"It was just after dark when the truck started down
the hill that leads into Scranton Pennsylvania.
Carrying thirty thousand pounds of bananas. "
- H. Chapin
Much more than that, 100,000 pounds of abandoned fishing gear was retrieved from the waters around Bellingham. I think by any measurement this is a good thing.
As I type this I think, geeze, I could reuse this netting to cover the ~20'x20' chicken coop in the back yard and add some funky birds . Or at least prevent the hawks from endangering the little feathery ladies out back that offer me their finest eggs.