Coastal Cleanup Day 2017

Happy Coastal Cleanup Day! On Saturday, September 16, celebrate our creeks, waterways and the Bay by attending one of many cleanup events in Alameda County and beyond.

Additional volunteer opportunities can be found on the the statewide event map compiled by the California Coastal Commission.

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Alameda

Cleanup at Crown Memorial State Beach
Saturday, September 16, 8:30AM-12:00PM
Shoreline Drive & Park Street
Hosted by East Bay Regional Parks District. Please bring a refillable water bottle, a bucket for trash, hat and gloves. All volunteers should wear closed toed shoes, appropriate layered clothing and bring sunscreen. The District will provide snacks, water, and trash bags.
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for more information and to register.

Albany

Cleanup at the Albany Bulb
Saturday, September 16, 9:00AM-12:00PM
Albany Bulb, next to Golden Gate Fields at the west end of Buchanan Street.
Hosted by the Watershed Project. All cleanup supplies are provided – bag or bucket, gloves, data card, pencil, etc. However, the organizers encourage everyone to bring their own reusable bucket and/or gloves. Registration required.
Click here for more information and to register.

Berkeley

Berkeley Shoreline CleanUp
Saturday, September 16, 9:00AM-12:00PM, raffle 12:00-1:00PM
Shorebird Park Nature Center, 160 University Ave., Berkeley Marina
Hosted by the City of Berkeley. Clean up and tally litter at the Shoreline. Organizers will provide a map of the location, data cards, bags, gloves, and sharps containers. Please provide your own gloves and a reusable bucket, if you can. Groups of 5 or more should register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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Codornices Creek Trail Cleanup
Saturday, September 16, 10:00AM-1:00PM
Meet at the creek-facing courtyard Belmont Village Senior Housing,
1100 San Pablo Ave, between Monroe and Harrison.
Easy access from AC Transit 72, 18, or 52.
Co-hosted by Friends of Five Creeks and Belmont Village Senior Housing. Remove trash and invasive plants along Codornices Creek, our area's only trout stream! Wear clothes that can get dirty and closed-toed shoes with good traction; water sandals or boots OK. Tools, gloves, bags, and water provided, plus free lunch for volunteers!
For more information and to register groups of 5 or more, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Castro Valley

Castro Valley Creek & Trail Cleanup
Saturday, September 16, 9:00AM-12:00PM
Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave. Meet next to the trail.
Join Coastal Cleanup Day with Friends of San Lorenzo Creek and Clean Water Volunteers. Open to volunteers age 10 and up, under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Cleanup equipment and gloves provided. Bring refillable water bottle please and wear sturdy shoes. Snack provided. We will cleanup along the trail and creek between the library and Castro Valley Blvd. Those under 18 must bring parent-signed liability waiver to event. Come for all or part of the time.
To register and get a liability waiver form please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Dublin

Creek Cleanup Day - 5 locations
Saturday, September 9, 9:00AM-12:00PM
NOTE: THIS EVENT IS ONE WEEK BEFORE COASTAL CLEANUP DAY!
Emerald Glen Park, Basketball Courts off of Gleason Dr., 4201 Central Pkwy.
Hosted by the City of Dublin. Volunteers meet at Emerald Glen Park for a short orientation and light breakfast before heading out to their creeks. Multiple cleanup locations in Dublin to choose from. Wear sturdy shoes and sun protection, bring a refillable water bottle and gloves if you have them. Youth under 14 have to be accompanied by an adult. Pizza lunch provided.
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for more information and to register.

Emeryville

Shoreline Cleanup
Saturday, September 16, 8:45AM-12:00PM
Fire Station at 2333 Powell Street, across from the Watergate Market.
Hosted by the City of Emeryville. Bring collection bags, buckets; refillable coffee mugs, water bottles; garden digging claw, work gloves, pick-up stick. Wear sturdy shoes, layers, sunscreen, hat. Refreshments & raffle prizes donated by local businesses. No advance registration needed.
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for more information.

