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Delta Waterway Cleanup
September 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
What is the Delta Waterway Cleanup?
You will be participating in the Delta’s part of California Coastal Cleanup Day – California’s largest annual volunteer event is sponsored by the California Coastal Commission and brings folks together at sites around the state to celebrate and share their appreciation of California’s fabulous coast and waterways. California’s event is likewise part of International Coastal Cleanup Day, sponsored by the Ocean Conservancy, which is the largest volunteer event on earth! People from all walks of life gather at the river’s edge to help free our rivers, coastlines and beaches from ugly trash. The date is ALWAYS the third Saturday in September.
Why are waterway cleanups important?
Trash travels down to the ocean via rivers, creeks, storm drains, and sewers. Debris that gets picked up from our waterways is debris that WON’T get swept out to sea where it harms our oceans and wildlife – not to mention Cleanup improves our beaches, parks and recreation sites.
2017 Cleanup Sites
Use the volunteer registration link to sign up as an individual volunteer or to register your church group, Scout troop, or school club as volunteers.
Yolo County – West Sacramento – 2475 S. River Road along the Deep Water Ship Channel. Land-based cleanup. (MAP)
Contra Costa County – Antioch – Fulton Shipyard Rd. and McElheny Rd. near to Antioch Dunes. Land-based cleanup. A boat launch is also available for water-based cleanup. Bring your own kayak, canoe, etc. This site is not recommended for children. (MAP)
San Joaquin County – Buckley Cove Park, Stockton. Land-based cleanup. (MAP)
Solano County – Sandy Beach Park, Rio Vista – WATER-BASED CLEANUP. Bring your own kayak, canoe, etc. We will also have a limited number of kayaks available for use (not recommended for first time paddler’s). (MAP)
Sacramento County – The Delta Loop – Pirate’s Lair Marina 169 W Brannan Island Rd, Isleton. Land-based cleanup. A boat launch is also available for water-based cleanup. Bring your own kayak, canoe, etc. (MAP)