57,000 Pounds of Trash Collected at Record-Setting Coastal Cleanup Day

coastal_cleanup_day_2016.JPGOn September 17, more than 7,200 volunteers hit Orange County parks, beaches and creeks to join the fight against ocean pollution during Coastal Cleanup Day. Volunteers removed nearly 57,000 pounds of debris – more than 15,000 pounds more than last year’s cleanup – and found obscure items including an inflatable workout ball, chicken feet, an iPad and a car fender.  

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Toast the Coast on October 13

orange_county_coast.jpegJoin us at Back Bay Bistro – Newport Dunes Resort on October 13 as we 'Toast the Coast' at our annual fundraising event. This event is a unique opportunity to network with Orange County’s most celebrated business leaders, elected officials and philanthropists. Enjoy cocktails, appetizers, silent and live auctions, music and the company of others passionate about sustainable waters.

All proceeds go towards Coastkeeper's mission of protecting and promoting fishable, swimmable, drinkable and sustainable water in Orange County.

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Become a Member — Get the Magazine & Decal

We invite you to support Coastkeeper as a member, major donor or partner, and be part of the work that keeps our beaches, harbors, rivers and streams clean.

For a limited time, for every donation of $50 or more, you will receive Coastkeeper's high quality magazine that you will want to keep and a Coastkeeper decal. This timeless and tangible copy is all about Orange County and a great way to learn about clean water projects and opportunities in your neighborhood.

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Orange County Coastkeeper is Helping the Community Convert Their Landscapes to Low Water Use SmartScapes

water saving landsape

If you are just starting with your landscape conversion Coastkeeper is ready to help. We have all the information you need on:

  • What rebates and incentives you may qualify for
  • How to convert your water thirsty landscape to a SmartScape
  • How to maintain it after you do.  

Learn more about SmartScape here.

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Upcoming Events

October Beach Cleanup

October 08, 2016 at 09:00 AM

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Coastkeeper Garden Share

October 08, 2016 at 09:30 AM

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