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Come check out Unwritten Law on October 13th, 2018 @ the Garden Amp! 

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Come check out Unwritten Law on October 13th, 2018 @ the Garden Amp! 

A benefit show for Drains to Ocean. Get $7.00 of your tix by entering DISCOUNT CODE: drainstoocean at checkout!

Visit: www.gardenamp.com for tix today! 

Doors open at 5pm | All Ages!!!

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@gardenamphitheatre

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@drainstoocean

www.drainstoocean.org 


Drains to Ocean is a grass roots, non-profit organization with a mission to keep pollution from flowing into our rivers, lakes, and oceans. 


Drains to Ocean is a Non-Profit 501c3 tax-exempt organization. 

Federal Identification Number : 47-4001641 • All gifts and donations are tax deductible.

Dory Deli - Drains to Ocean Beach Cleanup October 7th!

Dory Deli - Drains to Ocean Beach Cleanup October 7th!
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Save the date! 
The whole community of #NewportBeach is coming together to support clean beaches.  We would love to see you there!
Dory Beach Clean-Up is coming up on Sunday, October 7th & Drains to Ocean will be there to help.
Complimentary coffee and hot cocoa for the whole family.  #Repost@dorydeli with @get_repost @drainstoocean @surfridernewportbeach

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Coastal cleanup Day - Santa Ana River Marsh, Sept. 15, 2018

Join us on Coastal Cleanup Day - September 15, 2018 - to clean up the Santa Ana River North and South Marshes

These protected wetlands serve as vital habitat for endangered animal and plant species and are an important link in the Santa Ana River watershed.

The marshes are also adjacent to the Banning Ranch lowlands, so they represent a rare opportunity to get an up-close look at that portion of Banning Ranch.

Join OCES and our partners for this important cleanup:

  • U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
  • Sierra Club Angeles Chapter
  • Sierra Club Banning Ranch Park and Preserve Task Force
  • Orange County Coastkeeper
  • Drains to Ocean

FAQs

Where is the cleanup area located?

The cleanup will take place in the north and south marshes, adjacent to the Banning Channel Bikeway on the west (Costa Mesa) side of the river. Look for the white sign-in tenst at the staging areas on the river trail

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Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Volunteers under the age of 18 require a parent or guardian's signature on the ACoE release form.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The marshes are adjacent on the west (Costa Mesa) side of the river, adjacent to the Banning Channel Bikeway, We'll have one staging area each in the north and south marshes (NOTE - copy and paste Google Maps URLs to view locations on Google Maps):

We strongly encourage volunteers to bike or walk to the staging tents, but street-side parking is avaiable at three locations near the staging areas:

What can I bring into the event?

We encourage volunteers to bring the following items:

  • A bucket or reusable bag
  • Gloves
  • A reusable water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • A hat
  • Closed-toed shoes that you don't mind getting wet/muddy
  • Please DO NOT wear sandals, flip-flops or open-toed shoes

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email OCearthstewards@Gmail.com for additional information

Beach Cleanups: June 9, July 14, Aug 11 with OC Coastkeeper and Drains to Ocean

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Join us at the Huntington State Beach Cleanup on the 2nd Saturday of every month!
OC Coastkeeper and Drains to Ocean are joining forces on the 2nd Saturday of every month at Huntington State Beach, Lifeguard Tower 16 (Bolsa Chica State Beach)

June 9

July 14

Aug 11

Visit: https://www.coastkeeper.org/get-involved/cleanup-oc/ to signup today! 

Results RRR Surf Off 2018 presented by Vans and Drains to Ocean

2018 RRR Surf Off Results:

Drains to Ocean would like to thanks everyone who participated/volunteered and supported the RRR Surf Off/Beach Cleanup & Eco-Artshow held on May 19th @9th St. I’d especially like to thank our D2O BOD/EC members for helping to plan and run the event as smoothly as it went: Jeff Deffenbaugh, Manuel Florence, Zoe Florence (volunteer-minutes) and Ashley dos Santos. We would also like to thank all of our sponsors, especially Vans for taking the Blanket Sponsor spot and giving out free shoes to all the volunteers and each winner of the event! Check out www.rrrsurfoff.com for more of our great sponsors. And we cannot forget the event staff: Kevin Ashford, Tom Andor, Tom Miller, Barry Deffenbaugh, Jennifer and special thanks to Cherene/John, Mary and other family/friends that helped out.

The surfing event was a success! The waves were firing all day, with 3-5ft peaks (occasional 6ft faces) and the competition was fierce.

RRR Surf Off RESULTS:

Groms:
1st Place: Petey Romanik
2nd Place: Esai Gonzales
3rd Place: Sawyer Abing
4th Place: Kalani Nelson
5th Place: Dylan Shemke
6th Place: Kalia Nelson

Youth:
1st Place: Zack Lyons
2nd Place: Ari Engel
3rd Place: Mahteo Gonzales
4th Place: Max Lambert
5th Place: Jake Vanderburg
6th Place: John Wedner

Mens:
1st Place: Pedro Todaro
2nd Place: Dustin Voorhees
3rd Place: Ethan Hurst
4th Place: Jeff Hessey
5th Place: Paul Puglasi
6th Place: Bradie Shemke

Masters:
1st Place: Casey Wheat
2nd Place: Mark Austin
3rd Place: Jeff Jessee
4th Place: Anthony Quiroz
5th Place: Jeff Morris
6th Place: Beau Basset

Womens:
1st Place: Meah Collins
2nd Place: Juju Romanik
3rd Place: Mara Morales
4th Place: Juli Hernandez
5th Place: Brooke Daigneal
6th Place: Tiffany Russo

Kneeboard:
1st Place: Eric Peterson
2nd Place: Bradford Colwell
3rd Place: Mike Butler
4th Place: Joe Coyne
5th Place: Chris Bermudez
6th Place: Max Bollinger

Special Awards:
Best Maneuver: Petey Romanik (Scored a 10pt wave!!!)
Best Effort: Dylan Shemke

Sorry for any misspelled names.

