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Volunteers prevent 2,097 pounds of trash from entering bay

Save Our Shores is excited to announce another successful year of July Fourth Holiday Relief efforts. Every year, SOS organizes the Pollution Prevention is Patriotic outreach campaign on July 4th, followed by the annual Star Spangled Cleanup effort on July 5th. On the holiday, a team of 41 volunteers handed out 1,611 trash and recycling bags at …

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Captain Charles Moore researching plastic at sea

Save Our Shores hosts free lecture with Captain Charles Moore

SAVE THE DATE: Save Our Shores and The Sanctuary Exploration Center are co-hosting a free lecture by plastic researcher and author Captain Charles Moore at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 26 at The Sanctuary Exploration Center, 35 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz. Save Our Shores invites the community to attend a free lecture by plastic researcher …

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Mike and Karen, 2015 Volunteers of the Year

The Faces of Ocean Conservation

Save Our Shores is grateful to announce our 2015 Volunteers of the Year. Recipients of the award include Melanie Franklin of Santa Cruz County and Michael and Karen Gunby of Monterey County. The Volunteer of the Year title is awarded to Sanctuary Stewards who go above and beyond in their volunteer duties and engage the Central Coast …

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jay and crew

This Summer in Davenport

Davenport Main Beach is one of our 2014 Hot Spots for a reason—it’s consistently trashed by parties, illegal camping and heavy foot traffic. During the summer, conditions only worsen. In order to address this issue, a team of dedicated volunteers with Save Our Shores—led by Sanctuary Stewards Haig, Sienna and Melanie—hit the beach every Sunday …

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