Coastal Cleanup Day: Pick up your community!
Posted on September 11, 2018 by Sonoma Valley Sun
California Coastal Cleanup Day, this year on Saturday, September 15, is the state’s largest volunteer event, as tens of thousands of volunteers remove millions of pounds of trash and recyclables from beaches, lakes and waterways. The effort includes four sites in and around Sonoma.
Coastwalk-CCTA coordinates the effort on multiple beaches and inland sites, including Sonoma Valley waterways. The Valley cleanups are organized and led by Sonoma Ecology Center at the following locations:
- Fryer Creek: meet at back parking lot of Safeway, 477 West Napa St.
- Nathanson Creek: meet at Nathanson Preserve Demo Garden, corner of E. MacArthur Street and 2nd Street East
- Sonoma Creek at Maxwell Park: meet near Boys & Girls Club inside Maxwell Regional Park, 100 Verano Ave.
- Sonoma Creek at Larson Park: meet at Larson Park, 329 DeChene Ave.
Those interested in joining this important yearly clean-up effort are invited to come to one of the above locations from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers should wear comfortable closed toed shoes, layered clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty, and please bring work gloves, extra plastic bags if you have them, and your own water. All children must be accompanied by an adult.