Act Locally

Sea TurtleThe Sea Turtle Preservation Society continues its lecture series “Think Globally; Act Locally” on February 5, 2009, at 7:30 PM, at the Melbourne Beach Community Center, Melbourne Beach, Florida. The doors open at 7:00 PM and refreshments will be served. The meeting is open to the public.

Our guest lecturers are Barbara Venuto and John Weber of Keep Brevard Beautiful. The topic of their presentation is “Litter, the Good, Bad, and Ugly.”

Barbara Venuto is the Environmental Programs Coordinator for the Great American Cleanup (Trash Bash, St Johns River) Group cleanups, Adopt-A-Road & Shore Programs, Litter Hotline, Litter Index, Xeriscape Beautification Grants, and compiles monthly reports.Her talk is about the community cleanups results and overall data seen.

John Weber , Beach Program Coordinator, administers the Criminal CAS Community Service Beach Cleanup Program. As the Volunteer Coordinator and Coordinator for Student Community Service, Mr. Weber is on the beach almost every day cleaning up. He will talk of the his experiences with umbrellas, towels and other finds.

They will also share information about other Keep Brevard Programs.

For more information, contact
Brandon Smith, Media Relations Chair
Sea Turtle Preservation Society


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