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Tigertail Beach Cleanup, Sept. 2011

FOT President Debbie Roddy signs up a group from the NAACP, led by chapter president Harold Weeks. The Friends of Tigertail did their bit during the 2011 International Coastal Cleanup Saturday, retrieving trash from the beach, and tabulating the data for a worldwide snapshot of human impact on the oceans. Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle

Photo by LANCE SHEARER

FOT President Debbie Roddy signs up a group from the NAACP, led by chapter president Harold Weeks. The Friends of Tigertail did their bit during the 2011 International Coastal Cleanup Saturday, retrieving trash from the beach, and tabulating the data for a worldwide snapshot of human impact on the oceans. Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle

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  • Maria Desgraces DaSilva, a native of Brazil, searches for trash far from Ipanema. The Friends of Tigertail did their bit during the 2011 International Coastal Cleanup Saturday, retrieving trash from the beach, and tabulating the data for a worldwide snapshot of human impact on the oceans. Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • FOT's Susan LaGrotta disposes of a banana peel. The Friends of Tigertail did their bit during the 2011 International Coastal Cleanup Saturday, retrieving trash from the beach, and tabulating the data for a worldwide snapshot of human impact on the oceans. Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • FOT's Ken Kubat goes over a tally sheet with volunteer Cynthia Corogin. The Friends of Tigertail did their bit during the 2011 International Coastal Cleanup Saturday, retrieving trash from the beach, and tabulating the data for a worldwide snapshot of human impact on the oceans. Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • Ken Kubat of FOT maps out a cleanup area for Harold Weeks and an NAACP volunteer youth group. The Friends of Tigertail did their bit during the 2011 International Coastal Cleanup Saturday, retrieving trash from the beach, and tabulating the data for a worldwide snapshot of human impact on the oceans. Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • FOT President Debbie Roddy signs up a group from the NAACP, led by chapter president Harold Weeks. The Friends of Tigertail did their bit during the 2011 International Coastal Cleanup Saturday, retrieving trash from the beach, and tabulating the data for a worldwide snapshot of human impact on the oceans. Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • Marco's environmental specialist Nancy Richie, left, and Friends of Tigertail president Debbie Roddy talk during the cleanup. The FOT did their bit during the 2011 International Coastal Cleanup Saturday, retrieving trash from the beach, and tabulating the data for a worldwide snapshot of human impact on the oceans. Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • Maria Desgraces DaSilva, a native of Brazil, searches for trash far from Ipanema. The Friends of Tigertail did their bit during the 2011 International Coastal Cleanup Saturday, retrieving trash from the beach, and tabulating the data for a worldwide snapshot of human impact on the oceans. Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • Steven Fox got into the tough stuff, and his shoelaces have the sandspurs to prove it. The Friends of Tigertail did their bit during the 2011 International Coastal Cleanup Saturday, retrieving trash from the beach, and tabulating the data for a worldwide snapshot of human impact on the oceans. Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle

The trash didn’t stand a chance. By nine a.m., Tigertail already had 51 volunteers registered and out cleaning up the beach, and more showing up, for the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup.

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