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A stretch of Ambergris shore is no longer a sore sight for our eyes

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Susan Barkhouse spends part of her birthday in the field picking up trash with her friends and neighbors. Now that is devotion!
Susan Barkhouse spends part of her birthday in the field picking up trash with her friends and neighbors. Now that is devotion!

Still basking in the glow of a huge effort to clear the roadside of trash just north of the Sir Barry Bridge, only one week later the neighborhood tackled an especially unsightly spot.

About 20 neighbors met at Coco Loco’s Beach Bar Friday afternoon and, armed with bags and gloves, marched north on the trash.

Their objective was the area near the barge landing. Once a deep water pool, separated from the sea only by a rock wall, the area has filled in with putrid sargassum and plastic. Compounding the sea-borne trash, cyclists and walkers frequently tend to dump their drink bottles and snack bags along the trail that runs through the field. Read the rest of this entry »