 2021. Huracanes: no es lo mucho sino lo seguidito. Opinión. El Nuevo Día. p.42.

Preparing for the Hurricane Season

We’re in the midst of the Atlantic hurricane season. As part of hazard mitigation efforts, Estuario is enacting a season-wide informative campaign, centered in the promotion of Estuario’s Virtual Resilent Community Hub. The hub continues to be updated with essential information to the public regarding preparation and hazard mitigation management.

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The San Juan Bay Estuary Watershed’s water quality management and restoration actions are possible thanks to our public. Donations to the San Juan Bay Estuary Program are deductible in Federal and Local tax returns. 

For more information and to make a donation, click here: https://estuario.org/donate/