Events and Announcements
Marine debris is defined as any persistent solid material that is manufactured or processed and directly or indirectly, intentionally or unintentionally, disposed of or abandoned into the marine environment or the Great Lakes. Looking for what’s new with marine debris in the Great Lakes region? Find events and other important announcements below.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Beachwood Community Center
25325 Fairmount Boulevard Beachwood, OH 44122
Please join the Friends of Euclid Creek and Northeast Ohio partner organizations for an evening of desserts and discussion with Dr. Sherri Mason, Chair of Geology & Environmental Sciences and Professor of Chemistry at the State University of New York in Fredonia as she discusses "The Perils of Plastics." Also learn about what the City of Cleveland's Office of Sustainability and the Cuyahoga County Council are doing to reduce plastic use locally from Dr. Cathi Lehn and Councilwoman Sunny Simon.
Register by August 7 online at cuyahogaswcd.org/events
This unique event helps raise awareness about the impacts of plastics on the environment, in particular oceans, lakes and streams. Part design competition, part boat race, the Great Lake Erie Boat Float is also lots of fun! Come check it out at the Cleveland Metroparks Lakefront Reservation, Edgewater Beach, Ohio on Saturday, Sept. 8th at 10am. For more information, see the website: https://lakeerieboatfloat.org/
Volunteer to be part of the International Coastal Cleanup! Join others around the world and be part of the solution to marine debris. Check out the ICC website for locations and more information.