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Litter Cleanup

Age Minimum (with Adult): 1+, Minimum Age:13+

Siltcoos Outlet Cleanup

Join SOLVE at the Siltcoos Outlet from 10 AM – 1 PM for a cleanup! This event is part of the annual Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup, a statewide effort to keep our beaches healthy and reduce the impacts to marine life.
Note that there are beach restrictions at this site (on the south side of the access) for snowy plover nesting season. Help protect this amazing shorebird! Please look out for signs, do not cross roped off areas even if you see trash, and leave your pets at home.

Dress for rain or shine and wear sturdy shoes. SOLVE will provide bags and gloves. However, volunteers are encouraged to bring their own reusable bucket/bag, gloves, 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 Central Coast Disposal and Lane County.
Are you a AAA member? Click here to see a list of businesses in the area offering discounts to SOLVE volunteers. Make sure to show your AAA card and mention that you participated in the SOLVE beach cleanup!
Meet at the Siltcoos Outlet day use parking lot. Follow HWY 101 south of Florence and Dune city. Drive approximately 7 miles south of Florence; turn west for Siltcoos Recreation Area (MP 198). Follow road to the main beach access.
Parking: Park in the main parking lot. Note there is a fee station here. Please take a fee envelope, write "SOLVE Volunteer" on it in big letters and place on dashboard in your car to avoid parking fees. No need to put anything in the fee tube. The USFS will waive fees for volunteers on SOLVE coastwide cleanup days.
Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/N341LpCFt8M2
 

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2000 SW 1st Ave
Suite 400
Portland, OR 97201
503.844.9571
Tax Id #93-0579286
 
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