Feb 262016



Friday March 4, 2015 9:00am – 12:00pm

Reef Relief will be distributing Stormwater Education door hangers on March 4th to residents of Key West. Volunteers will meet the Reef Relief staff at 9:00 am at the Willy Ward City Park outside the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Pool, 300 Catherine St. Look for the Reef Relief banner. Volunteer check-in will start at 9:00 am and the distribution will conclude at approximately 12:00pm. Please RSVP to Shell at Reef Relief via email at reefrelief@gmail.com.

Stormwater runoff is a major contributor to nonpoint source pollution, which is our nation’s largest remaining water quality problem. Nonpoint source pollution degrades the quality of our near-shore waters, and it is not caused by discharges from big factories or from sewage treatment plants. Rather, it is generated by all of us, a product of millions of actions that we take each day, including activities such as applying pesticides, washing our cars, or walking our pets. It is the cumulative impacts of these activities that contribute to stormwater pollution. However, by becoming more aware of the effect our actions have we can all develop more water-friendly habits and practices that will enable us to protect and restore the quality of our near-shore waters.

Reef Relief is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to improving and protecting our coral reef ecosystems. Find out more at http://www.reefrelief.org or call 305-294-3100.

[optin-cat id=”26188″]

Facebook Comments

 February 26, 2016  Posted by at 12:22 am Issue #155, Special Events  Add comments

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this. See our Privacy Policy here: https://thebluepaper.com/privacy-policy/