YAMAHA RIGHTWATERS COASTAL CLEANUP ON WORLD OCEANS DAY
BEACH SWEEP / June 8th
Saturday, June 8th / 8:30 AM / old Coast Guard Station beach entrance, SSI
Yamaha Marine, a global leader in the marine industry with 1,350 employees in the state, is leading the charge against ocean plastics by sponsoring a coast-wide cleanup in all six of Georgia’s coastal counties. The coastal Georgia cleanup effort coincides with World Oceans Day on June 8, 2019. Teams of volunteers will meet in 10 locations throughout the Peach State’s coastal areas at 8:30 a.m. to begin cleanup missions that will prevent land litter from becoming marine debris.
Three cleanups will occur in Glynn County, with the KGIB/UGA Marine Extension Service & Georgia Sea Grant hosted event taking place on the St. Simons beach and all 41 public beach access points. Volunteers will meet at the St. Simons Island old Coast Guard Station beach crossover at 8:30 am and fan out from there. Cleanup areas: along the beach AND ALL 41 BEACH ACCESS POINTS.
THREE GOLDEN ISLES CLEANUPS:
- Simons Island beach sweep and 41 public access points cleanup: 8:30 AM meet at old Coast Guard Station beach access; hosted by Keep Golden Isles Beautiful and UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant; contact KGIB for more info: email@example.com or 279-1490
- Jekyll Island beach sweep: 9:00 AM meet at Great Dunes Park pavilion; hosted by the Georgia Sea Turtle Center; contact GSTC for more info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 635-4444
- Fancy Bluff Park cleanup (western Glynn Co): 8:30 AM meet at Fancy Bluff Park off of hwy17 near exit 29 (190 Andy Tostensen Road); hosted by Glynn Environmental Coalition; contact GEC for more info: email@example.com or (912) 466-0934
All cleanup supplies will be provided. All ages and abilities welcome. OFFICIAL EVENT VOLUNTEER T-SHIRTS PROVIDED WHILE SUPPLIES LAST
Contact KGIB for more info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 279-1490.
Join KGIB, UGA Marine Extension & Georgia Sea Grant, Georgia Sea Turtle Center and Glynn Environmental Coalition and others for this effort.