Clean Coasts has announced the shortlist for the annual Ocean Hero Awards.
The Clean Coasts’ Ocean Hero Awards pay tribute to the exceptional contributions made by Clean Coasts volunteers, groups, and communities in safeguarding our coast and marine life.
In County Waterford, Tramore Eco Group were nominated in the Group of the Year Category.
According to Clean Coasts, their hands-on approach to protecting the coastal environment and addressing issues like dune erosion reflects their profound love for nature.
In 2023, the group has engaged in ongoing projects to replant marram grass to protect their local sand dune systems.
Additionally, the group conducts weekly beach cleanups and actively promotes the #2MinuteBeachClean campaign on social media, emphasising the importance of individual contributions to marine and wildlife protection.
In addition to their environmental efforts, Tramore Eco Group participates in maintaining wildflower meadows, monitoring pollinators, conducting river and stream surveys, and contributing to biodiversity initiatives.
To view the full shortlist, visit www.cleancoasts.org.
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