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Zoo Miami & Local 10 - 2017 Eco-Hero Contest

Start: September 1, 2017

End: September 28, 2017

Win the trip of a lifetime to Antarctica!
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If you know a high school student (ages 15-18) in Miami-Dade or Broward Counties who has volunteered to do something extraordinary to help the environment (e.g.: started a recycling program, organized a beach cleanup, contributed to wildlife rehabilitation, etc.), nominate them for a chance of being selected as South Florida’s student “Eco-Hero!”

The winner will receive and all expenses paid trip to Antarctica courtesy of Zoo Miami and the Zoo Miami Foundation.  The trip will be escorted by Zoo Miami’s Ron Magill and will be documented by Local 10 anchor Kristi Krueger and chief cameraman William Damas, along with producer Natalie Morera.  The resulting documentary will be broadcast at a later date as a Local 10 special program!  The winner gets to bring an adult parent/guardian making the total prize package worth over $30,000.  The trip will take place in early January of 2018.

To nominate and individual, please use the links below.  Anyone can submit a nomination but the person nominated must be a student between the ages of 15 and 18 (as of December 31st, 2017) who resides in Miami-Dade or Broward Counties.

The deadline for submissions has been extended to September 28th!

There are two ways to nominate:    


Click Here to Nominate Online


2.  Fax Nomination Form to 305-255-7126 

Download Nomination Form

Location Info:
Zoo Miami
1 Zoo Boulevard
12400 SW 152 Street