In honor of Dr. Sylvia Earle, F.E.P. declares August 30th as Fight for the Oceans Day! We’re asking people to take action by organizing a clean-up at a local beach, river, or lake, and to stop eating marine creatures! If you can’t do it on the 30th, the weekend is great too.

Want to organize a beach clean-up in your area? Send us an email for information on how to get started!

California

Location: South Salmon Creek Beach, Bodega Bay, CA

Date: Friday, August 30, 2019 at 11 AM – 2 PM PDT

This event will be taking place on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional lands of the Olamentko (Bodega Miwok), including the territories of the Coast Miwok, and Southern Pomo Nations.

Address: Bean Ave and Maryana Dr., Bodega Bay, CA 94923

*Parking is free and at the end of Bean Ave.
*Unfortunately, this beach is not wheelchair accessible
*No dogs are allowed on the beach

Details: We will meet at 10:45am and walk down to the shore together.

**Please wear a hat and dress appropriately for the weather.**

Join the Facebook Event page for this event.

Location: Ocean Beach, San Francisco, CA

Date: Friday, August 30, 2019 at 10:30 AM – 12 PM PDT

This event will be taking place on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional lands of the Ohlone/Costanoan Peoples, including the territories of the Ramaytush Nations.

Address: Ocean Beach, Taraval Avenue/48th Avenue entrance.

*Wheelchair accessible
*Dogs are allowed on the beach

Details: We will meet at 10:30am, by the bathrooms and walk down to the shore together.

**Please wear a hat and dress appropriately for the weather.**

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Location: Baker Beach, San Francisco, CA

Date: Friday, August 30, 2019 at 1:30 PM – 3 PM PDT

This event will be taking place on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional lands of the Ohlone/Costanoan Peoples, including the territories of the Ramaytush Nations.

Address: Baker Beach, Battery Chamberlin Road entrance.

*Wheelchair accessible
*Dogs are allowed on the beach

Details: We will meet at 1:30 pm, by the bathrooms and walk down to the shore together.

**Please wear a hat and dress appropriately for the weather.**

Join the Facebook Event page for this event.

Location: Del Mar Beach, Del Mar, CA

Date: Friday, August 30, 2019 at 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM PDT

This event will be taking place on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional lands of the Kumeyaay Peoples.

Address: 29th Street at Camino Del Mar, CA 94923

*Free street parking and metered parking
*Unfortunately, this beach is not wheelchair accessible
*Dogs allowed on leash north of 29th

Details: We will meet on the beach at 29th and Camino Del Mar.

**Please wear a hat and dress appropriately for the weather.**

Join the Facebook Event page for this event.

Location: Junipero Beach, Long Beach, CA

Date: Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT

This event will be taking place on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional lands of the Tongva Peoples.

Address: 1 Junipero Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90803

*Free street parking and metered parking
*Wheelchair accessible
*Dogs are not allowed on the beach

Details: We will meet on the bluff at 10am on Ocean between Junipero and Cherry (where they hold free yoga on the beach).

**Please wear a hat and dress appropriately for the weather.**

Join the Facebook Event page for this event.

Location: Venice Beach, Venice, CA

Date: Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT

This event will be taking place on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional lands of the Tongva Peoples.

Address: Venice Beach, 1401 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291

*Parking on Ocean View Street
*Unfortunately, it is not wheelchair accessible
*Dogs on leash are allowed

Details:We will be meeting at The Sidewalk Cafe. It’s a huge red tent next to a blue building, you can’t miss it!

**Please wear a hat and dress appropriately for the weather.**

Join the Facebook Event page for this event.

Location: Pajaro Dunes, Watsonville, CA

Date: Sunday, September 1, 2019 at 12 PM – 1 PM PDT

This event will be taking place on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional lands of the Popeloutchom (Amah Mutsun) Peoples.

Address: 2661 Beach Road, Watsonville, California 95076

*Unfortunately, this beach is not wheelchair accessible
*Dogs are not allowed on the beach

Details: We will meet at 12pm, by the bathrooms and walk down to the shore together.

**Please wear a hat and dress appropriately for the weather.**

Join the Facebook Event page for this event. 

Florida

Location: Hollywood Beach, Hollywood, Florida

Date: Friday, August 30, 2019 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM 

This event will be taking place on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional lands of the Seminole Peoples, including the territories of the Tequesta Nations.

Address: Hollywood Beach, 3410 N 29th Ave, Hollywood, FL 33020

*Wheelchair accessible
*Dogs are not allowed

Details: We will meet at 7pm, in front of Hollywood Brewing Company

**Please wear a hat and dress appropriately for the weather.**

Join the Facebook Event page for this event.

Massachusetts

Location: John W. Weeks Bridge, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date: Sunday, September 1, 2019 at 11 AM – 12 PM 

This event will be taking place on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional lands of the Massa-adchu-es-et Peoples.

Address: Charles River (Memorial Drive, Cambridge side)

*Street parking
*Wheelchair accessible
*Dogs allowed

Details: We will meet at the John W. Weeks footbridge. Extra bags will be provided.

**Please wear a hat and dress appropriately for the weather.**

Join the Facebook Event page for this event.

Pennsylvania

Location: Schuykill River-Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date: Friday, August 30, 2019 At 4 PM – 6 PM 

This event will be taking place on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional lands of the Lənape Haki-nk Peoples.

Address: 1528 N 27th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19121

*Wheelchair accessible
*Dogs are allowed

Details:We will meet at 4pm at the above address. Cleanup supplies will be provided.

**Please wear a hat and dress appropriately for the weather.**

Join the Facebook Event page for this event.

British Columbia, Canada​

Location: English Bay, Beach Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia

Date: Friday, August 30, 2019 at 1 PM – 2 PM PDT

This event will be taking place on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional lands of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh), and Stó:lō Nations.

Address: 1790 Beach Ave, Vancouver, BC V6E 1V3

*There is meter pay parking
*Wheelchair accessible
*Dogs are not allowed on the beach

Details: We will meet on the beach in front of Cactus Club. Please bring gloves, tongs and a bucket. Extra bags will be provided.

**Please wear a hat and dress appropriately for the weather.**

Join the Facebook Event page for this event.

Auckland, New Zealand

Location: Meola Reef Meola Road, Auckland, New Zealand

Date: Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 11 AM – 1 PM GMT+12

This event will be taking place on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional lands of the Tāmaki Peoples, including the territories of the Te Kawerau a Maki Nations.

Address: Meola Reef Reserve, Meola Road, Western Springs, Auckland 1022, New Zealand

*Small car park and Outerlink bus line
*Wheelchair accessible
*Dogs allowed on leash in the reserve

Details: We will meet at the car park and walk over to the reserve.

**Please wear a hat and dress appropriately for the weather.**

Join the Facebook Event page for this event.

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