Marine Debris Program Presents at the Port Townsend Marine Science Center’s Virtual Educational Series
SEPTEMBER 27, 2021 ─ On September 15, 2021, Andrew Mason, Pacific Northwest Regional Coordinator of the Marine Debris Program (MDP) presented on marine debris and plastics as part of the Port Townsend Marine Science Center’s virtual educational series in partnership with the Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee.
The presentation provided general information around marine debris issues in the Pacific Northwest ahead of the International Coastal Cleanup that was conducted on September 18, 2021. The discussion ranged from how big of a problem marine debris is in the Puget Sound, to what members of the public can do to avoid contributing to the problem and be a part of the solution.
For more information, please contact Andrew.Mason@noaa.gov.