Save the Manatee Club is collaborating with Keep Brevard Beautiful on a beach cleanup! Trash in our environment is a big problem for manatees and other wildlife. Manatees can ingest trash or get entangled in it, which can lead to injuries or even death. Any piece of trash on land can easily blow into the water and become a hazard for manatees. During the summer months, manatees can be found in shallow coastal areas and can sometimes even be observed from the beach, so we want to help them and clean up!
We’ll meet on Saturday, August 10th, 2019 at 8 a.m. at Lori Wilson Park in 1500 N Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931. Parking is available and supplies (buckets, gloves, trash pickers) will be provided. This is a family-friendly event, and everyone is welcome!