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"Coastal Stewards"

CALIFORNIA

DIVERS

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COASTAL

STEWARDSHIP

What is Stewardship?

from Websters:

stew∑ard∑ship

Pronunciation:

\'stŁ-?rd-?ship, 'styŁ-; 'st(y)u?rd-\
Function:
noun
Date:
15th century
2: the conducting, supervising, or managing of something ; especially : the careful and responsible management of something entrusted to one's care <stewardship of our natural resources
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

May 2013. Beach Clean up with Keller Williams Realty. More pics here

Abandoned Lobster Net Removal February, 2011 Video Here

 Coastal Clean Up Day September 25, 2010

Redondo Breakwall:Pics Here

 

Target Areas 2009

 

Learn more about Marine Debris:

MARINE DEBRIS 101

Plastics Grocery Bags  are a huge problem  in the ocean and along the shore. Promoting the use of reusable bags is an easy way to turn the tide on this environmental disaster.

Plastic Bags Video

Marine Stewardship Updates! Lead Fishing Weight Removal  July 2010.  Video here

 See All Pics Here

August 2009: Daniel with some U/W Clean up

July 2009:

June 2009:

Daniel from Dana Point goes all out pulling mass quantities of debris off the beach and out of the water. Way to reperesent Daniel!

The boys from Santa Barbara with an impressive haul of lobby traps up the hill.

May 2009:

More abandoned lobster traps hauled out from below the Cliffs in Palos Verdes. Stephan drove all the way from irvine to pull these traps plus some random trash.

April 2009:

Even when the WSB are in thick, spearos take time to get litter off the beaches and out of the ocean  in Southern California. The legendary Zenspearo got in on the action off Pt Loma:

March 2009:

Boaters get in on the Shore Divers Challenge. John Hughes recovers some party balloons on a recent trip to Catalina Island. Balloons continue to be a huge problem in our ocean.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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