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Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup today!

Posted: 4:28 AM, Apr 21, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-21 05:28:40-04

AUSTIN – Volunteers are needed for the nation’s biggest all-volunteer coastal cleanup Saturday, April 21. The 2018 Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Coast-wide Spring Cleanup takes place at 25* of Texas’ most popular tourist beaches. Volunteers can sign up at one of the locations online at  www.texasadoptabeach.org  to take part in a fun-filled day at the beach that makes a difference.

"The Texas Coast is a go-to destination for vacationers from all over," said Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush. "Travelers want to play in the sand under the Texas sun. Late last summer Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Texas coast, but the recovery is well underway and this is an opportunity for folks to pitch in and declare that the Texas coast is back in business. The Adopt-A-Beach program has been instrumental in keeping beaches clean for more than three decades, aiding tourism and commercial fishing industries while maintaining the coast for Texas families. The Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup is a great day at the beach for a great cause. There’s no better way to get ready for summer season by cleaning up our Texas beaches at one of our 25 sites along the coast!"

Each volunteer will be given data cards, gloves, pencils and trash bags. All volunteers are advised to wear closed-toe shoes, bring sunscreen and plenty of drinking water. The Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Cleanups are held rain or shine!

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Clean up will be from 9 a.m. to noon

Visit any of the 25 sites along the Texas coast to volunteer.

Please note the cleanups at King Fisher Beach and Boggy Nature Park, both in Port O’Connor, have been canceled. Magnolia Beach in Port Lavaca and Austwell Pier sites are convenient alternatives in this area.