Thriving in the “New Normal”: How COVID has changed the face of litter and how we engage with volunteers.
Tuesday, November 10 – 9:00am to 10:30am CST
Perhaps you remember LSU Professor, Mark Benefield from KLB’s conference when he shared his research mapping plastic trash in the Gulf of Mexico. Benefield is back to discuss his most recent project. In May, he launched a global research project to map the amount and types of personal protective equipment (PPE) litter due to the COVID pandemic.
The health and safety of our volunteers has always been a priority, but never more so than now. Learn how two local groups pivoted to meet the ever changing logistical challenges of organizing community improvement projects during a pandemic.