3198 BeachPatrol Covering the Seaford Beaches

3198 BeachPatrol
The Seaford Foreshore Reserve is one of the few remaining substantial, continuous strands of natural coastal vegetation near Melbourne. Seaford is notable for this reserve, which divides the beach from Nepean Highway along the whole length of the suburb. This reserve was the site for an extensive dune restoration program undertaken by the Port Phillip Authority in 1972, under the title of the "Seaford Experimental Project". 

 

The program involved extensive areas of fencing, revegetation and the installation of walking tracks, seats, tables and shelters. The Seaford beach is a long stretch of beautiful beach and 3198Beachpatrol wants to keep it that way. We meet once a month to spend an hour cleaning litter off our beach, then go to a local café afterwards for a coffee and chat. We meet on Sunday mornings. Sign up to get on our email list for cleaning notifications. See us on facebook too

How much difference has 3198 group made in this year?

Kgs of rubbish collectedShopping bags of rubbishVolunteer HoursBottles & cans
    
1017998325

How much difference has 3198 group made in Previous years?

Kgs of rubbish collectedShopping bags of rubbishVolunteer HoursBottles & cans
    
132383711812657

Most Recent 3198 Group Activities

3198 May clean by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au
Thank-you to the 20 super humans that braved the elements and volunteered their Sunday morning to make our beach beautiful and our world a better place.

The Seaford family collected 27kg of waste off the beach, including 110 bottles and cans.
3198 Seaford April Beach clean by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au
WOW! what a glorious day and fantastic effort from 17 awesome volunteers!
33.5kg of disgusting trash removed from the beautiful Seaford beach in just 1 hour.
mostly a mix of plastics, cigarette butts and 45 bottles/cans.
Welcoming back the gorgeous Amy with her new baby beach patroller Joshua, what a cutie.
Always grateful to our dedicated regulars and delighted to meet the new local helpers today!
Thanking-you for a great day
3198 Seaford March Beach clean by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au
Sunday March 26th was a wonderfully sunny morning for a stroll along Seaford beach.
With the fantastic help of 25 people (large and small) we managed to remove thousands of tiny plastics, cigarette butts and general trash from the beach and sand dunes.
Mostly small items around this area.
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3198 BP Contact details

If you live in the area and want to contribute to keeping your beaches clean then Sign up with 3198BeachPatrol to become a member. As a member you will get

  • Email updates on news and upcoming activities
  • Free BeachPatrol Tee shirt
  • Share some together time at a local cafe after the 
  •     beach cleaning session
  • Participate in BeachPatrol social functions

Next 3198 Beach Clean

Cleaning DateTimeActivity Details
   
23-Aug-202010amBeach Clean 10am-11am at Opposite Seaford Road (Opposite Woolworths)

Last 3198 Group Data

Activity DateNo. bagslitter - KgHrs
    
01-Mar-2020152716

Last 3198 Group Activity

3198 Clean Up Aus Day Clean march 2020 Seaford Pier by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au

Thanks for attending the Clean Up Australia Day Clean at Seaford Pier March 2020
We had 24 wonderful volunteers who collected 26.5kgs total, 13kgs of recycling and 13.5kgs of litter, including 91 bottles and cans.

 

FC Council ute present at site when arrived at 8.30am from a distance appeared to have 4 orange bags in the back of ute

 

Site appeared a lot cleaner than have previous experienced.

 

A volunteer was noted to remark that it seemed as if someone had cleaned it up very recently. 

Last year in 2019 there a FCC representative collecting rubbish however I asked him for what he collected and he gave it to us so we could include it in our count. 

Lots of cigarette butts however, one amazing volunteer collected approximately 100 butts + on her clean 

 

A lot of the cans/bottles very old 

 

2 dvd cases

1 syringe

5 odd pairs of shoes

2 pairs of underwear

Towel

Fishing rod 

Part of a boat 

Bait container

Fishing line

3 balls 

Oil container

Clothing 

In this year

Most Common Items selected
 
Plastic fragments < 5cm
Plastic fragments >5 cm
Plastic nurdles (preproduction pallets)

Spotting plastic nurdles

This year todate - Recording started after Oct 2015

None100+1000+
   
024

In previous years

None100+1000+
   
32527