Wordless Wednesday – Shoreline Cleanup {w/LINKY}

This past Sunday, along with several other volunteers, I participated in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup; we had a lot of fun and collected quite a bit of debris.  Have a look below to see some of what we collected! {The photos below were all taken by my sister, Kathy over at Oak Lawn Images} … [Read more...]

It’s time to grab your gloves and head to the beach! {Living Green}

Grab your workgloves and head to the beach to participate in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup!  The official clean up runs from September 15th -30th and you can still sign up by visiting this interactive map to find a clean up near you. … [Read more...]

It’s not too late to get involved in this fun and worthwhile event {LIVING GREEN}

Over the past few weeks I've been trying to get the message out regarding the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-up... Impacts of Shoreline Litter on People  Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup – Impact of shoreline litter and aquatic debris  Mark your calendars – September 15 – 23 is the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup   ...it's not too late to get involved!!   … [Read more...]

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup – Impact of shoreline litter and aquatic debris {LIVING GREEN}

Impact on Wildlife Shoreline litter and aquatic debris primarily threatens wildlife through entanglement and ingestion. Additionally, many of the species that are most vulnerable to these risks also happen to be endangered or threatened, including sea turtles, fish, marine mammals, and birds. Entanglement Entanglement is most often caused by items such as plastic strapping bands, rope, wire, fishing lines, six pack rings and other similar items. Meanwhile, abandoned fishing gear … [Read more...]