Don your gloves, shades and sunscreen – it’s time for the 2016 International Coastal Cleanup! Join the world’s largest volunteer ocean and waterways cleanup to help us turn the tide on trash.
Saturday, October 1 from 9:00 a.m. to noon
Adopt-A-Highway, Road and Shore groups will clean their adopted sites. All other volunteers can participate at the following locations:
Anna Maria Island:
- Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Dr.
- Holmes Beach – Kingfish Boat Ramp, S.R. 64 W., west of drawbridge
- Historic Wares Creek at Bradenton Woman’s Club, 1705 Manatee Ave. W.
- F.I.S.H. Preserve, 11601 Cortez Rd. W.
North Manatee County:
- Terra Ceia Bay with Wildlife Rescue Service of Florida on U.S. 19 at northwest corner of bridge by Sea Hut’s Crab Trap
Rivers (requires use of canoes or kayaks):
- Ray’s Canoe Hideaway, 1289 Hagle Park Rd. off Upper Manatee River Road – free boat launch & canoes on a first-come, first-service basis to clean this river
- RE-SCHEDULED TO 10/22/16: Old Braden River Historical Society, Jiggs’ Landing, intersection of Braden River Road and Linger Lodge Road – bring your own canoe, kayak or power boat to clean this river
What to bring
Please wear closed-toe shoes and bring your own gloves and sunscreen. We also recommend hats and sunglasses. We will provide trash bags and drinks. For more information, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (941) 795-8272. Thank you for helping beautify Manatee County. See you at the cleanup!