Bring Back the Bayou

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bayou2.jpg  When he discovered his local mangrove full of trash that had floated downstream, noble Floridian and kayak guide Kurt Zuelsdorf took action.  Among his many clean-up projects is this simple and innovative trade: he offers free kayak rentals in exchange for bringing back a bag of trash.  So far this project has collected 11,000 pounds of waste, to say nothing of Zuelsdorf’s larger interventions with a local nonprofit.  Kudos, Kayakin’ Kurt.

Photo by Scott Keeler for the St. Petersburg Times

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