Environmental Artist Xavier Cortada and Pinecrest Gardens to Launch “Plan(T)” Project in Preparation for Sea Level Rise 9/26/19

Environmental Artist Xavier Cortada and Pinecrest Gardens to Launch “Plan(T)” Project in Preparation for Sea Level Rise
Thursday, 09/26/2019 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Pinecrest Gardens
11000 Red Road,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

Sea levels are rising. Saltwater intrusion into our drinking water, septic tanks, landscape and agriculture is inevitable. Pinecrest Gardens-based environmental artist and University of Miami Professor of Practice Xavier Cortada wants residents to do something about it. In his new, socially-charged “Plan(T)” project, Cortada will embark on a public campaign to urge every resident across Miami-Dade County to plant a saltwater-tolerant mangrove seedling and white flag in their yard to start preparing for the future of sea level rise. To kick off his new innovative Plan(T) project, Cortada will host a “Plan(T)” art exhibition, featuring a wall of mangrove seedlings in water-filled cups, to be held from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Hibiscus Gallery at Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 Red Road, on Thursday, September 26, 2019. The event is free. For more information, visit www.cortadaprojects.org. 305-669-6990

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