2014 Florida Volunteer Updates

As the North Atlantic right whales migrate to the South Georgia/Northern Florida coast each winter volunteers help watch for and capture critical details related to this endangered species. This information helps scientists track the fate of the species and acts as a first alert system to pilots in the shipping lanes to avoid accidental killings. This blog shares the findings, photos and other pertinent information gathered from the Palm Coast Sector Volunteer Team while helping to connect and communicate the many ways we can protect the right whales and sustain our wonderful ocean life.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

The Original Lobster Float Rope Door Mats

Ok. Update on the float rope door mats. The first person to come up with the idea for this product AND continues to help the Maine lobster fishermen and the North Atlantic right whale population is David Bird and his company is called Custom Cordage. 
Buying these mats helps to safeguard the right whales, support lobstermen and protect the environment and keep the employees of Custom Cordage working all year round. So far 500,000 pounds of rope destined for landfills has been rescued by Mr. Bird’s company and they’ve reused more than 100,000 pounds in these doormats. 
You can purchase these beautiful, durable, original, hand-made door mats made from reclaimed Maine lobster fishermen's float rope at the following online retailers - one even has a sale going on this weekend!  I think I'm getting the YELLOW and green one! I mean, tis the season, right?
Yours in the ocean life. CS
Where to buy the original door mats....


More on how these Door Mats came to be....
And don't forget - the Right Whale Festival is today at Jacksonville Beach. Hope to see you there!


1 comment:

  1. We're from Maui and I just wanted to share with you our excitement over the return of the humpback whales to the Hawaiian waters. It's something that we look forward to every year. Here is a recent article about the whales that I think you might like.
    People here in Maui love the whales. We love them and protect them.