Wilderness Society cleans up Burns Beach

Brooke Fennell cleaning up Burns Beach.
Brooke Fennell cleaning up Burns Beach.

BURNS Beach resident Brooke Fennell, was recently inspired to run a clean-up at her local beach as part of a state-wide day of action to remove marine debris from coastal environments.

Despite a looming storm, 26 people attended collecting 840 pieces of rubbish from Burns Beach in just under one hour.

“I believe local community events are so important to keep us connected to each other and to the environment,” Ms Fennell said.

Now she is helping run another local event with the Wilderness Society, providing an opportunity for community members to get involved in environmental issues.

“I’ve been volunteering with the Wilderness Society for over six months now,” she said.

The clean-up crew.

“They are doing great work across Australia to support local communities who want to get involved in protecting nature.”

The Joondalup Welcome Night on November 14 is a chance to meet like-minded people and hear more about the Wilderness Society’s work.

It will be held at Moments Caf from 6pm to 7.30pm.

RSVP at bit.ly/joondalupWN or contact Claire McKinnon at claire.mckinnon@wilderness.org.au.