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.
Certification of Citizen Scientists
We’re almost finished with our current round of elective workshops for the certification of citizen scientists. Don’t miss the next workshop for the coastal resilience thematic module:
- Mangroves and Sand Dunes: Resilience of Coastal Ecosystems – Wednesday, May 25, 3PM
Don’t miss the citizen scientist certification workshop—Coral Reefs: Resilience of Coastal Ecosystems; on Thursday, June 9, 2022, from 5-7PM at Estuario’s Visitor Center (in Old San Juan) and virtually, through Zoom. This joint workshop satisfies two certification requirements (introductory and elective) for the Coastal Resilience thematic module; and it is a great option to acquire your certification faster.
Learn more about the Citizen Scientist Certification Program, its thematic modules, certification process, and the scheduled workshops in our portal.
See the Training Recording – Beyond Plastics: Problem and Solutions in Puerto Rico
Thank you to everyone who attended the training Beyond Plastics: Problem and Solutions in Puerto Rico; on May 13 and 14! The change needed to eradicate the problem of plastic pollution on our Island begins with us. If you want to review the topics discussed and solutions explored, or if you were not able to attend, we invite you to see the recording of the event here, or at https://estuario.org/beyond-plastics/.
Weekly Water Quality Monitoring
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.
For more info, go to https://estuario.org/donate/.