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Tree planting @ all Miami-Dade County Public Schools
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Tree planting @ all Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Miami-Dade County Public Schools has again partnered with artist Xavier Cortada in presenting Native Flags, an eco-project that consists of planting a native tree sappling alongside a green flag at every school. Other presenting partners include the Reclamation Project at the Miami Science Museum, the Florida International University College of Architecture + The Arts | Office of Engaged Creativity, and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Images will be uploaded to www.nativeflags.org.

4/12/2012
When: Friday, April 10th, 2012
Where: Miami Dade County Public Schools
All 336 schools
Miami-Dade County, Florida 
United States
Contact: Ana Rijo-Conde, AICP, MDCPS Department of Planning, Design and Sustainability

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Miami-Dade County Public Schools plant a tree in every school on April 10, 2012
 
Miami-Dade County Public Schools has again partnered with artist Xavier Cortada in presenting Native Flags, an eco-project that consisted of planting a native tree sapling alongside a green flag at every school on April 10th, 2012. Other presenting partners include the Reclamation Project at the Miami Science Museum, the Florida International University College of Architecture + The Arts | Office of Engaged Creativity (where Cortada serves as Artist-in-Residence), the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the Deering Estate at Cutler and the National Association of Counties


Native Flags


As a companion to the tree planting activities, schools and the community at large can also view a WLRN-produced informational video throughout Earth Week, highlighting the relevance of these activities as a way to increase our community’s tree canopy. The video can be accessed by clicking the link below.


For more information on the School District’s Earth Day celebration or the land reclamation project, please call 305-995-7285.





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Xavier Cortada's participatory art practice is based at Florida International University.

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Native Flags


The Reclamation Project and Native Flags are participatory eco-art projects by FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Artist-in-Residence Xavier Cortada.  

In South Florida, they are presented in coordination with our project partners:



 
FIU Office of University Sustainabiity
MDC Earth Ethics Institute



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