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International Coastal Cleanup 2017 - Franklin County

Locations

Where to Meet

Apalachicola: 10' Hole Battery Park - under the bridge
Apalachicola: Abercrombie Landing 12th Street, out about 12 miles
Bald Point State Park 146 Box Cut Road, Alligator Point
Carrabelle: City Pavillion City Pavillion on Marine Street
Carrabelle: Carrabelle Beach Across from RV park
Eastpoint: Downtown Pavilion Area on U.S. Highway 98
Eastpoint: Millender Park Marion Millender Park - off Patton Street
Next to Apalachicola Environmental Education & Training Center
Lanark Beach Public Access Pt. - Arizona St., South of U.S. Highway 98
St. George Island: Downtown Lighthouse Park - in front of lighthouse
St. George Island State Park Check-in at Park Gate (appropriate for adults)

Date and Time

  • Sat, Sep 16, 8:30 - 11:30 am

Description

Apalachicola Riverkeeper, along with the Franklin County Departments of Parks & Recreation and Solid Waste & Recycling, is co-sponsoring the Franklin County Coastal Cleanup, part of the world's largest volunteer effort to help protect our oceans, lakes and rivers. Each year, volunteers not only remove trash from the environment but also record what they collect in order to develop ways to deter these trash problems in the future.

Volunteers should wear or bring:

  • Sunscreen
  • Bugspray
  • Protective clothing (hats, long pants, long-sleeved shirts
  • Work or close-toed water shoes

Volunteers will be provided:

  • Trash bags
  • Gloves
  • Data cards
  • Snacks
  • Drinking Water
  • T-shirts

Please contact Ada Long at adalong@uab.edu or (850) 927-3776 for more information.

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Last updated: August 14, 2017

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