Keep Lee County Beautiful Monofilament Madness


This event ended on November 7, 2020 7:00 am


7:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Mound House
451 Connecticut Street Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

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Monofilament Madness

The KLCB Marine Cleanup is an annual event during which volunteers go out in boats, kayaks, canoes, jet skis and anything else that floats, to remove monofilament fishing line and other harmful debris from the mangrove areas of Lee County. The boaters begin working at safe light (dawn) and continue until around noon at which time they are treated to a Volunteer Appreciation Lunch by Sam Galloway Ford. Because of the focus on fishing line, the project committee has affectionately dubbed the cleanup “Monofilament Madness”. It is hoped that through educational awareness, the people who are causing the problem will be reached and their behavior modified so that, among other reasons, wildlife will be spared agonizing deaths from entanglement in monofilament fishing line. Register here.

This event runs from November 7, 2020 7:00 am to November 7, 2020 7:00 am.