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30th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day Results

UPDATED ON 9/29/14: We are thrilled to announce the results of the 30th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day in Monterey Bay. On Saturday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m.-noon, 3,884 volunteers at 83 sites located between Waddell Creek and Big Sur prevented 24,379 pounds of pollution and debris from entering the bay! (more…)

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Citrix cleans beach, rescues otter

Citrix is one of many companies that teams up with us to clean local beaches each year. During one such cleanup on Friday, July 11, 22 Citrix employees collected 39 pounds of trash at Seacliff Beach. While preventing pollution from entering the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, the group spotted a sick female otter on the sand. Rather than simply go …

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Thank you for celebrating responsibly!

With the Fourth of July landing on a Friday this year, we knew the number of visitors to Santa Cruz and Monterey counties would dramatically increase and, consequently, so would the amount of pollution entering the bay. In order to prepare for the influx of people and litter, we teamed up with the City of Santa …

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Pollution Prevention is Patriotic!

The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and here at Save Our Shores we know what that means … tons of pollution on our local beaches! But with the help of volunteers, we can prevent that pollution from entering the Monterey Bay and harming marine life. Register to volunteer! The first opportunity to …

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North Coast Cleanup Day

If you’ve ever visited the beaches along the north coast of Santa Cruz County, you know that many are consistently trashed by parties, camping and heavy foot traffic. To address that issue, we’ve launched North Coast Cleanup Day. The summer program—which takes place from 9-11 a.m. June 22, July 27 and Aug. 24—was specifically designed to restore Davenport Main, …

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