Tampa Marine Debris Dive Cleanup - Ballast Point

Saturday, April 12th, 2014 from 8am-12pm – Ballast Point Park and Pier

Tampa Marine Debris Dive Cleanup - Ballast Point
Ballast Point Park
5300 Interbay Blvd
Tampa, FL 33611
United States
27° 53' 6.216" N, 82° 28' 46.8732" W
Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 05:00 - 09:00

This is a park and shore dive cleanup at Ballast Point Park and Pier to support Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup 2014 cleanup. 

Volunteers needed for this event include:

• Divers - All divers must be Open Water certified with at least 15 open water dives in their logbook.  Diver/surface marker buoys are required for this dive event.

•Kayaks/canoes – Volunteers with kayaks or paddleboards will support the divers in the water.

•Safety observers – Need pier and shore safety observers.  Shore safety observers will assist divers in and out of the water.

•Data collectors - Document debris collected for submission to Ocean Conservancy’s Marine Debris Index.

•Park Cleanup Volunteers – Collect and document debris collected within the shoreline and mangroves.

EVENT LOCATION:  Ballast Point Park, 5300 Interbay Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611

EVENT DATE/TIME: Saturday, April 12th from 0800-1200. The Safety Brief will be at 8:30am.

To volunteer for this event, simply go to www.tampabaygreenconsortium.org, find the link to this event and sign up.  For event, put Ballast Point Cleanup.  Identify the position you are volunteering for. 

NOTE: If you are volunteering for a group, contact us at volunteer@tampabaygreenconsortium.org. Please provide all names, positions volunteering for, and contact info of each volunteer in your group.