Cleanups To Date

Opportunities to participate will be updated here on a regular basis.

Upcoming Cleanups

  • July 20 (9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
    Join Save Our Shores at Cowell Beach – 21 Municipal Wharf in Santa Cruz
    • Registration required.
    • All volunteers must register to participate, register here.
    • Meet up at base of stairs.
    • Restrooms and drinking fountains available.
    • Metered lot and street parking limited.
  • August 10 (9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
    Join save Our Shores for beach cleanup at Scott Creek Beach
    • Registration is required.
    • All volunteers must register to participate, register here.
    • Meet up at the concrete platform at entrance to beach.
    • Not wheel chair accessible.
    • No restrooms or water fountains.
  • August 17 (9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
    Join Save Our Shores at Cowell Beach – 21 Municipal Wharf in Santa Cruz
    • Registration is required.
    • All volunteers must register to participate, register here.
    • Meet up at base of stairs.
    • Restrooms and drinking fountains available.
    • Metered lot and street parking limited.
  • August 24 (9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
    Join Save Our Shores at Capitola Beach – 120 Monterey Ave. Capitola
    • Registration is required.
    • All volunteers must register to participate, register here.
    • Meet Up at Esplanade Park – 120 Monterey Ave.
    • Restrooms and drinking fountains available.
    • Paid parking limited.
  • Keep Capitola Salty
    August 3, 9 a.m.
    Capitola monthly beach cleanup! Will you be there?
    When: 1st Saturday of the month, 9AM
    Where: Esplanade Park
    Why: We LOVE Capitola!
    *Garbage pickers and biodegradable garbage bags provided.
  • Coastal Watershed Council
  • Join us for Community Cleanups in the Pajaro Valley!

    Stay tuned for the release of the location community Service hours are given!

    • July 25, 2024
    • August 22, 2024
    • September 26, 2024
    • October 24, 2024
    • November 21, 2024
  • Every Monday Main Beach Cleanup in front of Board Walk at 8:00AM (join us!)

    "We really need the community to step up and help clean Main Beach, especially after Memorial Day. Today we found two dead sea birds, a dead sea otter pup along with what we regularly pick up, numerous cans, food packaging waste and cigarette butts."
    - citizen activist Donna Maurillo

Cleanups Accomplished

First Annual All-Santa Cruz County Cleanup Day

May 11, 2024

First Annual All-Santa Cruz County Cleanup Day May 11th was a success!

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