The only thing you should leave on the beach are your footprints

Real Estate Agent with BlueCoast Realty Corporation

The only thing you should leave on the beach are your footprints

Hello, and welcome to Wrightsville Beach NC -- one of the most beautiful beaches you'll ever find!  We are so glad you're here and we hope to see you again and again. 

One of the things that makes Wrightsville Beach NC so enjoyable is how clean it is.  This doesn't happen without your help.  Please, enjoy yourselves and remember this rule; If you brought it with you, you need to take it with you.  Don't leave your trash for others -- there are receptacles at every public beach access; go ahead and use them, we don't mind!  Help keep Wrightsville Beach NC clean so that everyone can enjoy it.

The only thing you should leave on the beach are your footprints . . .

Picture of seagull footprints on the beach

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Tish Lloyd, REALTOR®


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Realty World Cape Fear

1119-A Military Cutoff Road

Wilmington NC 28405



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Comments (21)

Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I normally also leave a masterpiece sand castle!  At least until the next high tide. :-)

Jul 04, 2011 01:39 AM
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

It is a beautiful place and you are correct should be left that way. i have a home at HAmpton Beach in Nh and it is common for 2 scenarios, someone to get up from their blanket and chair and leave fast food wrappers, boxes, cans and anything else they consumed in a heap of trash instead of carrying it off the beach when they leave. The other scenario that happens just as often as cars parking in front of my house, dumping all their trash out of the door before heading back to where thye come from. Th egood thing is there is more good visitors than bad, and even better there are loads of volunteers who clean up after them, all i ask is a little respect.

Jul 04, 2011 01:41 AM
Jerry Newman
Brown Realty, 210-789-4216, - San Antonio, TX
Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation

Good Morning, Tish. I love the beaches, and it's wonderful when everyone remembers to keep them clean.

Jul 04, 2011 01:59 AM
Charles Edwards Bentonville
Coldwell Banker Harris McHaney & Faucette 479-253-3796 - Bentonville, AR
AR REALTOR, Bentonville Real Estate Agent and Broker

Tish, Excellent reminder to treat the beach and the earth in general with respect.

Jul 04, 2011 02:07 AM
Navona Hart
Century 21 Realty @ Home - Farmville, VA
Selling the Best Properties in Central Virginia

I love the beach!  I hate it when I see people leave things behind.  I really do! 

Jul 04, 2011 02:17 AM
Cindy Jones
Integrity Real Estate Group - Woodbridge, VA
Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News

Couldn't agree more!  Have a terrific 4th of July.

Jul 04, 2011 02:57 AM
Lee & Pamela St. Peter
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Realty: (919) 645-2522 - Raleigh, NC
Making Connections to Success in Real Estate

Tish, footprints on the sand...  oh I wish I could leave mine on some beach somewhere today.  What a fabulous fun thing to do today.  I hope you get a chance to enjoy our beautiful NC beaches with your family and friends today...

Happy 4th of July!


Jul 04, 2011 04:16 AM
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

It is because of a few slobs that we need to have rules in place.  They are usually the sameone that complain a lot.

Jul 04, 2011 05:40 AM
Peggy Hughes/pha logistix, inc.
pha logistix inc - San Francisco, CA

Tish... and your message is appropriate for beaches all over the country!  Happy 4th to you and your family.

Jul 04, 2011 06:11 AM
Cinnamon Wright
Wilmington Real Estate 4U 910.547.1446 - Wrightsville Beach, NC
Assistant to Tish Lloyd

You hit on one of my pet peeves with this one, BL.  It's not that hard to just pick up what you put down. 

Jul 04, 2011 06:27 AM
Liz and Bill Spear
RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 - Mason, OH
RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs

Tish, It's a simple concept, clean up after yourself!  It's one of the things that irritates me everytime I see someone does a cigarette butt out of their car.  No ashtrays??

Jul 04, 2011 07:44 AM
Karen Baker
Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty - Sunset Beach, NC
Professional Help with Rapid Responses...

Tish ~ Another pet peeve of mine too ~ Keep it Clean ~ Pick up From Yourself ~ Keep our beaches beautiful ~

Jul 04, 2011 07:53 AM
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Tish, I think the North Carolina beaches are among the most beautiful in the world.  I love to come to Duck. 

The other night, we were watching an old movie, and the two main characters were sitting on a beach having a picnic.  And when they finished eating, they just left their trash and leftovers.  You'd never see that in a movie being made today!

Jul 04, 2011 07:58 AM
Eric Michael
Remerica Integrity, Realtors®, Northville, MI - Livonia, MI
Metro Detroit Real Estate Professional 734.564.1519

It's amazing that some people really don't care that they're trashing public places like that. I think the only thing you should be leaving behind, besides footprints, are coins and little treasures for those weird people with metal detectors to find!

Jul 04, 2011 08:21 AM
Scott Hayes
(512) 786-8300 - Austin, TX
Realty Austin, Broker Associate



I plan to make it to your beatiful area one of these days. And when I do, we'll make sure to leave it the way we found it.

Jul 04, 2011 12:53 PM
Lora "Leah" Stern 914-772-4528
Coldwell Banker, 170 N Main Street, New City NY 10956 - New City, NY
Real Estate Salesperson

Tish, and you I'm sure do a great job of covering up for those that leave more than just footprints.  Hope you got to enjoy the beach today.

Jul 04, 2011 12:56 PM
Christine Smith
Buyers Brokers Only LLC - - Canton, MA
Exclusive Buyer Agent & Attorney, Canton, MA

Tish...excellent advice for beachgoers everywhere!  We got to spend some time at the beach over the past few days...hope you did too.  Happy 4th!

Jul 04, 2011 02:52 PM
Ron Marshall
Marshall Enterprises - Saint Michael, MN
Birdhouse Builder Extraordinaire

Tish, I hate finding bottle caps and cigarette butts.  Thanks for the great eco advice.  We all need to be aware of how much we enjoy these public spaces when they are clean.

Jul 04, 2011 03:23 PM
Tish Lloyd
BlueCoast Realty Corporation - Wilmington, NC
Broker - Wilmington NC and Surrounding Beaches

Nice to see so many agree, now if we could just get the rest to fall in line!

Again, I'm sorry for not having the time to answer each of you individually.  I promise to get back to my 'normal' responding when I get back to NC.  Hope you all had a wonderful 4th of July!

Jul 05, 2011 08:32 AM
Keller Williams Select Realtors-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC - Bowie, MD
I don't make promises.I deliver results.SOLD HOMES

Hi Tish. I hope you had a nice 4th of July. Whenever I am at the beach,I am going to remember this blog. Thanks for sharing. Great post.

Jul 06, 2011 03:06 PM