“Blue Flag Awareness-Raising Project on the Beaches” Completed
“Awareness Raising Project for Blue Flags on the Beaches” organized on Ortaca-Sarıgerme Beach by Muğla Metropolitan Council has been completed with several events.
The project, which was implemented by Muğla Metropolitan Council- Department of Tourism Youth & Sports and supported by Ortaca Council, Turkey Foundation of Environment & Education and Sarıgerme Association of Environment & Education, took place with great enthusiasm. The project activities on Sarıgerme Beach were beach cleaning in 2 minutes, red-green banner game, kite activity, underwater cleaning, face painting and informative video presentation for children. Students from nearby towns and several citizens joined the activities. Wastes collected from the beach and underwater were displayed on banners with environmentalist slogans. The Metropolitan Council also presented appreciation plaques to institutions and volunteers supporting the organization.
V.Ali İnan, Director of Muğla Metropolitan Council Department of Tourism Youth & Sports, explained: “Our arrangements to raise awareness on environmental cleaning on the beaches carry on. By bringing our children from the countryside, we have made them involve the activity here. Our department have included the Awareness-Raising Project for Blue Flags on the Beaches in 2016 as well.”