Splash for Trash: International Cleanup Day 20 September 2008
Local Scuba Diving Stores team up with US Forest Service to participate in National underwater Cleanup Day at Saguaro Lake.
Volunteers help make clean waters a reality and join the biggest underwater cleanup of its kind.
Project AWARE is calling all divers, snorkelers and water enthusiast to make their data count and help reverse debris trends this September. We will expect over 30 volunteers to participate in the cleanup project at Saguaro Lake on 20 September 2008. Beginning at 8am with registration.
About International Cleanup Day
Project AWARE Foundation spearheads global underwater cleanups during International Cleanup Day and year round. This annual volunteer event addresses the devastating impact of marine debris on the aquatic environment.
Project AWARE empowers dive centers and individuals to clean the world’s oceans, lakes, rivers and shorelines. Volunteers take part in practical cleanup solutions and collect data, which is vital for change.
In 2007 a total of 358,617-recorded volunteers helped Project AWARE clean 34,560 miles of shoreline and remove seven million pounds of rubbish.
Sheryl Yerkovich, US Forest Service - 480-610-3332 firstname.lastname@example.org
Joe Favazzo, N Depth Scuba – 480-861-4214 email@example.com www.ndepthscuba.com
Greg Gapen, The Scuba Shop - 480-705-9327 firstname.lastname@example.org www.thescubashop.org