Category: cleanup

What can be done about algae blooms?

We know there is an answer, we know the time is NOW.  Algal blooms are here to stay, they are the new normal for Florida.  Our population has grown too much and with the comes excess nutrients that leach into our waters from all the human activity.  Our temperatures are rising along with CO2 concentrations […]

1st Quarter’s Moore’s Creek Cleanup

Saturday, February 17th  Moore’s Creek 1st Quarter Cleanup It was an awesome day in Fort Pierce with over 65 people coming together at the 10th St Linear Park to help clean litter and deritus from the banks and the waterway of lower Moore’s Creek.  We had 3 youth groups, Marine Cleanup Initiative’s partner, Sword Outreach […]

Moore’s Creek Cleanup

DETAILS ON OUR FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE CALLING OUT TO ALL OUR VOLUNTEERS, CITIZENS, CHILDREN, GIRL SCOUTS, BOY SCOUTS, 4-H GROUPS, RIVER KIDS, AFTERSCHOOL CLUBS, WATER HEROES & THOSE THAT JUST WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE….. WE NEED YOUR HELP SATURDAY FEB 17TH 9-12 BRING YOUR MUCK BOOTS, WADERS, GLOVES & KAYAKS TO HELP US KEEP […]

Spoil Island Cleanup Event

Marine Cleanup Initiative Inc is excited to announce that on January 12, 2013, in conjunction with West Marine, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. Smithsonian Institute, the City of Ft Pierce, Ft Pierce City Marina, Ft Pierce Authentic Tours, Lisa’s Kayaks, Dive Odyssea Kayak Rentals, Little Jim Bait Shop Kayak Rentals, Ft Pierce Motorized Kayaks, Ft Pierce […]

Great News For Our Environment

Last Monday, Captain Don addressed Ft Pierce City Commission. First to praise the Mayor for leading the charge for our winning the Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation. But also to point out that at a recent dive along the city seawall over 900 pieces of plastic serviceware were collected. This is significant and he felt […]