Highlights for the Week Ending November 22 2020

Weekly Water Quality Monitoring

Presentamos los resultados del this week’s results, performed Wednesday November 18 2020. Results are published every Friday at 3PM through our Facebook Page

Resident Artist 2020

On Thursday, November 19 2020, Estuario’s Resident Artist Adriana García offered the workshop Drawing our Surroundings: The Brown Pelican, through Facebook live. The workshop is part of a series, aimed at the creation of augmented reality filters for the communities surrounding Estuario’s Resilient Hub Taller Comunidad La Goyco. These filters aim to educate the public about the correct use and disposal of cooking oil, as well as the conservation of the communities’ natural resources. 

Education Coordinator Coral Avilés participated in the workshop, sharing knowledge about the Brown Pelican species. 

Part of a weekly series, next workshop will take place this Wednesday, November 25 2020 at 5PM; titled Drawing our Surroundings: The Mangrove and its Flower. 

Orchard, Nursery and Community Urban Forest of Capetillo; A look at academic, environmental and community management

Estuario collaborated with the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras’ (UPRRP) Center for Urban, Community and Business Action (CAUCE) in a virtual conference aimed at highlighting the academic, environmental and community management aspects of the Orchard, Nursery and Community Urban Forest of Capetillo. 

The webinar happened Friday, November 20 2020 through Zoom. Education Manager Eliezer Nieves participated in the event, accompanied by fellow professors of the UPRRP. 

The search for Estuario’s Resident Artists 2021

Estuario invites all prospective 2021 Estuario Resident Artists to participate in informative meetings aimed at describing the Resident Artists initiative, showing examples of previous and ongoing projects, clearing doubts and answering questions about the application process. First meeting was Friday, November 20 2020. Next meetings will be December 3 2020 at 6PM and January 12 2021, at 6PM.

Link to register HERE.

Contribute to Estuario while shopping at Amazon

You can contribute to Estuario’s activities for the restoration and management of water bodies in the Puerto Rico Metropolitan Region by purchasing through Amazon, at no extra cost to you.

Through its AmazonSmile initiative, Amazon donates a percentage of all transactions to the nonprofit entity of your choosing. 

Choose Estuario as your entity through this link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/66-0657150 

Counting down to #GivingTuesday 2020

Through reforestation activities, establishing secure sources of drinking water, installing solar energy systems and management of green urban spaces, Estuario has worked for the restoration and strengthening of its watershed’s communities and natural resources. 

For 2021, Estuario is concentrating in the production of the first multijurisdictional hazard mitigation plan of Puerto Rico. You can contribute to its creation by donating any amount: https://estuario.org/donate/ 

Watch the following short video featuring Estuario’s recent initiatives throughout the watershed and its communities. #GivingTuesday 2020 will be celebrated December 1, 2020.