December 10, 2018

Shedd Aquarium To Help Clean Up 12th Street Beach

CHICAGO (CBS) – The Shedd Aquarium has adopted a beach near the aquarium for Earth Day, and will help remove trash and debris from the sand for the next several months.

Museum officials and other volunteers will survey 12th Street Beach once a month through the fall, and pick up whatever trash and debris Chicago Park District rakes might have missed.

Ten-year-old Grace Trudeau joined the volunteers at the beach on Wednesday.

“We were supposed to do an Earth Day volunteer, or do a poem, and I wanted to do an Earth Day, because it helps the Earth,” she