Keep Golden Isles Beautiful Encourages Girl Scout’s Effort to Prevent Stormwater Drain Debris

Jul 21, 2017 1:35 PM ET

Chelsea Yates, an ambitious 11-year-old, has jump-started a movement to remind people that littering around public storm drains negatively effects the environment -- namely, marine life -- by posting notices on roadside storm drains in Brunswick, Georgia.

Chelsea, a Girl Scout Troop 30105 member, was paired up with the City of Brunswick by Keep Golden Isles Beautiful Executive Director Lea King-Badyna to help prevent litter from entering stormwater drains. Keep Golden Isles Beautiful, a Keep America Beautiful affiliate, matches environmentally-minded Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts with advancement projects that promote a cleaner community.

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