Shoreline Clean-ups

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2006 - 2011: Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Summary

This summary is provided by Peggy Juchli on behalf of the Pigeon Lake Stewards. The Pigeon Lake Watershed Association extends our sincere appreciation to Peggy and all volunteers that take part in this important initiative.

For information on the this program please visit the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup website.

Weight collected to date: 11,453.45 lbs/5154.05 kg


Shoreline & Recreational  Number
Bags (paper or plastic) 1726
Balloons 247
Beverage bottles (plastic) 481
Beverage bottles (glass) 333
Beverage cans 1071
Caps, lids 1996
Clothing, shoes 448
Cups, plates, utensils 919
Food wrappers/containers 2507
Pull tabs 268
6-pack holders 36
Shotgun shells, wadding 26
Straws, stirrers 503
Toys 783
Ocean/Waterway  Number
Bait containers/packaging 170
Bleach/cleaner bottles 35
Buoys, floats 83
Crab/lobster/fish traps  
Crates 3
Fishing line 63
Fishing lures/light sticks 62
Fishing nets 28
Light bulbs/tubes 13
Oil/lube bottles 20
Pallets 9
Plastic sheeting/tarps 141
Rope 290
Strapping bands 207
Smoking Related Number
Cigarettes, filters 7610
Cigarette lighters 51
Cigar tips 546
Tobacco packaging/wrappers 425
Dumping Activities Number
Appliances 1
Batteries 0
Building materials 661
Cars/car parts 67
55-gallon drums 5
Tires 156
Medical/personal Hygiene Number
Condoms 7
Diapers 31
Syringes 7
Tampons/Tampon applicators 3
 Items of Local Concern  
Fire works 3371
Plastic flagging bits (3 Year's data) 1469

Most unusual items: a personal water craft with Arizona registration, a leg bone, a super large buoy, an Oilers pompom, a full case of beer, bags of dog doo, and a dog collar and leash attached to an anchor, sports bra, broken lawn mower, anti-bark dog collar, water trampoline.


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ENDOWMENT FUND: Pigeon Lake Watershed Association has a Family of Endowed Funds with the Edmonton Community Foundation. To contribute, please contact Noel Xavier at

PLWA Charitable BN/Registration Number
85541 4785 RR 0001


Pigeon Lake Watershed Association
P.O. Box 1353
Calmar, Alberta
T0C 0V0


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