Another 142 lbs picked up at Hobo Beach. The total for November was 1,678 lbs of trash taken off our beaches!
One volunteer took 3,378 steps over the hour cleanup. Thanks to the volunteers from the “Gulf Coast Citizenry Diplomacy Council” for helping out - collected 92 lbs by 31 people.
After editing excel spreadsheet Ocean Hour FL has collected 15,314 lbs of debris!
Four days after picking up 143 lbs at Hobo Beach, Andy picked up another 82 lbs.
November is the 10th out of 11 months so far this year of 1,000+lbs of trash collected!
Gulf Is. Nat’l Seashore at Ft. Pickens was attended by two members of OceanHour. Visitors to our National Parks will recognize the phrase “Leave No Trace”. For more info on the organization - www.lnt.org/about
607 lbs was collected by a total of 44 volunteers in ONE Hour at Pensacola Visitor Center/Graffiti Bridge and Bartram Park. Thanks to several UWF and Escambia HS students for pitching in
This trash was picked out of the hedge at the entrance to Bartram Park by one volunteer (thanks Kathleen)! Some was very old evidenced by faded beer can labels
Andy collected 143 lbs of potential marine debris at Hobo Beach
Woodlawn Middle School students did a cleanup at Quietwater Beach (16 #’s). This added to the lbs collected at Chimney & Bay Bluffs Parks by 42 volunteers to 369 lbs.
Water Bottle Fill Stations are also in combination with water fountains. Have you seen any in our area?
The tourists are gone - only 109 lbs picked up by 41 volunteers. 2,002 lbs of trash picked up in October - most ever in a month for OceanHour!
Thanks to Sarah Velazquez, an intern at UWF for continuing to update the Public Water Bottle Stations map of her design. Updated map on the water bottle page
Pensacola Visitor Center/Graffiti Bridge and Bartram Park. Thanks to Cub Pack 632 and NOSC from NAS Saufley Field.
Andy and Sharon picked up more trash (77 lbs)when investigating the east side of the train trestle bridge opposite Graffiti Bridge
OceanHour is updating the PUBLIC locations of Water Bottle Refill Stations. Please note on the two maps there is a physical description of where the station is at each site! We need the precise location “at Ft. Barrancas”. Otherwise someone has to go there to locate it
This is a combination water fountain and bottle filling stattion
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Schools and fitness centers w/ membership requiremnets are NOT PUBLIC
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