||April 8, 2013
Washington State University-Kitsap County Extension
(360) 337-7224 or
Participate in a beach litter clean-up and exploration
Help beautify and protect
(Port Orchard, WA) - April is Earth Stewardship
Month, and residents are invited to join other community members in an
effort to clean-up Sinclair Inlet shorelines. Following the collection of
debris, volunteers can contribute to the litter survey by sorting and
counting the types of litter that were found. This is a great event for
individuals, groups and families.
Areas covered are: Evergreen Park, Bremerton
shoreline from Marina to Manette Bridge, Manette (from the Boat Shed
Restaurant to Bachman Park on Shore Drive); Silverdale Waterfront Park;
and Port Orchard Annapolis Pier.
Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013
Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Meeting Locations and contacts:
Volunteers for Annapolis will meet at the
Annapolis Pier. Contact John Denis,
email@example.com or (360) 871-2571 with questions.
Volunteers for all Bremerton locations will meet
at the Bremerton waterfront at the end of 2nd street. Free parking
is available under the Hampton Inn. Contact Renee Johnson,
firstname.lastname@example.org or (360) 337-7224 with questions.
Volunteers for Silverdale Waterfront Park will
meet at the park. Contact
email@example.com (360) 337-7224 with questions.
Participants will see first-hand the negative effects
that litter can have on our economy, wildlife, and recreational
pursuits. Our region relies on tourism and recreation, but who wants to
fish, boat, swim, or sight-see while surrounded by trash? Wildlife can
be harmed by mistaking litter for food or becoming entangled in rope or
Event Sponsors are:
Blue Sky Printing, City of Bremerton, Kitsap County Public Works, Kitsap
County Surface and Stormwater Management, Kitsap Trees and Shoreline
Association, National Park Service, Still Hope Productions, Inc.,
Washington Sea Grant, Washington State Department of Ecology, Washington
State Department of Transportation, Washington State University Kitsap
Extension, and Waste Management.
Extension programs and employment are available
to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported
through your local Extension office.