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Volunteers Needed to Clean Up Park District Beaches and Shorelines on 35th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day

9/13/2019

Help us beautify and preserve our fabulous shoreline during the 35th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 21, 2019. The Park District has selected ten sites for cleanup, including bayside beaches, shoreline trails, and inland lakes. Park District staff and volunteers will pick up litter and recyclables.

Columbia Sportswear Company - Richmond, CA This year Columbia Sportswear is providing discount vouchers to all volunteers at their employee store in Richmond. Participants can purchase current season merchandise from Columbia Sportswear, Mountain Hardwear, Sorel, and prAna at 40-50% off regular retail prices. Items include clothing, footwear, accessories, sleeping bags, backpacks, tents and many more.

Participants are encouraged to bring a refillable water bottle, bucket for trash, hat, gloves, and sunscreen. Participants should also wear closed-toe shoes and layered clothing. Snacks, water, and trash bags are provided.

All events are drop-in with no registration required. Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit www.ebparks.org/coastalcleanup or call (510) 544-2515.

Regional Parks Coastal Cleanup Day Sites – Saturday, September 21, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • Bay Trail at Encinal Beach, Alameda – Behind Encinal High School, More Info
  • Big Break Regional Shoreline, Oakley – Big Break Visitor Center, More Info
  • San Pablo Regional Shoreline, Rodeo – Claeys Beach, More Info
  • Crown Memorial State Beach, Alameda – Near Intersection Of Park Street & Shoreline Drive, More Info
  • Del Valle Regional Park, Livermore – Fiesta Grande Picnic Site, More Info
  • Hayward Regional Shoreline, Hayward – West Winton Avenue Staging Area, More Info
  • MLK, Jr. Regional Shoreline, Oakland – Oakport Street Staging Area, More Info
  • Point Isabel Regional Shoreline, Richmond – Rydin Road Staging Area, More Info
  • Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, Richmond – Giant Road Staging Area. More Info
  • Radke Martinez Regional Shoreline, Martinez – Parking Lot Off North Court St., More Info

The East Bay Regional Park District is the largest regional park system in the nation, comprising 73 parks, 55 miles of shoreline, and 1,250 miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and nature learning. The Park District receives more than 25 million visits annually throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Dave Mason, Public Information Supervisor
(510) 544-2217
dmason@ebparks.org

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