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Beach Bucket Stations Re-Installed

May 31, 2023
beach bucket station

SCCF’s Coastal Watch has partnered with the City of Sanibel and Bailey’s General Store to re-install the beach bucket stations that were lost during Hurricane Ian. These buckets provide beachgoers a convenient way to collect debris while enjoying our shores.

The new stations are located at Tarpon Bay Beach and Bowman’s Beach.


”We hope people take advantage of this resource, as there is still a continuous flow of debris washing onto our beaches in addition to the hurricane debris still buried and scattered,” said Coastal Watch Director Kealy McNeal. “We’ve noticed many people stuffing trash into their pockets, tackle boxes, shell bags, etc., and we wanted to create an easier way to collect debris.”

Volunteers are needed to help monitor the stations and ensure buckets are emptied, useable, and accounted for. One of the biggest issues with the stations before the storm was missing buckets.


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