Your Neighbor in Real Estate: Coastal Cleanup Needs You!

Coastal Cleanup Needs You!

Coastal Cleanup Needs You!Cleanup Trash

The trash that you see on the coastal beaches are not just the result of thoughtless littering, but also the result of mindless ignorance of the debris you don't prevent from going into the storm drain nearest you. The average person can make a huge contribution just by not littering and by keeping an eye on what goes into your local storm drains.

A Coastal Cleanup Day, is scheduled to hold its 28th annual event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, September 17, 2011.

Last year, the Ventura County contingent consisted of 3,129 volunteers, who combed 60 miles of beaches, collecting 11,608 pounds of trash and 2,204 pounds of recyclables.

Coastal sites

- Emma Wood Group Camp: Use Main Street camp entrance in Ventura; meet at kiosk.

- GenOn-Mandalay Generating Station: 393 N. Harbor Blvd., Oxnard. Call 984-5291 for more information.

- Marina Park: Park entrance at Pierpont Boulevard and Greenock Lane in Ventura.

- Mugu Rock Beach: Off Highway 1 south of Oxnard. Meet in parking lot near rock.

- Oil piers: Take the Seacliff exit off Highway 101, proceed north one mile, go through pedestrian underpass, meet near stairs.

- Ormond Beach: Meet at GenOn Energy plant near Hueneme and Edison roads.

- Oxnard Beach Park: 1601 S. Harbor Blvd., Oxnard; meet in parking lot.

- San Buenaventura State Beach: Use San Pedro Street entrance in Ventura, follow cleanup signs.

- Seaward Beach: Meet at end of Seaward Avenue in Ventura.

- Silver Strand Beach: Meet at north end.

- Ventura Harbor: Harbor Cove beach to Surfer's Knoll; meet at Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center, 1901 Spinnaker Drive.

- Ventura Promenade: Meet at the California Street Plaza near the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Inland sites

- Camarillo-Calleguas Creek: Creekside Road at Paseo Del Campo; meet at bottom of slope at entrance to creek bottom. Call 388-5385 for more information.

- Camarillo-Mission Oaks Park Barranca: Meet in the parking lot at Mission Oaks Boulevard and Oak Canyon Road. Call 388-5385 for more information.

- Fillmore: Call 524-1500, ext. 321, for cleanup location.

- Moorpark: Meet at Villa Campesina Park. Call 517-6257 for more information.

- Ojai: Meet at Libbey Park lower tennis courts parking lot.

- Simi Valley: Meet at Erringer Road and Royal Avenue. Call 583-6424 for information.

- Thousand Oaks/Arroyo Conejo Creek: Meet at Borchard Park, Borchard and Reino roads, next to the basketball courts. Call 449-2386 for information.


http://www.vccoastcleanup.org

http://www.coast4u.org

Reminder: If you are a student needing volunteer service hours, Coastal Cleanup Day is a great way to get your hours and help the environment at the same time!


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Comment balloon 4 commentsSandy Acevedo • September 15 2011 01:25AM

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Hi Sandy,  all our Southern California beaches  are inundated with the same problem...Hope you are successfu....

Posted by Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate (Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824) about 7 years ago

Thanks Ronald. It is sad the way people litter. But the good news is that each year it gets better, so the message is getting out there.

Posted by Sandy Acevedo, RE/MAX Masters, Inland Empire Homes for Sale (951-290-8588) about 7 years ago

Six tons of trash last year, that's some clean up effort you guys are putting together. Now if we can only get people to stop dumping so much stuff in the first place, we could be meeting and having a picnic on the beach with all these people Sandy.

Posted by Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage (Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366) about 7 years ago

An Annual picnic instead, that would be great Tom. With everyone cleaning up afterward, of course!

Posted by Sandy Acevedo, RE/MAX Masters, Inland Empire Homes for Sale (951-290-8588) about 7 years ago

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