Our Responsible Pier Initiative (RPI) partners in Virginia have been hard at work! While we were installing cigarette receptacles on Florida piers, we stopped at the Post Office to ship supplies to Virginia Beach. Our colleagues at the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center monitor seven fishing piers. Since 2014, they have been holding workshops for pier managers, surveying anglers, and responding to incidentally hooked sea turtles in the Virginia Beach area. … Read More
We had a very successful road trip through Florida to visit many of our partners and install cigarette receptacles on their piers. A few highlights of the trip are below!