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International Coastal Cleanup Day 2017

Saturday, September 16th

International Coast Cleanup Day - spearheaded by the Ocean Conservancy - is the worlds largest single day cleanup event with cleanups in all 50 states and over 100 countries around the world. In 2015, 800,000 volunteers worldwide removed 18 million pounds of marine debris. Ocean Conservancy's Annual Index of Marine Debris 

Miami-Dade's participation in this global event is presented by Covanta, and organized by VolunteerCleanup.org with 45 sites across the county from Sunny Isles to Homestead. Last year, in Miami Dade, 2,500 volunteers removed 15,000 pounds of marine debris on this one single day of service. 

Community Service Hours Provided! 

**** Registration for 2017 will open in August ****

Miami-Dade County Coastal Cleanup Sites

To find a site OUTSIDE of Miami Dade, visit Ocean Conservancy Coastal Cleanup Site Locator  

Where possible, please RSVP as individuals. This helps us plan for capacity and ensure we can communicate with you directly for important updates. The site will limit the # guests that anyone can RSVP for to +5. For large school or corporate groups, please RSVP +5 and then email dara@volunteecleanup.org with your group size to manually update group size. 

**** These are outdated 2016 cleanup sites from last year ****

North Miami: 

North Miami William Lehman Park  (SOLD OUT) 

Oleta River State Park with Friends of ORSP (SOLD OUT) 

Sandspur Islands (by Kayak, from Oleta River State Park) SOLD OUT 

FIU -Biscayne Bay Campus - (SOLD OUT) 

Surfside and Bal Harbour Beaches (93rd Street) (SOLD OUT

Sunny Isles with US Coast Guard (SOLD OUT) 

Griffing Canal (by kayak/paddleboard) - (SOLD OUT) 

Central Miami: 

Legion Bayside Park - 7 spots left 

Pelican Harbor Marina with Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserve (SOLD OUT) 

Morningside Park with Hands on Miami 

Margaret Pace Park  (SOLD OUT) 

Venetian Causeway Mangrove Park - 3 spots left

Brickell Miami River with Miami Science Barge - (SOLD OUT)

Miami Beach 

 Venetian Causeway Mangrove Park - 5 spots left 

North Shore Open Space Park with US Coast Guard

Miami Beach 62nd to 79th Street with Surfrider Miami  (SOLD OUT) 

Miami Beach 50th to 62nd St with Miami Beach Suncare (SOLD OUT) 

Miami Beach 39th-50th Streets with Carnival Cruise Lines  

Miami Beach 30th to 39th Street with The Palms Hotel & Spa - (2 spots left)  

Miami Beach 23rd to 30th Street with Skybanditz and EF School (Sept 24th) 

Miami Beach 16th to 23rd Street (SOLD OUT) 

Miami Beach 10th to 16th Street with US Coast Guard  (SOLD OUT) 

Miami Beach 5th to 10th St. with US Coast Guard - (SOLD OUT) 

Miami Beach South Point Jetty to 5th with US Coast Guard  (SOLD OUT)

Miami Beach Pine Tree Park (41st Street) (SOLD OUT) 

Miami Beach Monument Island  (SOLD OUT) 

Miami Beach Teachers Island   (SOLD OUT) 

Key Biscayne:

Hobie Beach (SOLD OUT)

Windsurfers Beach, South with Sailboards Miami Water Sports (SOLD OUT) 

Windsurfers Beach, North (SOLD OUT) 

Historic Virginia Key Beach (SOLD OUT) 

Virginia Key North Point, Museum Volunteers for the Environment  (SOLD OUT) 

Virginia Key Outdoor Center (by kayak)  (SOLD OUT)

Crandon Park (SOLD OUT) 

Bills Baggs Cape Florida State Park (SOLD OUT) 

Coconut Grove: SOLD OUT

Clarington Island with Coconut Grove Sailing Club (SOLD)  

Peacock Park (SOLD OUT) 

Kennedy Park (SOLD OUT)

Kenneth Myers Bayside Park (SOLD OUT)

South Miami: SOLD OUT

Matheson Hammock Park and Marina - NORTH (SOLD OUT) 

Matheson Hammock Park and Marina - SOUTH  (SOLD OUT) 

Deering Estate at Cutler (SOLD OUT) 

Black Point Marina with US Coast Guard  (SOLD OUT) 

Homestead Bayfront Marina (SOLD OUT) 

Gables by the Sea (Closed Site) 


All Volunteers are invited to the Volunteer Celebration on Sunday, Sept 18th: Details here: http://www.volunteercleanup.org/micc_after_party

What to Bring: 

  • Signed Volunteer Release Form
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Working/garden or dish-washing gloves 
  • Long pants (in a mangrove area)
  • Sturdy CLOSED TOED shoes that can get dirty / wet
  • Bug spray repellent (each site will have bug spray if you forget)
  • Sunscreen (Miami Beach Sunscare will be providing sunscreen for all cleanup sites!) 
  • Cap/hat
  • A great attitude!!!
  • A plastic bucket to collect trash (if you have one)

Thank you to our 2016 Sponsors! 


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