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Tampa Bay Florida March 15 Dive Against Debris

St Petersburg, United States

27.615406, -82.725935

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This is a shore dive cleanup at Ft Desoto Bay Pier to support Tampa Bay Watch’s Great American Cleanup 2014 cleanup. 

Volunteer needed for this event include:

Divers - All divers must be Advanced 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.
  • Data collectors - Document debris collected for submission to Ocean Conservancy’s Marine Debris Index

EVENT LOCATION:  Ft Desoto Bay Pier 3500 Pinellas Bayway S, St Petersburg, FL 33715

EVENT DATE/TIME: Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 0800-1200. The Safety Brief will be at 8:30am.

POC: To volunteer for this event please send an e-mail with your name, contact info, and what position you are volunteering for to

If you are volunteering as a diver, you will be sent the required liability form.

Scott Lucci (World of Water, Incorporated), Anette Monroe (Gulfport Dive Center), and Al Jeffrey (Scuba Quest) has graciously offered to provide tanks (or air) and dive gear for those who need it (based on availability). 

NOTE: If you are volunteering for a group, please provide all names, positions volunteering for, and contact info of each volunteer in your group. 

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