Volunteers needed for this event include:
Divers - All divers must be Open Water certified with at least 15 open water dives in their logbook. On the day of the dive cleanup, dive volunteers must submit their signed liability form (will be sent separately with Dive Plan). 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 and monitor for boat traffic.
Data collectors - Document debris collected for submission to Ocean Conservancy’s Marine Debris Index.
EVENT LOCATION: Spanish Rocks: Latitude: 27° 29.421' N Longitude: 82° 42.804' W
Dive brief and setup will be on the beach at the 33rd street beach access.
EVENT DATE/TIME: Saturday, June 21 from 8am-12pm.
POC: To volunteer for this event please go to http://tampabaygreenconsortium.org/?p=1053 and fill out the online form (for event, put Spanish Rocks Cleanup). Identify the position you are volunteering for. If you are volunteering as a diver, a required liability form will be sent.
Scott Lucci (World of Water, Incorporated and Al Jeffrey (Scuba Quest) have graciously offered to provide tanks (or air) for those who need it (based on availability). World of Water will also provide dive gear as needed. Please ensure you bring in your dive cards when picking up your tanks/gear.