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Black Point Marina Clean Up

Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 07:00 AM · 30 rsvps
Black Point Marina in Miami, FL

I will be taking a few garbage bags, but the dock master's office said they can give some to us as well. They have also said they will take care of throwing out the bags we collect. We just need to leave them all in one spot and they will take care of them. :) I suggest bug repellent and sun block. 

**My child woke up with a fever today and I will be unable to attend. I hope everyine gets tjis messagw

Kayak, SUP and Snorkeling Cleanup!

Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM · $20.00 USD · 4 rsvps
Crandon Park Marina in Key Biscayne, FL

Come on a kayak, stand-up paddleboard and snorkel cleanup adventure with Debris Free Oceans and Adventure Links on Saturday, 6/24, from 10AM-2PM! Last time, we removed 600 lbs - let's beat our record!!

12 kayakers and 7 stand-up paddleboarders will have the chance to experience a guided tour around the northern tip of Key Biscayne, including a snorkel at an ancient fossil mangrove reef, all while helping to give back to the marine environment we enjoy by cleaning up marine debris along our journey to the fossil mangrove reef.

Please bring a swimsuit, sunscreen, hat, reusable water bottle, closed-toed shoes, and lunch. Snorkel gear will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.

To make sure you have a spot, RSVP via our website by contributing a $20 donation to Debris Free Oceans at http://www.debrisfreeoceans.org/store/kayak-sup-cleanup-adventure-12817-saturday.

Keep the Sea Free from Debris- Scavenger Hunt

Sunday, July 02, 2017 at 09:00 AM
Hobie Island Beach Park in Key Biscayne, FL

We'll supply bags, gloves, and a list of things to find, and we'll give you 45 minutes to see how many you can get. Prizes will be awarded for Most Garbage Collected, Weirdest Garbage, and Best Team Name (individuals also welcome).

What to Bring
Just like any cleanup event, it's a good idea to wear closed-toed shoes, bring your own reusable water bottle, and wear sunscreen and other sun protection like hats or sunglasses. 

Do we need to bring our own supplies?

No, but it is highly encouraged. While we want to have the cleanest and greenest cleanup possible, we'll provide recycling and trash bags, gloves, and data cards for volunteers. However, don't be surprised if you only get one bag or one glove! After all, our primary goal is to reduce...and then reuse and recycle.

Ages Requirements and Youth Volunteers

We welcome all ages. Our sites are appropriate for children, but if you see a location that requires lots of walking, make sure your kids can handle it. We also require a responsible adult to sign for any child under 18.

Community Service Credits

Beach captains have been authorized to sign your community service paperwork. Bring the appropriate forms and come help us out!

North Beach Clean Up

Wednesday, July 05, 2017 at 10:00 AM · 8 rsvps
North Beach Sandbowl in Miami Beach, FL

2nd Annual North Beach Clean Up, July 5th behind the North Beach Bandshell. Help us clean up after the 4th of july fireworks. 10am-1pm, refreshments and snacks will be served. Meet up will be at the sandbowl behind the bandhsell on Ocean Terrace. 

Manasota Key Beach Cleanup after Fourth of July

Wednesday, July 05, 2017 at 05:00 PM · 2 rsvps
Manasota Key Beach in Englewood, FL

Hello! Looking for a volunteer opportunity that also lets you hang out at the beach? Then lets give back to the community together by cleaning up Manasota Key Beach on July 5th. Beaches are a popular to hang spot especially for holidays, so there may be extra trash to clean up after the Fourth of July. This can be very harmful for the environment, and very distasteful for beach-lovers.

All you have to do is show up at the Manasota Beach's main parking lot at 5 pm. Please try to arrive before or at this time, so we can begin cleanup as soon as we can.
RSVP is not required, but I would recommend it! This way I know how many people to account for :)
IF POSSIBLE, please bring your own large garbage bag. If you don't bring a bag, its fine - I will bring plenty extra for you.
I would like to request you wear a light blue shirt you have so we can find all volunteers, but this is also not a necessity.
Sodas and water will be provided, but supply will be limited. If you would like, you may bring drinks as well.

If you are interested, I would love to work with you. Please feel free to email me or text me (calling not prefered) at any time with questions or to confirm your interest in volunteering. Hope to talk to you soon!

