Blackstone Park Shoreline Cleanup
(4.8) Volunteers are needed to help clean up the shoreline along River Road. This effort was postponed from an earlier date and serves as the ‘you can help’ portion of last month’s “Message from the Gyre” project by environmental activist and photographer, Chris Jordan.
One of the best ways to fight plastic pollution is to guard against it entering our waterways in the first place. Please join us for the Blackstone Park Shoreline Cleanup. Dress in clothes you don’t mind getting a little dirty, and wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes. Children under 16 should bring an adult. We will provide trash bags and disposable gloves. Please feel free to bring your own work gloves if you have them, and your own reusable bottle of water.
Meet up at the Narragansett Boat Club on the Seekonk River. The Blackstone Park Shoreline Cleanup is sponsored by Save The Bay and Friends of Blackstone Park with support from the David Winton Bell Gallery, the Brown Arts Initiative, and the Narragansett Boat Club. (RSVP and register here.)
Except for some early incineration, every bit of plastic ever manufactured still exists. For more information read “Polymers are Forever” by Alan Weisman.
Noon, Saturday, April 8, Narragansett Boat Club, 2 River Road, (directions)