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April 18, 2024

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This Edition: Middle and high school students can receive 10 community service hours for attending the Making Waves for Change Youth Summit. The final tea ceremony demonstration of the season will be held at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Garden on May 11. Have you checked out the sensory-based guided nature walk program at the North Jupiter Flatwoods Natural Area? For all of this and more, visit PBCGOV.com.



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PBC Awarded Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health

Risk Management


We are proud to announce that PBC has been awarded the Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health by Mental Health America.

PBC Community Services Department 2024 Homeless Point-In-Time Count Results

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On Jan. 25-26, 2024, over 300 staff members and community volunteers participated in the PBC homeless Point-in-Time count.

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PBC Breaks Ground on Green Cay Phase II

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​PBC Water Utilities Department hosted a ceremonial including groundbreaking for Green Cay Phase II, a park, education center and an advanced water purification facility.

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Free/Reduced Cost Swim Lesson Program Available for Qualified Resident Children

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The Drowning Prevention Coalition of PBC offers free or reduced-cost swim lessons to qualified children aged 2 to 12.

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Public Safety

Community Rating System & Local Mitigation Strategy 2023 Progress Report

On Monday, March 11, the PBC Public Safety Department's Emergency Management Division Community Rating System and Local Mitigation Strategy programs released the annual progress report for CRS Activity 510 – Floodplain Management Planning.

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PBC Recognizes April as Second Chance Month

PBC recognizes April as Second Chance Month to raise awareness about reentry services offered to people returning from incarceration by creating opportunities for successful transitions to the community.

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Help PBC Animal Care & Control’s Longest Resident Professor Plum

Who stole the kennel staff's hearts? It was Professor Plum at the PBC Department of Public Safety Animal Care and Control Division shelter with his winning attitude.

Parks & Recreation

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Celebrate Earth Day at Okeeheelee Nature Center

Okeeheelee Nature Center Okeeheelee Park

Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Free

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Celebrate Earth Day at Daggerwing Nature Center

Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park

Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Free

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April at Riverbend Park

NATURALIST WALKS

Fridays, 8 a.m.

All ages, FREE (Reservations required)

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Make Daggerwing a Destination in April

MOTHER NATURE & ME: CELEBRATE SPRING

Tuesday, April 2, 10:30 a.m.

Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required)

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What’s Happening at Green Cay

ANIMAL FEEDINGS

Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2:15 p.m.

Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)

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Enjoy a Day at Okeeheelee Nature Center

LIVE ANIMAL FEEDING PRESENTATIONS

Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 3:30 p.m.

Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)

Cooperative Extension

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Mounts to Host Plant-A-Palooza Spring Plant Sale

Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will host the always popular Plant-A-Palooza Spring Plant Sale.

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Mounts Invites Nature Curious Youngsters 7 to 11 to Garden Explorers Summer Camp

Garden Explorers Summer Camp offers science-based fun and nature experiences, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., July 15-19 and July 22-26.


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