Duke Energy employees gather up the approximately 1,000 pounds of trash they collected while volunteering recently at Weedon Island.
ST. PETERSBURG – Duke Energy employees volunteered at Weedon Island Preserve where they collected approximately 1,000 pounds of trash and spread 30 yards of mulch to help maintain the natural landscape.
The volunteer event was part of Duke Energy in Action, the company’s campaign to support local community volunteerism events across its geographic footprint.
Weedon Island Preserve, at approximately 3,700 acres, is an ecological jewel within an urban landscape on the shores of Old Tampa Bay. This coastal system, comprised of aquatic and upland ecosystems, is home to numerous species of native plants and animals, an educational facility and a rich cultural history.