February 18, 2014

World Surfing Reserve Beach Clean-up at Cowells

Join the Surfrider Foundation Santa Cruz and Save The Waves for a beach cleanup at Cowells to celebrate the Santa Cruz World Surfing Reserve.  Clean above and below the surface with ten SCUBA divers getting FREE rentals from Tropical Adventures for sea-floor cleanup.
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October 2, 2013

Rise Above Plastics Month and Beach Cleanup

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Saturday, October 5th – 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Manresa Beach

“Rise Above Plastics Month” is a month-long challenge to the public calling on them to reduce their plastic footprint. Our goal is to raise awareness about the harms that single-use plastics cause in our marine and coastal environments.
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Annual Coastal Cleanup Day 2013
October 2, 2013

Annual Coastal Cleanup Day Results

The grand totals for the 29th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day are:

3,064 volunteers collected 14,517 pounds of trash and 2,630 pounds of recycling. That is a grand total of 17,147 pounds of trash and recycling!
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Coastal Cleanup Day 2013
September 18, 2013

Coastal Clean Up Day 2013

Join us this Saturday for our Annual Coastal Cleanup Day, from 9am-12pm, at Moran Lake Beach as we look to remove more trash from our beaches than collected in 2012. On September 15, 2012, about 3,500 volunteers in Santa Cruz & Monterey Counties worked together to prevent 16,827 lbs. of pollution and debris from trashing our Sanctuary, littering our communities and harming marine life.
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September 21, 2010

Beach Cleanup With Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project

What: Beach Cleanup

Where: Manresa State Beach

When: Saturday, October 2, 2010 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

What: Post-Cleanup Celebration: 1:00 PM -3:00PM

Where: Palapa’s Restaurant, 21 Seascape Village, Aptos, CA 95003


The Santa Cruz Chapter of Surfrider Foundation has teamed with the Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project for a beach cleanup at Manresa State Beach. For those 21 and older, Barefoot Wine will host a celebration afterwards at Palapa’s Restaurant. What a great end of summer/start of fall event.

September 21, 2010

Annual Coastal Coastal Cleanup

When: Saturday, September 25, 2010 9:00 AM to Noon
Where: Moran Lake Beach

The Santa Cruz Chapter of Surfrider Foundation will be the site captain at Moran Lake Beach. Join us and be part of the largest one-day environmental event in the world. You can also help us reduce the use of plastic by bringing your own reusable gloves and a bucket or paper bag. We will have gloves and bags available for those who do not bring their own.