Apr 27, 2019 | 9:00 AM | Saturday

Sat Apr 27, 9:00 AM - Sat Apr 27, 12:00 PM
701 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

Community: Channelside

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Join The Florida Aquarium team for a shoreline cleanup at 7409 Picnic Island Blvd in Tampa to clean up trash and raise awareness of the importance of clean shores for the health and wellness of marine animals and the natural environment.

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The Cleanup
April 27 | 9 AM

Picnic Island, Tampa, FL

As a part of the Great American Cleanup, The Florida Aquarium in partnership with Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful will be cleaning up local Tampa shorelines and planting mangroves to protect and restore important marine habitat and ecological resources in Tampa Bay.

Our goal is to collect as much trash and debris as possible to contribute to healthier shorelines and oceans. We will also be planting mangrove propagules that have been raised in The Florida Aquarium's Wetlands gallery. Come for the whole day, or come for an hour. Any time you contribute helps to protect and restore our blue planet!


Join The Florida Aquarium team by choosing 'Picnic Island' as your cleanup location.

Register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScjLaFW7W13jgiDs6zByOkkhJyUz2EbUE0xB_YSO5vNUgJ6bA/viewform

Important Cleanup Tips

Wear closed-toe shoes, a hat and/or sunglasses.
Wear clothes you don't mind getting wet or dirty.
Bring / wear sunscreen (we recommend coral reef safe brands).
The Florida Aquarium will provide gloves and other cleanup supplies.

Other Considerations

Water coolers will be provided. We recommend bringing your reusable water bottle to fill up and stay hydrated.
Use caution when onsite at the cleanup:
If something is too large to lift, get help or leave it and we will report to the proper authorities.
If you come across broken glass or syringes, please leave them alone and do not risk injury to yourself or others.
Please respect wildlife and land around the cleanup area including mangroves, animals, etc.

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