Coastal Cleanup Day
Friday, September 8, 2017
The Mendocino Land Trust is proud to have coordinated the California Coastal Commission's Coastal Cleanup Day in Mendocino County for the past 15 years.
We work with local individuals, business and community organizations to gather volunteers, and establish cleanup sites throughout Mendocino County. Last year, we removed over 5,500 POUNDS of trash and recycleables with the help of 300+ volunteers along 70 miles of shoreline!
Join us at one of our many locations on Saturday, September 16th from 9am - Noon. Walk-ins are welcome, no need to sign up ahead of time, just show up at your favorite beach and lend a hand. Supplies will be provided, but we ask all volunteers to please bring their own work gloves, water bottle, and garbage receptacle (bucket, bag, etc.) to help reduce waste.
Check out our Facebook Event Page for more information.
Coastal Cleanup Day is a great way for families, students, service groups, and neighbors to join together to take care of our fragile marine environment, show community support for our shared natural resources, and to have fun. If you would like to captain a beach or organize a group, please contact our office at (707) 962-0470 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Coastal Locations North to South:
Westport Beaches - Erin Brazill
Seaside Beach (North of Fort Bragg) - Nicolet Houtz of the Mendocino Land Trust
Ten Mile Bridge South (North of Fort Bragg) - Mendocino Coast Audubon, Art Morley. Meets at the south end of Ten Mile Bridge.
Ward Avenue Beach (Fort Bragg) - Surfriders, Walt and Jackie Dooley. Meets at the parking lot at the north end of the section of Ward Avenue that runs parallel to the beach.
MacKerricher (Fort Bragg) - Soroptimist Cleanup begins at 9:00 am. We will be meeting in the Laguna Point Parking lot, which is accessible by turning west off of Hwy 1 onto Mill Creek Drive and following the road to where it ends at the parking lot.
Virgin Creek Beach (Fort Bragg) - North Coast Brewing Company
Pudding Creek Beach (Fort Bragg) - Fort Bragg Middle School, Richard Becker. NO additional volunteers needed at this location.
Noyo River Kayak Cleanup (Fort Bragg) - Liquid Fusion Kayaking. Clean Noyo River via kayak or canoe. Volunteers may bring their own vessel, or rent a kayak. Please pre-register with Liquid Fusion at 707-962-1623.
Noyo Harbor Beach (Fort Bragg) – Noyo Center for Marine Science
Hare Creek Beach (Fort Bragg) - The Hospitality House. Meet at College of the Redwoods parking lot at 9:00 am.
Caspar Beach (Caspar) – CMAR Coastal Mendocino Association of REALTORS
Big River Swimming Holes (Mendocino) - Asa and Teresa of Spade Natural Resources Consulting.
Big River Beach (Mendocino) – Mendocino Land Trust
Van Damme (Little River) - Richard Hubacek of The Woods in Little River called the Little River Environmental Action Group
Manchester Beach (North of Point Arena)
Moat Creek Beach (South of Point Arena) - Todd Orenick of Point Arena Charter School. Meet in the Moat Creek Beach parking lot at 9:00 a.m. on FRIDAY instead of Saturday
Cook's Beach (North of Gualala)
Gualala Point Regional Park (Gualala) - Gualala Lions Club Meeting in the main parking area.
Inland Locations to North to South:
Baechtel Creek (Willits) - John Sherman of the City of Willits, multiple locations are being added. The City of Willits will provide waste disposal.
Gibson / Orr Creek (Ukiah) - Registration is at 9 am. Meet on the Orr Street bridge (between Ford and Brush St) Lunch is provided. Call Linda at 463-2721 for more information.
To learn more about Coastal Cleanup Day click here.
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