Ep 141: About Keep the Esplanade Beautiful with President Ann Dalkey – Fit Armadillo

Ep 141: About Keep the Esplanade Beautiful with President Ann Dalkey

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About Keep the Esplanade Clean with President Ann Dalkey

Struggling to find your fitness motivation? Getting moving while giving back to your local community can be a great way to make new friends while exercising. Today's guest, Ann Dalkey, is the President of Keep the Esplanade Beautiful, a nonprofit organization that organizes monthly beach clean ups (first Saturday sweeps), a great way to get in a walk while making a difference. Ann stops by to share more about the organization and how you can get involved. She also talks about the endangered El Segundo blue butterfly, a species whose habitat includes parts of Redondo Beach and also benefits from the work of Keep the Esplanade Beautiful. Tune in to learn more about the nature in our special South Bay area!

About Ann Dalkey

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Following 32 years working as a marine biologist, Ann took the opportunity to retire and accepted a position at the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy working on habitat restoration. Now fully retired, Ann volunteers for a number of projects, including 

president for Keep the Esplanade Beautiful. This is a lovely resource for Redondo Beach and visitors which is used extensively for all types of outdoor exercise.

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