Beach Patrol Activities

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3206BP November Beach clean

Despite blustery conditions and an onshore wind over a dozen volunteers turned out to clean the Albert Park beach today.  Quite alarming was the high number of Mutton birds had washed up on to the sand.  Apparently this is a migratory time and some birds face a hard time with the winds and lack of food. 

The council had had their beach sweeper over the sands the day before, but we still managed to pick up a lot of little pieces of plastic, the sweeper cannot pick up.

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3182Beachpatrol Big October Turnout
3182Beachpatrol had 33 volunteers turn out on Sat 12th Oct and collected 87 kg rubbish.

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3207Beachpatrol Cleans up in Port Melbourne
Thanks to all for the beach clean last Saturday.  We had approx. 15 people turn out to clean up the Sandridge and First point Beaches.  See attached picture. 
Happy to report we found relatively clean beaches.  With the upcoming summer months it will probably be a different story however.

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3184Beachpatrol gets an Assist

Two members of  3207Beachpatrol  went down to Elwood yesterday to meet with Patricia Acuna’s volunteer group called Transitions and do a beach clean of an Elwood beach in the 8184 zone.  Patricia had about 20 volunteers turn up including one of the council staff Julian.

We picked up about 30 kg of almost all plastic bits and straws over 2 hours.

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3207Beachpatrol Sept Clean unfurls CDS Banner
At the end of the monthly beach clean, the 3207Beachpatrol joined by some staff of the Ecocenter, unfurled a large banner that had been traveling around Australia to promote the introduction of the 10 cent container deposit scheme across all of Australia

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3812BeachPatrol Kicks off Spring clean ups

Held our first 3182 Beach Patrol of spring this morning at St Kilda West beach, a beautiful morning and so nice to collect litter in the warm again!

 

Thanks to all 24 of you that turned up today and I am so pleased that we are still getting great support. We have some new faces join us today and I am very pleased to welcome you to our group.

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3182 Cleans the St Kilda Beaches
Prior to this website being set up, 3182Beachpatrol had picked up 659 kg or rubbish off their beach alone by volunteer efforts meeting once a month from Jan to Aug 2013

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Prior to Aug2013, 3182BeachPatrol picked up 659 kg of litter from Jan 2013 through to July 2013

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3186Beachpatrol at work in June
We had another great result today. Thank you again to all those who contributed. With perfect weather, we had a solid turn-out of over 30 volunteers, who contributed to further improving our Bayside community beaches.

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3186Beachpatrol Joins in on Clean Up Australia Day
The 3186 Volunteers came together for CUAD to clean up the Brighton beaches.  A dozen large bags were filled with collected rubbish and removed from the beaches there. 

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