Beach and Coastal Cleanups

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Coastal Cleanup Day is September 19!

Coastal Cleanup Day is the largest volunteer event in California, and one of the largest in the world.  We are gearing up to celebrate with beach and shoreline cleanups on Saturday, September 19.  We will host a cleanup at our usual site at Aquatic Park with our partners from the SF Maritime National Historical Park.

Additionally, we are working with EcoCenter at Heron's Head Park, which is another division of, and multiple partners to coordinate multiple cleanup sites at the other end of the Embarcadero along the East side of San Francisco.  We are thankful for support from the California Coastal Commission Whale Tail License Plate Fund for this work.

We hope you’ll join us for Coastal Cleanup Day this year - please save the date of September 19th, and check back soon for details and registration information!

We had: 

43 volunteers

22 BYO supplies (like gloves and buckets!)

A grand total of 142 lbs of trash collected

Notable items: fishing line jumble with buoy, multiple plastic toys

We love working alongside dedicated volunteers to pick up everyday items like straws, wrappers, cigarette butts, and other plastic trash from harming our ecosystem.

Get excited for Coastal Cleanup Day!

Check out photos from the cleanup below!


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Other Cleanup Volunteer Opportunities

EcoCenter at Heron's Head Park

Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Sea Scavenger Conservancy

Surfrider San Francisco 

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