UWF ‘s Pre-Physicians Assistants and GBHS Science Club joined in collecting 130 lbs of plastic and styrofoam by 64 volunteers - 971 straws at Quietwater Beach AFTER the beach sieve drove over!!
At OceanHour’s 3 sites a total of 525 lbs was collected by 81 volunteers. 284 lbs at Pensacola Visitor Center/Graffiti Bridge, 182 lbs at Margaritaville and 59 at Bartram Park
Under the Coastal Defense heading speaks on OceanHour’s activities to clean up our beaches and educate on reducing single use plastics. Plastic straws are a simple starting point to increase awareness
Today’s 59 volunteers worked hard to put 367 lbs of trash (a lot of styrofoam/empty bottles) into 3x13, 4x33 and 4x40 USG trash bags
Between Nat'l Seashore - NLO and the south end of Bob Sikes Bridge 31 volunteers picked up 297 lbs of trash. A lot of styrofoam pieces
The 339 lbs collected by today's 47 volunteers puts us over 10,000 lbs year to date. August's total was 1.135 lbs
Ocean Hour is making a map of water bottle filling stations in the Pensacola area. Please send locations to email@example.com
Example: Pensacola Airport, 2430 Airport Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32504. Located between Gate 5 and women's restroom on the concourse
17 volunteers picked up 181 lbs of soggy trash at Bartram Park and Pensacola Visitor Center
Our volunteers continue to show up under hot conditions - 46 today to pick up 373 lbs of trash. Thank you for your efforts!
17 volunteers picked up 128 lbs of trash from the Bob Sikes' fishing pier to James P Morgan Memorial Park. Of the five 33 gal trash bags, one was recyclable plastic bottles/cans