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KEC has reached over 100,000 young people from
Pre-k through high school, offering unique hands-on presentations
and eco-action programs that educate children, families and the community
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Kids Ecology Corps (KEC) was established in 1998 by Daisy Miller and Leonard Solomon to provide education, cultural awareness, and inspire young people to become leaders in taking positive action to improve our environment. KEC has reached well over a hundred thousand children and their families with hands-on activities embracing earth husbandry and positive ecology values.

KEC has delivered thousands of events, eco-adventures and traditional classroom experiences. They are sometimes physically demanding; Planting native trees, clearing non-native species, establishing and rebuilding coastal mangrove sites, building and maintaining nature trails and an amazing Butterfly Garden in Fort Lauderdale’s Living Laboratory Snyder Park, Home Office to Kids Ecology Corps.

These activities are reinforced with exciting educational programs and engaging hands-on community service projects for kids and their families to together learn about our community’s ecological needs, gain an understanding of the environment, and most importantly to learn more about ourselves and nature, and the interconnectedness of all living things.

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October – December 2014

Four Beach Clean up events:  250 community service volunteers cleared almost 600 pounds
of debris from South Fort Lauderdale Beaches in a total of 3 hours.  Pretty amazing!

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April 26th, 2014
Arbor Day at Snyder Park, Kids Ecology Corps Home Office
Over 100 volunteers planted trees and shrubs in the Park and mulched Citrix Urban Forest trails!

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September 14, 2013
Mayor Jack Seiler presides over the Grand Opening celebration of the new
Butterfly Garden at  Snyder Park. It was donated to
Snyder Park by Flamingo Road Nursery, Davie Florida.

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    The Kids Ecology Corps at Snyder Park

    3299 S.W. 4TH Avenue – Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33315 | Phone (954) 524-0366 E-mail: kec@kidsecologycorps.org

    The Kids Ecology Corps is a program of Partners in Action, Inc., a 501(c) (3) nonprofit charitable organization founded in 1981, providing educational, cultural and leadership experience to young people encouraging immediate, positive, environmental action. And, continuous, determined action is making Environmental Harmony an idea whose time has come.
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