Beautification
Water
Wildlife
Participants
50
Hours
8
People Served
1,000,000,000

What is your wish for this project?

Living on Long Island, New York, we are lucky to be surrounded by beaches. Unfortunately, not everyone shares in the appreciation of nature, and people thoughtlessly litter, leaving our beaches full of trash. The trash pollutes the environment and poses a lot of threats to wildlife. So our group has chosen the campaign to explore our community by starting our own project: cleaning-up the local beach. C.A.R.E. is a group I started on Facebook....read more

How did it go?

As homeschoolers, we say the world is our classroom. Sadly, many of our "classrooms" are not cared for. Our group meets at our local beach for environmental science classes, hiking, birding, picnics, swimming, and other fun activities. We always find so much trash on the beach and I wanted to organize something that would help clean it up. A major concern I have is all the plastic that is left behind or washed up from other places. I've done a lot of research on this that I’ve sha...read more