Marlborough Litter Intelligence Get Together and Planning Hui | Sustainable Coastlines

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Event details

Mon
29
Mar 2021

Marlborough Litter Intelligence Get Together and Planning Hui

Join us on the 29th of March at the Marine Farming Association at 4pm for a Get Together and Planning Hui for Litter Intelligence programme.

This Get Together and Planning Hui is a chance to meet other Litter Intelligence programme participants in your region and will include a brief overview of the programme in the Marlborough region followed by a discussion of the opportunities for programme participants in Marlborough. This Hui will allow participants to collaborate and coordinate survey and beach clean up efforts to maximise the impact of our work to ensure we keep Marlborough’s beaches beautiful. Please register your attendance on the form below.

Any questions, email ben@sustainablecoastlines.org

 

About the Litter Intelligence Programme

Working in collaboration with the Ministry for the Environment, Statistics New Zealand and the Department of Conservation, we have developed a national beach litter monitoring programme that will enable us to build an accurate picture of the beach litter problem in New Zealand and help to prioritise solutions.

By working to a United Nations Environment Program survey methodology, the data is collected at the highest standard of scientific rigour, allowing it to be used for national, regional and international reporting, including progress against UN Sustainable Development Goals.

To collect the beach litter data long-term, we work with community groups & organisations to conduct beach litter surveys across Aotearoa at least four times per year. We provide the training and tools required to take part in this project as Citizen Scientists, conducting regular litter surveys at their chosen local beach sites and loading the litter data into a new, easy to use nationwide beach litter Citizen Science Platform/App we’ve developed specifically for the project. The Litter Intelligence litter data base also includes a solutions data base and some awesome litter data visualisation tools that are in development at present. All the litter data collected is freely available to the groups involved as well as to the wider public and decision makers.

 

Interested in setting up your own site but can’t make the event? Please complete this form and we’ll reach out.

Registration

Please enter your registration details here. This helps us with event planning, and allows us to get in touch again if there are any important event announcements or major changes.

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