Umpqua Dunes Cleanup

Join SOLVE and the US Forest Service at the Umpqua Dunes 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 or kitty litter scoop 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 Southern Oregon Sanitation.


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  • When

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

  • Where

    Umpqua Dunes
    Off Salmon Harbor Drive in Winchester Bay.
    Reedsport

  • Directions

    From 101 North, go 2 miles south of Reedsport to Winchester Bay. Take second turn-off on to Salmon Harbor Drive. From 101 South, drive to Winchester Bay. Take first turn-off on to Salmon Harbor Drive. Follow Salmon Harbor Drive and the SOLVE cleanup signs to Umpqua Beach #2 parking lot.

  • Meeting Spot

  • Safety issues


  • Minimum age

    No minimum age

  • If available please bring

  • Coordinator

    Trevor Blake
    trevorblake@fs.fed.us
    541-999-9042

  • Registration Questions

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