Age Minimum (with Adult): 1+, Minimum Age:1+
Devil's Punchbowl Microplastic Cleanup 3/31
Join Surfrider at Devil's Punch Bowl State Natural Area from 12 PM – 4 PM!
This area is part of the Otter Rock Marine Reserve, home to tidepools, seals, sea lions, and seabird nesting sites. By volunteering, you can help protect wildlife in this beautiful section of coast!
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 as well as some sifters. However, you are encouraged to bring your own reusable bucket/bag, collander, rake, gloves, and water bottle to help reduce plastic waste. We encourage you to be creative with ideas to collect microplastic in the sand - Booms, snow shovels, shovels with a straight edge, netting material, large dust pans, etc.
View the "just unbelievable" piles of trash washing up at this site by clicking here.
Meet at Devil's Punch Bowl State Natural Area - Otter Rock.
Check in is next to the restroom in the first large parking lot.
From Lincoln City - Go south out of Lincoln City on Hwy 101 for 16.7 miles. Turn right on Otter Crest Loop (it comes up quickly) then bear left in 400 feet. Turn right onto 1st Street in .2 miles. In .4miles the parking lot will be on the right.
From Newport- Head north on HWY 101 approximately 7.5 miles north of Newport. Go left onto Otter crest loop. Go left on 1st street until you reach Devil's Punchbowl (Otter Rock) State Park.
Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/5JeWXTaxeiB2
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