Friends of Bahia Honda 
 State Park

National Public Lands Day Septeber 25, 2021

National Public Lands Day 2021

  • 60 participants, including staff & organizers
  • 1,961 pounds of plastic removed
  •  Marine Debris Data Collection
  •   Plastic Bottles =255
  •  Plastic/Styrofoam cups =40
  • Bottle Caps = 375
  • Plastic Cutlery = 61
  • Plastic Bags = 9
Thanks to the ATV, recently donated to the Park by the Friends of Bahia Honda, we were also able to haul traps and other heavy debris from the beach.
Sponsored by the Friends of Bahia Honda State Park along with event co-partners, Conch Republic Marine Army and Coastlove, our waste removal partner Waste Management, Jay Villavicencio, Manager of Winn Dixie BPK, and to Jake Weinberger with the FDEP Marine Debris Program for coming out to help us educate!

We want to give a special thank you to Keely Kessler-Final, Park Service Specialist, Mark Duncan, Park Manager, and the staff of Bahia Honda State Park for their continuous hard work, passion, and love for this amazing Island and our ocean.

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