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Alliance For the Great Lakes

Agency Description
Our vision is that, by working with you, we can conserve and restore our Great Lakes for generations of people and wildlife. Public policy, education and local efforts are how we‚??ve been caring for the lakes since 1970. The Alliance is the oldest Great Lakes organization devoted 100 percent to the lakes. Our professional staff works with scientists, policymakers, businesses, community groups and everyday citizens to protect and restore the world's largest surface freshwater resource.From forging forward-looking Great Lakes policies to promoting Great Lakes education to on-the-ground efforts to improve thousands of miles of Great Lakes shoreline, we've been out front and behind the scenes caring for the lakes since 1970.
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Opportunity:Adopt-A-Beach Volunteers and Team Leaders

Date:06/05/2014 -

Agency:Alliance For the Great Lakes

Looking for a way to take care of your Great Lakes? Lead or volunteer for an Adopt-a-Beach‚?Ę cleanup with the Alliance for the Great Lakes! We‚??re always looking for new individuals and groups to lead cleanups or to help out at cleanups that others have planned. Last year, 15,181 volunteers removed 40,211 pounds of trash from 1,388 cleanups. Here are two ways you can participate: Volunteer: Join a group that has already organized an Adopt-a-Beach‚?Ę cleanup. Find an open event near you at greatlakesadopt.org. In addition to picking up debris, volunteers record what they find to help guide education and solutions. Lead: You can become a team leader and coordinate your own event at your favorite beach. Team leaders help to recruit volunteers, coordinate the day of the event and submit results from their event online. To learn more, visit our team leader webpages.