Tag Archive for 'fishing gear'

Clearing the Guernsey shore of litter during Beachwatch weekend 2011

September 22nd, 2011 by Richard Lord

During a windy Saturday 17 September 2011 many volunteers, coordinated by the States of Guernsey Environment Department, participated in the Marine Conservation Society‘s Beachwatch Big Weekend by walking the Guernsey sea shore to collect litter.

Guernsey south coast beach cleans during Beachwatch weekend 2010

September 25th, 2010 by Events

During Beachwatch weekend Environment Department officer Jan Dockerill collected seaborne litter that had been deposited on the beach at Moulin Huet on Guernsey’s south coast.  Jan Dockerill found there were nearly double the number of plastic bottles and Polystyrene and Polyurethane pieces compared to 2009 but in 2009 the tides and wind direction brought less […]

Clearing Champ Rouget of litter during Beachwatch weekend 2010

September 24th, 2010 by Richard Lord

The bay to the north of Chouet on the north coast of Guernsey is a collection trap for objects that float in from the sea.  Beachwatch volunteers wore gloves and collected litter in flexible plastic tubs.  This is preferable to using plastic bags, which adds to what needs to be disposed in the landfill. Plastic […]