Rockaway Beach Clean Up
Join SOLVE and the Rockaway Lions Club from 10 AM – 1 PM for a beach cleanup! Help us protect marine life and maintain the beauty of our coast.
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! 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, disposal and recycling services donated by R Sanitary and Tillamook County. A mask or face-covering is required during check-in and at any time when social-distancing is not possible.
When: Saturday, April 23, 2022, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Advanced Registration Recommended: Pre-registration will speed up event check-in! Please sign up (green button below) ahead of time to guarantee your spot.
Meeting Location: Meet at the Rockaway Beach Lions Club- 268 S Anchor St. From north: Head south on Hwy 101. Turn left onto S 2nd St. Turn right onto S Anchor. Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/KTvGkLYaRgr What to Bring: 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. If you bring personal belongings please bring a backpack so you can pick up trash hands-free.
Dress for the weather, wear closed-toed shoes, and long pants. Be prepared for the variable Oregon coast weather. Also bring your cell phone, and a filled reusable water bottle.
What's Provided: SOLVE will provide all instruction, disposal, recyled trash bags, and disposable work gloves. Parking/Getting There: Parking is available in the area. Bathrooms: There will be public restrooms at the meeting location for this event. Accessibility: This event will take place mostly on sandy beaches.
Youth Volunteers: This event welcomes chaperoned youth of all ages, and unchaperoned youth 16 and older.
Contact: Contact Larissa Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org with any registration questions.
Age Minimum (with Adult): 1+, Minimum Age:1+
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