Beach Patrol Activities

10
Bottles and Cans Pollute Port Melb Beaches

The first clean of the year started off with a load of litter including a haul of cans and bottles.  With about 25 volunteers turning out in spite of a light drizzle at the start, we split into two groups to clean two beaches.  This made quite a difference as a lot more litter was collected. 

The photo says it all.  A littered Australia

[Read the rest of this article...]

Posted in: 3207
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
08
Aspendale BeachPatrol starts off
Trish and Andrea had the inaugural Aspendale Beach clean.  18 volunteers turned out to patrol their beaches.   387 Cig butts were picked up.

[Read the rest of this article...]

Posted in: 3195Aspendale
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
04
3186 Beach Patrol Cleanup on
Twelve members gathered up 43 kg of litter from Brighton's beaches. Plastic was (as usual) the most common thing we collected but we also had an inter...

[Read the rest of this article...]

Posted in: 3186
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
29
Although it rained, 21 volunteers braved the wet weather to gather an astounding 74.5Kg of litter from Brighton Beaches. Well done!
Posted in: 3186
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
24

The closeness to Christmas affected the numbers but we had 4 keen vounteers scouring the beach and foreshore.

Quite a lot of alcohol bottles and cans were found and of course plastic fragments. A fire extinguisher was also found.

[Read the rest of this article...]

Posted in: 3194
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
22

December marked Elwood's first birthday!  To mark this special occasion we finished our December beach clean up with a little celebration in the sun!  

[Read the rest of this article...]

Posted in: 3184
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
14
Clean up of Turkey Toms Beach
Posted in: 3182
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
13
For their first clean,  they had nearly 40 people along.  It was great.  They collected approx. 60 kg of litter.;  Harry looks forward to continuing the momentum for next year. 

[Read the rest of this article...]

Posted in: 3016
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
13
Christmas Clean for 3207BeachPatrol
A beautiful sunny day with a bit of wind at the start that then died off midway through.  A large group of volunteers turned out , 35 people collecting about 50 kg of litter.  5 syringes were recovered.  We covered about 1.3 km

[Read the rest of this article...]

Posted in: 3207
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
10

The forecast rain held off for our last Beach Patrol for 2014 on Saturday 6 December at Ricketts Point.  We finished the clean with a great Christmas BBQ to celebrate our first 6 months of existence and the holiday break.  Resuming BP on 7 February.   

[Read the rest of this article...]

Posted in: 3193
Actions: E-mail | Permalink |
Page 142 of 152First   Previous   137  138  139  140  141  [142]  143  144  145  146  Next   Last