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Litter Cleanup

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

Cannon Beach Cleanup


Join SOLVE, the City of Cannon Beach, and the Surfsand Resort from 10AM - 1PM! Check in is at the City Hall on Gower Street. Beaches to be cleaned include the main Cannon Beach accesses, Ecola State Park, Arcadia Beach, Hug Point, and Arch Cape. Once checked in at the City Hall, you will pick up supplies and choose which beach to clean.
This event is part of the annual Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup, presented by AAA Oregon, a statewide effort to keep our beaches free of harmful litter.
Help us protect marine life and maintain the beauty of our coast. Be prepared by dressing for any weather and wear sturdy shoes. SOLVE will provide bags and gloves. However, you are encouraged to bring your own reusable bucket/bag, gloves, and water bottle to help reduce plastic waste. Don’t forget about the small stuff! The most commonly found items of trash found on Oregon beaches are tiny bits of plastic and cigarette butts, which can be harmful to shore birds and marine life. Bring an old colander to sift the sand for these items. This beach cleanup is family-friendly, and volunteers of all ages will find the event fun and rewarding.
Remember our ocean shores can be dangerous. Avoid logs in the water. Keep your distance from marine mammals, and never turn your back on the ocean! Please keep dogs on a leash and steer clear of roped off  Snowy Plover nesting areas. If you find any hazardous material, please alert your Beach Captain. And remember, it’s more fun to work as part of a team. Bring a buddy, stay safe and have fun!
Hauling and disposal services donated by Recology Western Oregon.
Beach Wheelchairs
The City of Cannon Beach is now offering free beach wheelchairs upon request! Contact 503-440-2598 (at least five days in advance) to inquire.
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 Cannon Beach City Hall
From Hwy 101 South, take the Sunset Blvd exit into Cannon Beach. At the "T" turn right onto Hemlock St. and then right on Gower St. Check in is in the parking lot of Cannon Beach City Hall. The Beach Captain will give you supplies, and directions depending on which beach you'd like to clean. Bathrooms are located to the west, across Hemlock.
Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/vNZfKEuJtHr

 

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