Tsunami memorial, preparedness events set for Tues., March 11

On Tuesday, March 11 a memorial event will recognize the third anniversary of Mar 11, 2011, when a horrific tsunami hit Japan, causing massive loss of life and property. The District of Ucluelet will host a public memorial event at Big Beach from 1:30 to 2:30pm.

Along with the memorial, the District of Ucluelet and Peter Clarkson are planning a Tsunami Debris & Emergency Preparedness Information Session on March 11 at the Ucluelet Community Centre from 7-9 pm.

From Mar 8 -12, the Japan Love Project along with 73 students from the International Volunteer University Student Association in Japan will help remove debris within Ucluelet’s municipal boundary, the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve (PRNPR), and possibly along the shoreline of Yuulu il at territory.