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A small way to give back

If you were wondering where The Husband and I are going to be this Saturday morning, we’ll be down at Taga’chang Beach in Yona participating in the 11th Annual International Coastal Clean-up. Check it:

Hafa Adai Local Members!
Elaina here, Education Coordinator for UnderWater World. I just wanted let you know about a worthwhile environmental event happening this weekend. I am sure you all appreciate our beautiful beaches and reefs, so here is an opportunity for all of us to give back to the environment.
11th Annual International Coastal Clean-up
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2005
Start Time: 7:00 am

Clean-up Locations: Paseo, Piti (near Fish Eye), Pago Bay, Tanguisson/NCS Beach, Gun Beach, Dungca’s Beach, Taga’chang Beach, Ipan Beach Park, Nimitz Beach, Agat Beach, Inarajan Bay, Merizo Shore, Umatac Shore, Rick’s Reef Beach, Talofofo Bay, Marine Lab
Dive sites: USO/Piti Channel (call Guam Tropical Dive Station for more info: 477-2774); Agat Bay (call Micronesian Divers Association for more information: 472-1632)
Note that all participants will receive a t-shirt (first come-first serve), free admission to UWW, and free admission to Fish Eye Marine Park on the day of the event.
UnderWater World is overseeing the Tanguisson/NCS beach site, but we encourage you to participate at any site near you.
No pre-registration is required, just show up at any of the sites listed above. Bring your friends and family and let’s clean up our beaches!
If you would like more information about the event, feel free to drop me an e-mail or give me a call. Hope to see you there!
Regards,
Elaina Todd
Education Coordinator
Office: 649-9191 ext. 120
Email: [email protected]

Islanders, I really hope you guys can make it to a clean-up site near you for this very worthy event. For you off-island folks, if you live near the water I encourage you to check into a coastal clean-up effort happening in your area this coming Saturday.

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1 Response

  1. Cristina says:

    Awesome! I hope there’s a big turn out for that. I wish more people would do their share in cleaning the beaches here in South Texas or at least wish they would enforce the littering fines. Our beaches are sad.

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