Friday, September 16, 2011

Tomorrow is the Great Shoreline Clean-Up

Sadly, even here in beautiful Clayoquot Sound there are beaches that need cleaning. Here are the details on tomorrow's event. There are others later in the week as well.

Please join the Raincoast Education Society, Uu-a-thluk, and Surfrider for the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.

What: Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup (West Coast chapter)
Where: Cox Bay. Meet on the beach in front of Pacific Sands
When: 11 am, Saturday September 17th, 2011


Description:

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is now one of the largest direct action environmental events in Canada, engaging tens of thousands of participants annually in every province and territory. Each year, the public support and general awareness of the program has increased (http://shorelinecleanup.ca/). September 17th marks the kick-off of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. If you cannot make it to the cleanup on Cox Bay then please check the other locations below and find one that works for you!

Clean Dates & Locations:

September 17th, 11 am: Cox Bay. Meet on the beach in front of Pacific Sands Beach Resort

September 20th, 6 pm: Mackenzie Beach. Meet on the beach in front of Ocean Village Resort

*September 22nd, 10 am - 2pm: Tonquin Beach & Centennial Creek

*This clean-up is a school program for the students of Wickaninnish Community School. Please contact Dan Harrison at the Raincoast Education Society if you would like to help with this clean: 250 725-2560


If you would like to help out with clean-ups in Ucluelet, Ahousaht, or Hot Springs please contact Katie Beach at: katie.beach@nuuchahnulth.org

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