It was a beautiful morning for a beach cleanup at MacArthur Beach State Park! Over 50 volunteers came out and together we were able to remove an impressive amount of debris (mostly plastic) from the beach. One volunteer even found a baby green turtle in some debris and a park ranger was able to quickly get it on its way out into the ocean.
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park was established in 1989, the only state park in Palm Beach County. The purpose was and is still today, to protect a very rare and spectacularly beautiful piece of Florida’s southeast coast. John D. MacArthur realized this after a university study in the 1970’s revealed the biological treasures in this area. You can learn more about the state park here.