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Help wildlife - beach cleanup scheduled for June 13th

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Help keep marine life safe! On Saturday, June 13th, from 9-11:30 am, come on down to Alki Beach (meet at Statue of Liberty Plaza), grab a provided bucket and a pair of “pluckers” and do your part to keep the sea free of dangerous debris.

Did you know that an estimated 80% of marine debris originates from land? Or that 360 billion cigarette butts are discarded in the U.S. alone each year - all of them leaching toxic chemicals into the soil and waterways? Did you know that derelict fishing gear and plastics injure and kill many thousands of marine mammals and seabirds annually?

For Seal Sitters, derelict fishing gear is an up close and personal issue. To find out why and for more details about the cleanup, please visit our website. To ensure we have enough materials on hand for volunteers, an RSVP is requested. Seal Sitters is co-sponsoring this event with partners Seattle Parks, PAWS Wildlife Center and the Alki Community Council.
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