What not to do while at the beach

By on August 17, 2019

Have you heard of the seven principles of the Leave No Trace program? The individuals responsible for digging this trench in Avon on August 15 broke four out of seven of the principles. Leaving such a large hole in the beach can lead to serious visitor injuries, damage to emergency response vehicles, delays in responding to swimming-related emergencies, and could prevent sea turtle hatchlings from making it safely to the ocean.

Please be considerate of other visitors, including visiting wildlife, by leaving no trace of your beach visit.

We appreciate the concerned visitors who reported this large hole to our staff. If they had not reported it, the hole may have filled with the recent rain water and created additional hazards to children and adults walking along the beach. Thank you to those who helped fill the hole back in so nobody got hurt!

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