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Every Wednesday this summer is Waste Free Wednesday at Courageous Sailing center. This means that on Wednesday’s students and instructors compete together as a sailing level against the other sailing levels to see who can create the least amount of trash at lunchtime.
One point is given for every reuseable item that students and instructors use or any items they bring and plan to reuse, such as Tupperware, plastic bags, silverware utensils, etc.
One point is also given for anyone who saves any food they do
This week’s theme is Seabird Specialists! Boston has many seabirds, which our sailing students often see out on the water. Cormorants, gulls, and terns are among the most frequently noted species. Though seabirds might not be the most glamorous creatures, they play an important role in the ecosystem and are actually more interesting than they might appear. For example, Artic Terns, who often stop by Boston Harbor along their annual migration route, have one of the longest migrations (by distance) of any bird- traveling about