Join the movement to Fight Ocean Trash with the Port Townsend Marine Science Center, WA CoastSavers and Ocean Conservancy on Saturday, Sept. 19.
Join the movement to Fight Ocean Trash
with the Port Townsend Marine Science Center, WA CoastSavers and Ocean Conservancy on Saturday, Sept. 19.
Saturday September 19
In partnership with the Ocean Conservancy. Volunteers from around the world will work together to keep our oceans and the life in them as healthy and diverse as possible. Volunteer to be part of the Port Townsend Marine Science Center’s and ICC’s Beach Clean-up. Pre-register at coastsavers.org.
Check in: 9:30 am
PTMSC Museum Entrance, under the portico.
Get directions and beach locations, trash bags, and gloves and head out to the beach.
Return to PTMSC: by 1:30 pm – Weigh your accomplishments.
Ocean trash is a serious pollution problem that affects the health of people, wildlife, and local economies. Make an impact locally in the Salish Sea by joining the world’s largest volunteer effort for our oceans and waterways with the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup Day.
It’s easy to participate! Here’s what you need to know:
• Stay for all or part of the event
• Bring gloves and extra buckets
• Wear closed-toed shoes
• Read the clean up FAQ page.
• Wear ocean-friendly sunscreen
• Dress for the weather
• Bring a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated on the beach
Be COVID Safe: If you plan on joining us for the ICC, please follow all COVID-safety guidelines set by Washington State. Please wear a mask, stay six feet apart from others, and wash your hands or bring hand sanitizer with you.
EVERY TINY PIECE MATTERS
Thanks to Olympic Disposal and Port Townsend Food Co-Op for their support.
(Saturday) 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Museum--Port Townsend Marine Science Center
502 Battery Way