Age Minimum (with Adult): 1+, Minimum Age:13+
Laneda & Ocean Ave Beach Cleanup: POSTPONED
Join SOLVE and Oregon State Parks at Laneda & Ocean Ave from 10 AM – 1 PM! Located just north of the check-in site, the Cape Falcon Marine Reserve is home to over 20 seabird colonies and underwater rocky reef habitats. By volunteering, you are helping to protect the wildlife in this beautiful section of coast!
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.
Be prepared by dressing for any weather and wearing sturdy shoes. You are encouraged to bring your own reusable bucket/bag, gloves, and water bottle to help reduce plastic waste. If you happen to forget, SOLVE will provide bags and gloves. 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 Oregon State Parks and Tillamook County.
The City of Manzanita now offers beach wheelchairs for both adults and children! If you would like to reserve one during this event, please call 503-812-5510, or stop by the Manzanita Visitor Center.
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 corner of Laneda & Ocean Ave in Manzanita.
From Hwy 101 take Ocean Ave in Manzanita, Meet at the beach at the intersection of Laneda & Ocean Ave. Take Laneda Ave. Off Hwy 101 in Manzanita to where it ends.
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