Barnegat Bay Blitz
Lake Riveria Middle School's Involvement with the Barnegat Bay Blitz
Gary Paxton, 8th Grade Science Teacher & Kettle Creek Crusader Advisor/Coordinator has partnered with DEP Blitz Captain Bob Marcolina for both of the Barnegat Bay Blitz's.
Kettle Creek Crusaders - conducted a clean-up on the grounds of Lake Riveria Middle School.
20 Students (The Kettle Creek Crusaders) participated each time.
Pinewood Park - Girl Scouts
Ines Grimm - Troop Leader
Seven girls and six adults
About 15 bags of recycling, 15 of trash, and some big things, carpeting, an Evinrude motor cover, 2 hydraulic fluid containers, and about 19 tires. The place looks great now.
Windward Beach - Coast Guard Auxiliary
Mike & Debbie Bennett, Franz Azuolas, Harv Monter
Boy Scouts Pack 33 (Bears) did a cleanup around the Aldi/Job Lot and Route 88 in Brick.
- There are 7 shopping carts plus a 55 gallon fish tank.
- Its all pretty much trash.
- We had lots of plastics but we pulled a lot from the stream itself.
- Some had been there for a long time.
- The water up to my chest in spots.
- Very muddy in there we were stuck a few times.
- We had close to 30 adults and Scouts.
October 19, 2011 Blitz Recap:
I would like to thank the following folks for their participation/cooperation with the Barnegat Bay Blitz:
Rob Karl of the Brick Twp. MUA
Heidi Tabor of the Brick Twp. MUA and Brick Environmental Commission
Glenn Campbell of Brick Twp.
Gary Paxton, 8th Grade Science Teacher at Lake Riviera Middle School and Coordinator of the Kettle Creek Crusaders.
The Kettle Creek Crusaders of the Lake Riviera Middle School
Bob Raisch, NJDEP Employee and Brick Resident
In Brick we concentrated our efforts in three different areas known to collect trash and are accessible by foot. 1) Area around Forge Pond 2) Area around Cedar Bridge Branch and 3) Area around Kettle Creek by the Lake Riviera Middle School. In total we collected approximately 10 bags of trash, along with a shopping cart and car keys. Trash mostly consisted of food/drink containers and empty cans. The Kettle Creek Crusaders were made up of 20 students, 2 volunteers from Brick MUA and 2 volunteers from NJDEP. 24 in all.