Wardie Bay - Beachwatch event 3 Mar 2018

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Beach: 
Wardie Bay
Status: 
Confirmed
Survey type: 
Beachwatch (year round)
Date & time: 
Saturday, 3 March 2018 - 10:30am - 1:00pm
Meeting location: 
Granton Harbour breakwater under the flags
Additional information: 

Wardie Bay Beachwatch aims to get neighbours together to meet and look after our shared back garden. We also aim to help spread the word on the need for better waste management in our homes, businesses and communities, and tackle the lack of recycling provision and excess plastic in our everyday lives.

2017 was a great beginning, and campaigning organisations, not least MCS, have seen encouraging support and reward for their efforts, e.g. the Scottish Government's commitment to introducing a deposit return system (DRS) for drinks containers, their ban on cotton bud sticks & microbeads in wash-off products; not forgetting the ban on fracking in Scotland (feedstock for this 'beyond irresponsible' plastics industry, which in turn spills nurdles into our seas). There is an urgent need to redress the balance between industry and nature. There is a need, simply, to continue to clean up our local shores of plastic waste to help prevent creatures from choking on it.

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Please come and encourage friends to come. Or you might want to come to see if you fancy becoming a MCS Sea Champion of your own local beach.

Please take part in our survey, but if we get lots of people we are able to spread out and do a thorough sweep of the Harbour.

Gloves and litter picking equipment are provided.

Please visit our facebook page @WardieBayBeachwatch or twitter @wardiebaybeach and sign up for updates, pics and shares.

Looking forward to seeing you!

Call Karen on 07803 582789 or write to wardiebaybeachwatch@gmail.com for further information.

Beachwatch registration

Thank you for your interest in participating in Beachwatch. Please fill in the form below to register as a volunteer or organiser. You will then be sent an email confirming your registration with a link to validate the process.

If you need further information before registering please read our volunteer and organiser pages.

Beachwatch role
If you apply to be a Beachwatch Organiser we will contact you to confirm your application.
Beachwatch Organiser confirmation
  • I agree to read and follow the information relating to Health and Safety available in the organiser guide.
  • I agree to carry out a risk assessment in advance of Beachwatch events and I will keep a written record of these assessments.
  • I will record the details of any accident or incident of concern during the event and report this to MCS.
  • I will give a Health and Safety briefing to any volunteers before events start.
  • I understand that I must not supervise young volunteers under 18 years of age, nor allow anybody who is not their legally responsible adult to supervise them (some examples of legally responsible adults include: their parent, guardian, school teacher or guide leader).
  • I understand that if no surveys have been conducted within three years my beach will become available for others.
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