North Palm Beach Heritage Festival - April 4, 2011
Four volunteers from the Village of North Palm Beach hosted an information booth and distributed Stormwater And Me program outreach materials at the festival, attended by approximately 3,000 people. During the event, the following outreach materials were given out:
Thanks to everyone that participated and everyone that stopped by to learn more about our stormwater.
Debris can be harmful to wildlife
Nutrients (from leaves, grass, fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides) can lead to fish kills and excessive amounts of algae in the water
Bacteria (from pet waste and dead animals) can produce health concerns
Sediment can reduce the system's ability to handle potential flooding and adversely affect aquatic organizms
Chemicals, oils, and paints can be toxic to plants and animals