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Volunteers needed for Microplastics monitoring

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Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula (NREP) are looking to combat microplastics in Whyalla.
As part of a nation-wide battle against the rising issue they are asking for a minimum of 15 people to volunteer as participates in an Australian Microplastics Assessment Program (AUSMAP) Microplastics monitoring day.

As part of the cuttlefest experience the participants would help to monitor sites to look for pieces plastic smaller than 5mm that can be hazardous to marine environments and life.

NREP will organise sites at Eight Mile Creek, Point Lowly and the foreshore with the hope that local groups, schools and individuals will monitor the locations.

For more information on the training day and how to become a volunteer, contact Barbara Murphy at NREP on 0427 188 546.