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Estuario Weekly Update

Through our weekly update, we share opportunities for collaboration, volunteering, and work; through initiatives and actions programmed for the benefit of the ecosystems and communities of the San Juan Bay estuary. These activities, tips and information are for everyone’s benefit.

Thank You to Citizen Scientists

Shoutout to our estuarine citizen scientists! Thank you to all those who joined us in the last field trip for the certification of citizen scientists (CCC) participatory bird census module. 

STEM Summer Camp Students Visit Laguna del Condado

An estuarine shoutout to the young students of the Ana G. Méndez University STEM Summer Camp! On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, as part of their educational curriculum, they conducted water quality monitoring, mangrove growth measurement, bird censuses, and microplastic characterization and quantification in the Laguna del Condado Estuarine Reserve.

Sign Up: Puerto Rico Water Quality Monitoring Day 2022

Gather your group and choose a body of water to participate in the largest citizen science event of the Island: the Water Quality Monitoring Day of Puerto Rico 2022 will be on Saturday, August 27, from 9:00AM-11:00AM.  Access our portal, where you’ll be able to find more information about the event and use our interactive map to help you identify bodies of water that you can monitor. Sign up today!

Weekly Water Quality Monitoring

Evaluación realizada el jueves, 16 de junio de 2022. Continuamos con bandera verde en la Reserva Estuarina de la Laguna del Condado, aunque hay una zona en la laguna que no pasó los estándares de monitoreo. Hay otras dos zonas con bandera roja en el litoral, por lo que recomendamos evitar estas áreas y estar atentos a cualquier evento de precipitación.

Message from your Virtual Community Hub

This 2022 hurricane season, Estuario encourages you to download the Community Hurricane Preparedness Guide and apply its recommendations. The strength and resilience of your community starts at home. In this month of June, we continue to urge communities to recognize natural risks and stay informed.

Take advantage of our informative platform, the Virtual Community Hub, where you will find vital information to prepare your family and community. 

We remind you that to learn about our Hazard Mitigation Program and identify the risks, conditions and community assets available in your community:

The actions for the restoration and management of bodies of water within the San Juan Bay Estuary Watershed are possible thanks to the public. Donations to the San Juan Bay Estuary Program are deductible from Puerto Rico and US tax returns.

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