Yaquina Bay State Park Cleanup

Join SOLVE and the Newport Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation at Yaquina Bay State Park from 10 AM – 1 PM! This cleanup site offers access to the north jetty of Newport and some of Yaquina Bay. 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 Thompson Sanitary Service and Lincoln County.


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  • When

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

  • Where

    Yaquina Bay
    Yaquina Bay State Park Road.
    Newport

  • Directions

    Exit Highway 101 in Newport at the northern end of the Yaquina Bay Bridge. Proceed west into Yaquina Bay State Park and look for cleanup volunteers!

  • Meeting Spot

  • Safety issues


  • Minimum age

    No minimum age

  • If available please bring

  • Coordinator

    Peter Snell
    beachcleanups@newport.or.surfrider.org
    503-844-9571

  • Registration Questions

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