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Call for Volunteers for Community Shoreline Clean Up

The Town of The Blue Mountains is proud to support the organization, Georgian Bay Forever in its efforts to host community shoreline clean-up events at Little River Park in Thornbury.
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Lora Bay taken during twilight with the Niagara Escarpment visible in the far distance.

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The Town of The Blue Mountains is proud to support the organization, Georgian Bay Forever in its efforts to host community shoreline clean-up events at Little River Park in Thornbury.

Georgian Bay Forever has hosted two shoreline clean-up events this summer at the Thornbury Harbour, resulting in over 28lbs of garbage collected, including over 600 cigarette butts, 115 plastic fragments (many coming from zip ties) and over 56 pieces of fishing line.

Three additional shoreline clean-up dates are scheduled over July and August, and the organization is looking for volunteers to help with the clean-up efforts. The clean-up dates are scheduled for Monday, July 25, Monday, August 8 and Monday, August 22, 2022.

If you would like to volunteer, please contact Georgian Bay Forever by emailing plastics@gbf.org or by visiting www.gbf.org.

About Georgian Bay Forever

Georgian Bay Forever is a charity dedicated to scientific research and public education on Georgian Bay's aquatic ecosystem. Its mission is to protect, enhance, and restore the aquatic ecosystem of Georgian Bay by funding accredited research on water levels, water quality, and ecosystems; by educating the public and governments on issues regarding the environmental protection, conservation, the safety and preservation of the water and the natural features of the Georgian Bay area of Ontario; and by enhancing the public's appreciation for their environment.

To learn more about Georgian Bay Forever, please visit: www.gbf.org