Monthly Archives: May 2014

Plastic Challenge #5: The Uninvited Guest

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Save Our Shores (SOS) values honesty and transparency in its effort to reduce plastic consumption. It is easy for most people to just throw their plastic away, but SOS is blessed with a guilty conscience regarding plastic use. As a team, we find that being open about those rare incidences when plastic is used at […]

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Holiday Relief Cleanup Scheduled for Tuesday, May 27th

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Save Our Shores will host its first ‘Holiday Relief’ cleanup on Tuesday, May 27, the morning after Memorial Day.  Anticipating the many long-weekend revelers who will trek to Santa Cruz’s especially sunny beaches, the non-profit created this targeted post-holiday cleanup plan.  Tuesday’s event will be held from 9 to 11 am in an effort to […]

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MPA Mondays: Lovers Point

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Since the late 1800s, the beach at Lovers Point in Pacific Grove has been a popular spot for boating and swimming and in recent decades scuba divers have enjoyed the calm waters and diverse wildlife. Lovers Point Park has become Pacific Grove’s best-loved spot for picnics, painting, and scenic photography. Because of its unique east-facing […]

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SOS Volunteers of the Year-Kenny Palmer and Dee Tannenbaum

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  Save Our Shores (SOS), is happy to announce our 2014 Volunteers of the Year: Kenny Palmer and Dee Tannenbaum. Both Kenny and Dee have given so much to Save Our Shores and put their hearts into everything they do. SOS celebrates and appreciates their dedication, drive and passion to protect our Sanctuary and inspire others […]

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Plastic Free Challenge #4 The best thing since sliced bread…

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Every Save Our Shores volunteer felt valued and recognized during the volunteer appreciation party which is all we could have hoped for. The food was prepared potluck style and indeed everyone enjoyed bringing in their favorite dish to share. The staff and volunteers were able to try a variety of items and the stories surrounding each […]

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Plastic-Free Event Challenge #3

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Prepping for a beach cleanup with 250 volunteers is no easy task, but Save Our Shores is not afraid of a challenge.  The Santa Cruz Warriors joined SOS for a big beach cleanup at Seabright Beach on March 15th and we were so excited to invite everyone in the community!  In addition to the time it took […]

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Upcoming Events

Oct
22
Sun
9:00 am Cleanup Cowell Beach with the Dr... @ Cowell Beach
Cleanup Cowell Beach with the Dr... @ Cowell Beach
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Cleanup Cowell Beach with the Dream Inn @ Cowell Beach | Santa Cruz | California | United States
Save Our Shores is teaming up with the Dream Inn on October 22nd at Cowell Beach! Join our community of dedicated environmental stewards and spend your Sunday morning cleaning up one of our most visited[...]
Oct
27
Fri
9:30 am Kayak Cleanup in the Elkhorn Slough @ Kayak Connection
Kayak Cleanup in the Elkhorn Slough @ Kayak Connection
Oct 27 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Kayak Cleanup in the Elkhorn Slough @ Kayak Connection | Moss Landing | California | United States
Save Our Shores will be hosting a paddle cleanup with Kayak Connection on Friday, October 27th! Come join us on the waves for a day of waterway cleanup and shoreline debris removal from the comfort[...]
5:30 pm Sanctuary Speaker Series: Inside... @ Alta Organic Coffee & Tea Co.
Sanctuary Speaker Series: Inside... @ Alta Organic Coffee & Tea Co.
Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Sanctuary Speaker Series: Inside California’s Underwater Parks @ Alta Organic Coffee & Tea Co. | Santa Cruz | California | United States
Inside California’s Underwater Parks Save Our Shores Sanctuary Speaker Series with Dr. Rikki Eriksen, Director of the California Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) Program for the California Marine Sanctuary Foundation Dive in to this Sanctuary Speaker Series[...]

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