Hurricanes and severe storms come with high winds, heavy rains, and storm surges that have the potential to damage property and create a large amount of marine debris. Protecting our families and possessions are usually our top priority when we hear of an approaching storm, as they should be, but do you know what else to do to get ready and help prevent marine debris?
As the Southeast U.S. braces for Hurricane Matthew, we ask: “are you ready for the storm?” Check out our new “Are you ready for storm season?” one-pager to see if you can answer “yes.” This document outlines the basic steps you can take to best protect your family and home, boat, and marina from storm damage and prevent your property from becoming marine debris. It also includes useful links for more storm-prep steps.
Take a look to help keep yours safe and prevent as much storm-related marine debris as possible.