Del Rey Beach Approach Cleanup

Join SOLVE at the Del Rey Beach Approach cleanup from 10 AM – 1 PM! This event is part of the annual Beach & Riverside Cleanup and the International Coastal Cleanup, a world-wide effort to keep our beaches healthy and reduce the impacts to marine life. Dress for rain or shine and wear sturdy shoes. SOLVE will provide bags and gloves. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own reusable bucket/bag and water bottle to help reduce plastic waste. Don’t forget about the small stuff! The #1 items found on Oregon beaches are tiny bits of plastic and cigarette butts, which are harmful to shore birds and marine life. Bring an old colander to sift the sand for these items. Please remember our ocean shores can be dangerous. Avoid logs in the water and marine mammals, and never turn your back on the ocean! If you find any hazardous material, please alert your Beach Captain. Hauling, disposal and recycling services donated by Recology Western Oregon (formerly Western Oregon Waste).


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  • When

    Saturday, 09/23/2017
    10:00 AM-1:00 PM

  • Where

    Del Rey Beach Approach
    Del Rey Beach State Park on Highlands Ln.
    Gearhart

  • Directions

    From South: Take US-26/US-101 N exit towards Astoria. Merge onto US-101. Look for Del Rey Beach sign on 101, take left on Highlands Ln to Del Rey Beach Access.

  • Meeting Spot

  • Safety issues


  • Minimum age

    No minimum age

  • If available please bring

    Reusable bucket or bag for trash, tools to sift small pieces of trash from the tide lines (e.g., an old colander)

  • Coordinator

    Dane Osis
    dane.osis@oregon.gov
    503-861-3170 x41

  • Registration Questions

    Kaleen Boyle
    503-844-9571 x332
    or 800-333-7658 x332
    kaleen@solveoregon.org