New York State Beach Cleanup

Sponsored by the American Littoral Society - Northeast Chapter

New York State Beach Cleanup

35th Annual New York State Beach Cleanup

When: September 19, 2020

Where: Shorelines of New York State, including Long Island Sound, the Hudson River, Atlantic Ocean, and the Great Lakes, Finger Lakes, and creeks and bays.

Who: You and thousands of other volunteers, led by Beach Captains from local environmental groups, schools, scout leaders, corporate public service directors, divers, civic associations, etc.

Why: To clean the shores and document what litters our them
          To compile data to devise strategies to combat pollution
          To increase public participation in solving the problem of pollution
          To increase public awareness and appreciation of the coastal environment

How: We gratefully acknowledge support for the Beach cleanup. These are the funders who make it happen:

Chervenak-Nunnalle Foundation, Inc.
Lily Auchincloss Foundation Inc.
Long Island Sound Futures Fund/National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
Long Island State Parks
Lucius N. Littauer Foundation
National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
National Park Service - Gateway National Recreation Area
NYC Dept. of Environmental Protection
NYC Dept. of Parks & Recreation
NYC Dept. of Sanitation
NYC Environmental Fund/Hudson River Foundation
NY State Dept. of Environmental Conservation
The Port Authority of NY & NJ
Richmond County Savings Foundation
truist by fronstream
Judy & Josh Weston
Ocean Conservancy
Mitsui USA
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