june, 2019

16jun9:30 am12:00 pmWardie Bay Beachwatch Beach Clean

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Event Details

This latest Wardie Bay Beachwatch, providing citizen science data to Marine Conservation Society is in memory of an entangled humpback that the Forth Marine Mammals #forthmarinemammals group tried desperately to save. They named the whale White Fluke (or Tynae), and are hosting a Firth of Forth-wide beachclean on Sunday 16 June to encourage everyone to make our seas a better place. Ghost Gear – fishing ropes – weighed this magestic whale down like an anchor, cutting his fluke, until he was eventually too exhausted to fight. We have to change this world that we have blighted with our carelessness and pollution.

Beach clean ups are taking place all around our shores on this day. Locations include:
Musselburgh
Longniddry
Portobello
Seafield &
Wardie Bay
Get in touch more info about other cleans: https://bit.ly/30JV86K

Please join us!

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Sunday 16 June, 09:30 – 12:00

Please come and encourage friends and family to come along too.
Gloves and litter picking equipment are provided.
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Please also visit our twitter page @wardiebaybeach for regular tweets or find the event on the MCS website, register and sign up there! https://www.mcsuk.org/beachwatch/beach/wardie-bay-beach/event/2019-06-16

Write to Karen at wardiebaybeachwatch@gmail.com for further information.

Looking forward to seeing you!

Time

(Sunday) 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Location

Wardie Bay

Wardie Bay beach, 92 Lower Granton Road, Granton, Edinburgh, EH51ER.

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