Join the 30th Annual International Coastal Cleanup Day!
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Registration for the event will open on August 1, 2014. Please check back at that time for more information on the event and to register to clean a beach. If you are interested in sponsoring Coastal Cleanup Day, or would like more information about being a Beach Captain, please contact Stephanie at email@example.com
*If you don’t get a confirmation email contact the office 707.829.6689 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Registration will open on August 1, 2014 for the event.
Goat Rock Beach
North Jenner Beach
North Salmon Creek Beach
South Salmon Creek Beach
WHAT IS COASTAL CLEANUP DAY? California Coastal Cleanup Day, an annual beach and inland waterway cleanup, is the state’s largest volunteer event. In 2010, over 82,500 volunteers removed more than 1.2 million pounds of trash and recyclables from our beaches, lakes, and waterways. When combined with the International Coastal Cleanup, organized by Ocean Conservancy and taking place on the same day, California Coastal Cleanup Day becomes part of one of the largest volunteer events in the world.
WHY ARE BEACH CLEANUPS IMPORTANT? California’s coast and waterways have historically been collecting spots for annual accumulations of trash and debris. This debris, if not removed, can be harmful and even fatal to all manners of marine wildlife, can damage our state’s economy, and can even become a human health hazard. Coastal Cleanup Day is a great way for families, students, service groups, and neighbors to join together, take care of our fragile marine environment, show community support for our shared natural resources, learn about the impacts of marine debris and how we can prevent them, and to have fun!
For more info, contact Coastwalk: (800) 550-6854.
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