Earlier in August, a Marine Debris Clean-up at Alonnah brought together over 100 volunteers from the community and industry. Together they removed over 10 cubic metres of trash and 160kg of rope from the spectacular Bruny Island coastline.
D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration partners Kingborough Council, Huon Aquaculture, Tassal, NRM South, TasWater, and members of community groups and organisations such as Tasmanian Seafood Industry Council, pakana services, Friends of Randall’s Bay Coastcare Group, Conservation Volunteers Australia, Kingborough Coastcare, Hobart City Council, State Government, Basketmakers of Tasmania, the Huon Valley Roamers Landcare Group, Tasmania’s Parks and Wildlife Service, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, and Bruny Island Boat Club worked side by side collecting and sorting the debris.
This collaborative approach helps us all! If we are working together and talking to one another we can improve the health of our waterways and ensure the long-term viability of business, community and the seafood supply that depend on a healthy marine environment.
Read more about this event at the D’Entrecasteaux and Huon Collaboration website https://www.ourwaterway.com.au/cleanup-on-bruny-island-coastline/