Keg & Klean - South Beach

Friday, July 07, 2017 at 05:30 PM · 13 rsvps

The trifecta of Miami cleanup organizations is teaming up with the two Miami Beach surf shops to unite under the causes of clean oceans and free beer! As a part of South Beach Diver and Surf’s 2017 Shark Week, Debris Free Oceans, Surfrider Miami and VolunteerCleanup.org will be hosting a collaborative Keg & Klean beach cleanup with F1RST Street Surf Shop. Bote Boards will be providing demo paddleboards so that we can take this cleanup into the ocean as well!

The cleanup will take place at the pier and beach at 1st street in South Beach from 5:30-8:30 p.m.on July 7th, so we can pick up after our Fourth of July partiers.

If you are new to a Keg & Klean, the concept is simple: come join us for a sunset beach cleanup, bring a reusable cup and get free beer! Wynwood Brewing Co. will be providing us with kegs for the evening, which will be kept at F1RST Street. Debris Free Oceans and Volunteer Cleanup will provide all cleaning supplies.

Meet us at F1RST Street to fill up your cup, and then head to the beach and find the Surfrider table to grab supplies. Then take to the beach with your bucket and your brew and enjoy the sunset while picking up our beautiful coastline.

We look forward to enjoying beers, the sunset, and a cleaner beach with you on July 7th

Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep

Saturday, July 08, 2017 at 07:00 AM · 7 rsvps
The Hub in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Join us as we clean Fort Lauderdale Beach! 

Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep is held the second Saturday of every month, from 7am - 11am. Find us at The Hub, 300 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., at the intersection of E Las Olas Blvd. and A1A North. 

Limited volunteer parking is available just northeast of the Las Olas Intracoastal Bridge at 240 Las Olas Circle, Ft. Lauderdale, until 11am. 

Volunteers are needed! Students receive community service credit! Come for one hour or all four! 

No pre-registration necessary. Volunteers can register upon arrival or at fortlauderdale.gov/volunteer

Monthly Beach Cleanup

Saturday, July 08, 2017 at 09:00 AM · 18 rsvps

Come on out and join us for our Monthly Beach Cleanup from 9 am - 11 am.  Please wear closed toe shoes and a hat and bring along sunscreen, insect repellant,  and a water bottle.  We will provide trash bags, plastic gloves  and trash grabbers and iced tap water to refill your water bottles.

If you're bringing a group of children please have one chaperone present for every 10 individuals. Individuals under 16 years of age require adult supervision.  Please , no drop offs.   Areas to be cleaned vary from month to month, based on the needs of the park.

Please be here promptly at 9 am so we can start everyone out at the same time and complete the activity before it gets too hot in the late morning.

This is a great way to earn volunteer hours for school, so please tell your classmates about this opportunity.  All Volunteers will receive a letter certifying their volunteer hours.

Cleanups are always held on the second Saturday of each month so we have upcoming events scheduled for February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, and June 10.  So if you cant make this event check beck next month.

Thanks and we hope to see you here.  We believe that teaching stewardships for our parks is the best hope for the future of our parks.

Citizen Science Beach Cleanup at Virginia Key North Point

Saturday, July 08, 2017 at 10:00 AM · 9 rsvps

Join Frost Science as we work on several citizen science activities at the Virginia Key North Point restoration site including:

  • Marine Debris Cleanup: Volunteers collect trash from the beach and log each item using Marine Debris Tracker, a free smartphone and tablet app.
  • Biodiversity Monitoring: Volunteers observe newly planted trees throughout our restoration site as well as observing native wildlife. Observations may be logged with iNaturalist – another smartphone app.
  • Invasive Plant Documentation and Removal: Invasive plants will be removed from the site to make way for native vegetation.

Please bring a refillable water bottle! We meet at the picnic tables at the entrance to the Virginia Key Mountain Bike Trails. 

Pick Up Artist

Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 09:00 AM · 5 rsvps
20155 Saticoy Street in Winnetka , CA

Hello, I want to start in the alleys behind apartment the buildings. Bring personality or laughs. Personality and happy on life is the vibe that is a must in this group. We are excited to make someone else's environment nice. I'm hoping you will meet us at 9am in the parking lot of Food 4 Less, 20155 Saticoy street Winnetka Ca. Cross streets are Saticoy And Winnetka. 

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