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Litter Cleanup

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

Umpqua Dunes Cleanup

Join SOLVE and the U.S. Forest Service at the Umpqua Dunes from 10 AM – 1 PM! This event is part of the annual Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup, presented by AAA Oregon, a statewide effort to keep our beaches healthy and reduce the impacts to marine life.
Note that there are some beach restrictions at this site 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 donated by the US Forest Service!
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 Umpqua Beach parking lot #2. 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.
Parking: Volunteers will not need to pay the day use fee. Please grab an evelope at the parking fee area, write "SOLVE Volunteer" in large letters on it, and place on the car dash. No need to place anything in the fee tube.
 

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