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2016 September Adopt-a-Beach™
September 17, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Take part in the world’s largest shoreline cleanup
Celebrating 25 Years of Adopt-a-Beach™
What: Beach and shoreline cleanups involving thousands of volunteers to remove trash and collect data on their findings. The annual September Adopt-a-Beach™ Event is part of the International Coastal Cleanup.
When: Sept. 17*, 2015, 9 a.m.-noon. Dates and times may vary by location. (*Minnesota event is Sept. 24.)
Where: Beaches and shorelines along Great Lakes coastal areas in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.
How: Register online at www.greatlakesadopt.org to take part in the cleanup.
Who: You! Cleanup volunteers are individuals, families, schools, community, scouting and religious groups.
Why: Have fun giving back to the places you care about. The Great Lakes shoreline and beaches are right in our back yards. The information gathered is used to make positive changes for our Great Lakes.
Volunteer the day of the event: Sign up for a designated location of your choice and come for a few hours of fun and community involvement.
Be a lead volunteer: Play a lead role in the cleanup by coordinating a cleanup in your area.