Rose Hall resident, Selwyn Patterson, a teacher at RVA, said the institution will join with community, sports and cultural groups in Richmond, Chateaubelair.
Rose Bank, Troumaca and Cumberland to clean up the beaches in those areas.
Patterson, who teaches Vincentian history and project management at RVA. However said that it is important that Vincentians take care of the nation’s forest, rivers, and beaches as they are vital parts of the ecosystem.
Consequently, Patterson said that rivers can lead to floods and landslides and polluted beaches result in damage to reefs, which are essential to ocean health, including fish stocks.
First of all, “Let us all come out and help to clean up our beaches,” he said. Because the groups in the various villages in North Leeward have promises to send at least 10 volunteers. However is hoping that it in each community will be a community-wide effort.
He is also encouraging businesses, sports and cultural clubs, churches, and other groups across the country to volunteer to clean up a beach.