I hope you will join us again this year to do our part in helping our local river. We usually meet at the Smithfield Commons and normally if you arrive early enough (9 or so) there are plenty of free canoes to use to get out on the water and help pick up debris. We also have the opportunity to pick up the debris around the bridge and common areas if you arrive too late for a canoe. Please join us on this cleanup day, the rewards are great.
Come join us! Everyone is welcome to join our 31st Annual Lake Cleanup!
Register at the Picnic Pavillion between 8am and 9am. Gloves, trash bags and onion sacks (for the scuba divers) will be available. Shore walkers will pick up shoreline and scuba divers will pick up under water. All ages and everyone is welcome!
Woo hoo!! Day 3 of my pledge to collect trashy marine treasure was a great success. Back out on the House Reef and today's haul was: 16 plastic drinks bottles, 1 plastic shampoo bottle, 16 plastic food pots (yoghurt pots), 1 flip flop (I still don't understand the amount of flip flops out there!), 1 piece of nylon rope and a badminton shuttlecock?????? Job done for the day. Back out with my collection bag tomorrow - one person can make a difference - in just 3 days that's a lot of plastic.......
I am loving the Project AWARE Trash is Treasure campaign and I'm pledging that from tomorrow I will endeavor to recover trash on every dive for the rest of the month AND on days when I am not diving I will go and clean up the beach! I can't arrange clean ups this month as we are so busy on the island but I am taking the Project AWARE slogan of One Dive At A Time to heart - if any one is reading this - why not do the same!!!?? Let's clean our seas and favorite dive spots!!!