47 volunteers to pick up 615 lbs of trash at Wayside and Bartram Parks
for the wrong reason in “Plastic trash in the Ocean” . PB is image 9 of 14 with this caption “A plastic bottle is seen coated in oil on Pensacola Beach as oil makes its way on shore from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on June 6, 2010 in Pensacola, Fla“ To see the other images
Bruce Beach attracted 12 volunteers. Picked up 102 #’s of trash today! The long term average #’s per volunteer is ~ 8.5
The Blue Evolution: will show how one of the most water-rich states in the nation could come to face water scarcity and quality woes — and how it doesn’t have to be this way. She is the author of three acclaimed books on water: Mirage: Florida and the Vanishing Water of the Eastern U.S., Blue Revolution: Unmaking America’s Water Crisis, and Rain. Blue Revolution was named one of the top 10 science books of 2011 by The Boston Globe, who has called Barnett “part journalist, part mom, part historian and part optimist.”
Location: PSC, Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio, 1000 College Blvd. Pensacola, FL 32504
24 members of the West Florida HS National Honor Society helped to pick up 208 lbs of trash at Chimney Park. Meanwhile at Bay Bluffs 31 volunteers collected 265 lbs. For the week including two individual cleanups, 560 lbs of debris was kept out of our bay!
The rain stopped before 35 volunteers at the two sites picked up 206 lbs. But crickets showed up in numbers!
at Trolley Stop #38.
Also Andy picked up 32 lbs at Ft. Pickens
staffing booths for the 2nd Annual Pensacola VegFest and 19th Annual SeaGrass Awareness Celebration. Also having two cleanups at Bruce Beach and Payne bridge over Bayou Texar totaling 335 lbs.
So far this year 7,449 lbs of debris have been collected from our beaches!
Volunteers picked up a total of 227 lbs of trash at Casino Beach, Bartram Park and Wayside/Pensacola Visitor Centre