Miami-Dade Department of Environmental Resources

Overview

The Miami-Dade Department of Environmental Resources (DERM) mission is “to balance today’s needs through responsible governance, education, and conservation, to protect our environment for tomorrow.” DERM is responsible for natural resources, environment, and building and development priorities in Miami-Dade. DERM programs include air quality, artificial reefs, climate change, ecosystems, endangered land, endangered species, environmental tips, flood protection, forest management, green tips, land, managing pollution, manatee protection, prohibited plans, trees, and water.