About 80 divers will gather on Sunday October 15 in Puerto de Mazarrón to carry out a year, a new Conference on Seabed Cleaning the Bay of Mazarrón.
These days, reaching its seventeenth edition, are organized by the dive center helps them ZOEA and Mazarron Town Council through the Department of Environment.
As underlined by the mayor of Mazarrón, Ginés Campillo, "This initiative represents an important commitment to the environment amount to which the council is taking place in this new legislature. Undoubtedly, the Department of Environment is still one of the most active areas of action of the corporation because we understand that the protection, defense and enhancement of our natural heritage will help generate more tourism and boost the local economy. "
The conference will begin at 8 thirty in the morning with the output of the first group of divers.
It is expected that the second group of fund performance cleaning out about 11 and a half in the morning.
When everyone returned from the activity, enjoy a barbecue at the marina of Puerto de Mazarrón once you have realized from the tons of trash collected from the seabed.
But this year the activities are expanded, because at night the hotel "Balneario de Mazarrón - Sensol" will host a dinner to be attended by all participants and during which he held the draw for a number of awards.
Also attending will be shared between various gifts including bags should be noted about Mazarron tomatoes that have been donated by the agricultural company "Hortis - Mazarón Horticulture."
The price to participate in all activities is 60 euros and there are still some places available.
Councillor for Environment and Citizen Participation, David Fernandez, he emphasized the importance of this conference "to be pioneers in our country" and said his department "will continue to work with both ZOEA as with other associations and environmental groups to continue initiatives aimed at promoting the preservation of natural resources. "
The conference will also feature support from the Department of Public Safety and Civil Protection, as well as Red Cross volunteers, to perfect their development as the branch said the councilman, Miguel M Âª Encarnación.
The dive center director ZOEA, Elba Simon explained that "as the years pass we get fewer tons of trash from the sea. It seems that people are more aware of the need to keep clean the seabed, as this greatest care has a positive effect in each and every one of us. "
Simon said "it is amazing what we have to get over the past editions. Besides the typical cans or boots, we have come to find streetlights, shopping carts and even a safe."
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón