In just three hours, sailor Michelle Walton filled a gallon-sized bottle with cigarette butts she found scattered around the Channel Islands Harbor as part of the annual Coastal Cleanup Day last year. Walton plans to do the same this year.
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My goal for the harbor clean up was to fill this gallon size bottle with cigarette butts. After 3 hours walking just in a part of the harbor this was full….. plus another bag. Crazy, crazy crazy!!!!! Where do you think these end up? In the ocean. Throw them away! Don’t just throw them down and put them out and leave them. This is disgusting! . .. … #channelislandharbor #harborcleanup #ocean #sea #cigarettes #trash #cleanup #pigs! #sail #sailing #sail.805 #oceantrash #saveourocean #saveoursea #seatrash #harborcleanup2018 #vintagemarina #4ocean
Join Walton and others to clean the Channel Islands Harbor and surrounding beaches for the 35th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. Participants should report to two locations.
Fairwind Yacht Club
3700 Peninsula Drive
Oxanard, CA 93035
Participants should report to the northeast end of the Peninsula Yacht Marina parking lot, address listed above. From 9 a.m. to noon, participants will focus on cleaning the peninsula area of the Harbor, Hollywood Beach, Mandalay Beach, and the Oxnard Dunes.
Silver Strand Beach
2517 Ocean Dr.
Oxnard, CA 93035
Participants should report to the Silver Strand Beach parking lot, address listed above. From 9 a.m. to noon, participants will focus on cleaning Silver Strand Beach and the surrounding community.
Pre-registration is not required to participate in Coastal Cleanup Day. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All volunteers must sign a volunteer waiver at the location they report to. Please wear closed toed shoes and sun protection. Volunteers are encouraged to BYOB; bring your own reusable bucket, gloves, and water bottle. Instructions, volunteer waivers, data cards, trash and recycling bags, gloves, and water will otherwise be provided.
For a full list of cleanup sites, please visit this link: http://www.vccoastcleanup.org/cleanup-sites/