Baynanza Earth Day

Environmental Coalition of Miami Beach

PO Box 398-891, Miami Beach, FL 33239   Telephone: 305.531.7160   [email protected]

For immediate release:

April 5th, 2002

ECOMB, the Sierra Club and the Surfrider Foundation to conduct two beach/park cleanup events as part of Baynanza Day (Flagler Memorial Island on April 20th), and Earth Day (Alaska Parcel bayside area, by South Point Park), Miami Beach

ECOMB (Environmental Coalition of Miami Beach) the Sierra Club, and the South Florida chapter of the Surfrider Foundation will be conducting two beach cleanups on Saturday, April 20th, and on Sunday, April 21st, 2002. The events will take place as follows:

  1. 1. April 20th

9 AM – 12 Noon

Island View Park, and the Flagler Memorial Island (Monument Island), Miami Beach.

  1. 2. April 21st

2 PM – 5 PM

Small park on the bayside area of the Alaska Parcel, by South Point Park, Miami Beach (future site of the Bayside Link connecting both South Point Parks)

ECOMB, the Sierra Club, and Surfrider invite the local community and organizations to join us in this cleanup event. Refreshments will be served and students may use these cleanup events towards Community Service Hours.

Contact and Registration:

Surfrider – Tom Cook           305.361.4746
ECOMB – Luiz Rodrigues   305.534.3825 or register at our web site:

The Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s waves and beaches through conservation, activism, research and education. Represented by 25,000 members and 45 local chapters in the U.S., the Surfrider Foundation also has affiliations in Australia, Japan, France, and Brazil. More info at: and

ECOMB is a not-for-profit 501c(3) Florida corporation founded in 1994 to promote clean beaches, waterways and wetlands. Each year ECOMB coordinates events and programs that encourage responsible behavior and awareness in the Miami Beach vicinity. More info and registration at:

Luiz Rodrigues
Executive Director