For more than 25 years our Adopt-a-Beach volunteers have worked to keep Great Lakes shorelines healthy, safe, and beautiful.

Hit the beach with us — sign up for a beach cleanup today! Every year, thousands of Adopt-a-Beach volunteers come together to keep our Great Lakes beaches clean.

Learn about September Adopt-a-Beach, our annual Great Lakes day of action.

Connect with people who love the Great Lakes as much as you

Adopt-a-Beach is about community, and we want you to be a part of it! Join us and thousands of Great Lakes lovers to keep our beaches beautiful. It’s easy! All you have to do is:

Want to do even more?

There are many ways to get involved in Adopt-a-Beach beyond being a volunteer. You can:


Check out our volunteer FAQs!