2010 Beach/River Sweep Results

Grice Marine Laboratory students, faculty and staff took part in the Lowcountry’s 2010 Beach/River Sweep.  Partnering with the surrounding Fort Johnson community, over seven miles of beach was cleared of trash (Fort Johnson, Fort Sumter/Grice Beach, Morris Island and Shutes Folly).  2008 Beach Sweep 003Three truckloads of garbage were collected as well as one truckload of recyclables.  The most abundant trash items collected were food and beverage containers.  When enjoying the beauty and activities that Charleston Harbor offers please help us to keep our ecosystem pristine and be mindful of your garbage.  Thank you to all who participated in the beach cleanup.

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