3198 BeachPatrol Covering the Seaford Beaches

3198 BeachPatrol
The Seaford Foreshore Reserve is one of the few remaining substantial, continuous strands of natural coastal vegetation near Melbourne. Seaford is notable for this reserve, which divides the beach from Nepean Highway along the whole length of the suburb. This reserve was the site for an extensive dune restoration program undertaken by the Port Phillip Authority in 1972, under the title of the "Seaford Experimental Project". 


The program involved extensive areas of fencing, revegetation and the installation of walking tracks, seats, tables and shelters. The Seaford beach is a long stretch of beautiful beach and 3198Beachpatrol wants to keep it that way. We meet once a month to spend an hour cleaning litter off our beach, then go to a local café afterwards for a coffee and chat. We meet on Sunday mornings. Sign up to get on our email list for cleaning notifications. See us on facebook too

How much difference has 3198 group made in this year?

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How much difference has 3198 group made in Previous years?

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Most Recent 3198 Group Activities

3198 Beach Clean 24th February 2019 by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au
Hi Team, 
Thank you for joining us in February! 
We had an amazing 48 people join us to help clean up our beaches! In total we picked up 31kg including 73 bottles and cans. 20kgs of rubbish and 11kgs of bottles and cans. We picked up two bags 50% of the bags were CDS.
3198 25th november clean 2018 by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au
news letter link with photos of rubbish picked up


You are all so fantastic! We had an amazing 33 people join us to help clean up our beaches! In total we picked up 22kg including 107 bottles and cans. 17kgs of rubbish and 5kgs of bottles and cans!
A special edition beach patrol in Seaford by 3205@beachpatrol.com.au
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3198 BP Contact details

If you live in the area and want to contribute to keeping your beaches clean then Sign up with 3198BeachPatrol to become a member. As a member you will get

  • Email updates on news and upcoming activities
  • Free BeachPatrol Tee shirt
  • Share some together time at a local cafe after the 
  •     beach cleaning session
  • Participate in BeachPatrol social functions

Next 3198 Beach Clean

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Last 3198 Group Data

Activity DateNo. bagslitter - KgHrs

Last 3198 Group Activity

3198 Seaford BP August Clean by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au

Hi Team, 

Largest Collection of Rubbish in over a year!
August 25th 2019 Beach Clean
50 volunteers!
68.6kg total - 4 large bags
51.8 kgs - 3 large bag of rubbish
16.8 kgs - 1 large bag of CDS
including 95 bottles and cans

Notable items - frisbee, glove, boat door, fishing wire, asbestos, metal, chair, oar
Straws collected - not counted

Thank you for joining us in today!
I've only been with Beach Patrol for a year but today was the largest about of litter removed from the beach I have ever seen! We had 50 amazing volunteers (24 not in the photo) join us to help clean up our beaches! In total we picked up 68.6kgs including 95 bottles and cans. 51.8kgs of rubbish and 16.8kgs of recyclables!


25 people in photo + photographer = 26 volunteer hours 

24 people left between 10.40 and 11. approx 18 left with 15 minutes to go so subtract 15 minutes x 18 = 4.5 hours subtract 

4 left on 11 and 2 left half hour prior - so subtract another hour - 

- .75 for group leader who only got 15 minutes on the beach picking up litter = 43.75 volunteer hours 

In this year

Most Common Items selected
Plastic fragments < 5cm
Plastic fragments >5 cm
Plastic nurdles (preproduction pallets)

Spotting plastic nurdles

This year todate - Recording started after Oct 2015


In previous years