Fremont

City-Wide Litter Cleanup – Multiple Locations
Saturday, September 16, 9:00AM-12:00PM
Even though Fremont does not have any coasts, the litter, trash and debris that gets into storm drains and local creeks. We’ll be picking up litter and other debris at creeks, parks and roadsides. Multiple locations available.
Bring signed waiver form (mandatory), refillable water bottle, reuseable bucket. Wear close-toed shoes or boots, hat, long pants, long sleeve shirt.
Click here to download the waiver form and for a list of all 10 sites.
Click here to register for a site (required).

Hayward

Cleanup at Hayward Regional Shoreline
Saturday, September 16, 8:30AM-12:00PM
Hayward Shoreline, West Winton Avenue Staging Area
Hosted by East Bay Regional Parks District. Please bring a refillable water bottle, a bucket for trash, hat and gloves. All volunteers should wear closed toed shoes, appropriate layered clothing and bring sunscreen. The District will provide snacks, water, and trash bags.
Click here for more information and to register.

Livermore

Cleanup at Del Valle Regional Park
Saturday, September 16, 8:30AM-12:00PM
Del Valle Regional Park, 7000 Del Valle Rd, Livermore
Meet at Fiesta Grande Picnic Area.
Hosted by East Bay Regional Parks District. Please bring a refillable water bottle, a bucket for trash, hat and gloves. All volunteers should wear closed toed shoes, appropriate layered clothing and bring sunscreen. The District will provide snacks, water, and trash bags.
Click here for more information and to register.

Tri-Valley Creeks to Bay Cleanup – 4 Locations
Saturday, September 16, 8:00AM-12:00PM
Site 1: Arroyo Las Positas at Northfront Road
Site 8: Altamont Creek and Arroyo Las Positas at Bluebell Drive
Site 9: Arroyo Las Positas at Heather Lane
Site 10: Arroyo Mocho at Arroyo Road
If possible, bring work gloves, trash grabber and a reuseable water bottle. Organizers will provide gloves and trash grabber if needed, 5-gallon buckets, trash bags, data cards, snacks and water.
Pre-registration required – contact Lynna Allen at (925) 960-8143 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign up and obtain the required waiver form. Bring the signed and completed waiver form with you to the event.

Oakland

Creek to Bay Day – multiple locations
Saturday, September 16, 9:00AM-12:00PM (some sites may vary)
Approx. 50 sites throughout Oakland!
Hosted by the City of Oakland. Oakland Creek to Bay Day projects include trash removal, invasive plant removal and planting native plants. Visit www.oaklandcreektobay.org for a map and site list.
Pre-registration for individuals and small groups is not required. If you have a group of ten or more, please contact the coordinator of the site you are interested in to verify they can accommodate your group (found on the list of registered sites - check back for updates).

Cleanup at Martin Luther King Regional Shoreline
Saturday, September 16, 8:30AM-12:00PM
Meet at Damon Marsh - access from Oakport Street, Oakland
Hosted by East Bay Regional Parks District. Please bring a refillable water bottle, a bucket for trash, hat and gloves. All volunteers should wear closed toed shoes, appropriate layered clothing and bring sunscreen. The District will provide snacks, water, and trash bags.
Click here for more information and to register.

San Leandro

Coastal Cleanup Day – 2 Locations
Saturday, September 16, 8:00AM-12:00PM
Site 1: End of Monarch Bay Drive (near Marina Park bridge)
Site 2: Bay Front Drive (at Shoreline entrance). NOTE: Bay Front is a drop off location with very limited parking.
Hosted by the City of San Leandro. Help clean up San Leandro’s shoreline! Trash and recycle bags and disposable gloves will be provided. Water will be available. Volunteers are encouraged to bring a reusable bottle to refill. Large groups can sign up ahead of time.For more information and to register a group, please contact Delmarie Snodgrass at 510 577-3490 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..