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Help Clean Up Anchorage’s Coast, June 6

Date Posted: May 22, 2015       Categories: AMCC Blog
In 2014, volunteers picked up 4,054 rusty nails from Anchorage's beaches.

In 2014, volunteers picked up 4,054 rusty nails from Anchorage’s beaches.

Past, present, and future Coastal Cleanup Volunteers, please join us on June 6th for a morning of beach cleaning and marine debris removal as part of the annual Anchorage Coastal Cleanup. Last year 75 volunteers helped pick up 8,254 pieces of trash weighing in at 480 lbs. from Anchorage’s beaches. This year, let’s get it all!

Marine debris art made by coastal cleanup volunteers last year.

Marine debris art made by coastal cleanup volunteers last year.

How to get involved:

Arrive at Lyn Ary Park or Point Woronzof at 10am on Saturday, June 6th. Wear clothes that can get a little dirty, boots, and work gloves. We will have extra work gloves along with trash bags and snacks for you! The Coastal Cleanup will run from 10am until noon. Children and bicyclists are welcome. Don’t forget to invite your friends on Facebook!

To hear more about the Anchorage Coastal Cleanup on a recent episode of APRN’s Outdoor Explorer, click here. For a list of other fun AMCC events you can participate in this summer, check out our Calendar & Events page.

 



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