Beach Patrol looking for bright ideas to keep litter from ocean – AustraliaPosted on July 23, 2019 by DrRossH in General
A dedicated group of south-west volunteers have been rewarded with a state government grant to continue their environmental work cleaning up the region’s beaches.
Beach Patrol 3280-3284 will receive $14,820 over two years to create educational and promotional materials with the aim of reducing the amount of litter entering the ocean from local sources.
Over the past 15 months members have collected marine debris data through beach clean-ups which has helped identify litter and its sources.
BeachPatrol is a large volunteer group performign over 500 cleans a year on beaches and in streets in Victoria Australia.