BEACH CLEANUP:
The beach cleanup had 124 participants and gathered up roughly 97.5lbs of trash off the beach. Thanks to Gilbert, Zoe and Eric for taking time from their busy lives to volunteer and run the cleanup! We’d also like to thank Kohl’s team for coming down at 6am to help setup! It was amazing have the support of local businesses. @kohls #kohlscares

 

ECO-ARTSHOW:
The Eco Artshow was a success! Raising almost $1,000 for the non-profit. We’d like to thank all the amazing artists for donating their time and efforts to support our cause.

Eco-Art Sold:
Nathan Ledyard: “Deep Wave” Recycled Wood Carved Art: $150 Ashley dos Santos
Seth Matson: “Chuck Dent Eagle” Giclee Print/Epoxy with reclaimed wood frame: $100.00 Angie Granheim
Angie Granheim: “Play me a Song” Hand painted recycled guitar: $150.00 Richard Busch
Angie Granheim: “Surf through life” Prince inspired handprinted recycled surfboard: $150.00 Ginger Corbett
Rick Blake: Large “Untitled” Large Recycled art: Steve Brightwell: $85
Joshua Paskowitz: “Waves of Emotion” $75 Jeff Morris
Fulltimehuman: “Houndstooth Tube” linoleum print: $40 Bradie Shemke
Fulltimehuman: “Dog Dream Afternoon” linoleum print: $40 Bradie Shemke
Bryan Helfand: “Untitled” Wood Art: $200 Peggy Kalama
Total: $995

A huge shout out to Angie for volunteering and setting up the art show!!!

 

We still have many cool art pieces that will be sold on Auction via E-bay in the weeks to come.

Thanks Caliconscious for playing at the Award Ceremonies and Cruisers Pizza and Grill for having us!

 

Thanks again to everyone for supporting Drains to Ocean! Sorry if we forgot to thank anyone, there were so many awesome people that helped to make this event a success!

Drains to Ocean is a grass roots, non-profit organization with a mission to keep pollution from flowing into our rivers, lakes, and oceans. We believe that every drain matters. Our goal is to create awareness by educating the public and empowering local networks of active volunteers to participate in mountain, street and beach cleanups.

 

Protecting the Ocean, One Drain at a Time

 

www.drainstoocean.org

 

www.facebook.com/drainstoocean
www.instagram.com/drainstoocean

@drainstoocean @vans @vanssurf #drainstocean #rrrsurfoff

 

Drains to Ocean is a Non-Profit 501c3 tax-exempt organization.
Federal Identification Number : 47-4001641 • All gifts and donations are tax deductible.

Surf Contest That Focuses On Building Environmental Awareness

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[Huntington Beach, California] May 1st, 2018 

DRAINS TO OCEAN is bringing back its unique Reduce Reuse Recycle Surf Off contest sponsored by Vans. The Surf Off includes; recycled and reclaimed surf trophies with trash collected from beach cleanups, an Eco Art show with silent auction, a raffle open to everyone with items donated by our sponsors, and a big bag of prizes for winners in each surf division.

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Event Details:
         May 19th – 9th St. Huntington Beach, CA

RRR Surf Off: 8am-4:30pm

Beach Cleanup: 8am-12noon

Hands Across the Sand: 12noon-12:15pm

NGO Q&A: Throughout the Day

Eco-Art Show/Awards/Live Music: 6pm-11pm

Register at www.rrrsurfoff.com or 17th Street Board Shop in Huntington Beach. A donation of $30 to compete receives a free event t-shirt, snacks, refreshments and a one-year membership to DRAINS TO OCEAN.

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RRR SURF OFF: This one of a kind event will encourage beginner and advanced surfers to learn about ongoing issues of litter on our local city streets and beaches, that drains to our oceans. The RRR Surf Off is for people to enjoy a fun-filled beach day with their friends, and family. Divisions include Groms (11& under), Youth (12-16), Mens (open), Womens (open) Kneeboard (open) and Masters (45 & up).  A public Beach Cleanup is scheduled at the event site from 8am-12noon.

When contacted, Seth Matson, the event director of the Reduce Reuse Recycle Surf Contest said, “The last event that was held back in 2014, right here in the Surf City, was a big hit. Since then we have dedicated our time and effort to set up our new 501c-3 Non-Profit, DRAINS TO OCEAN, dedicated to keeping our environment clean by stopping pollution from flowing into rivers, lakes, and oceans.  Our goal is to create awareness by educating the public and empowering local networks of active volunteers to participate in mountain, street and beach cleanups.”

 

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He added, “We are super stoked to have Vans “Off the Wall” as our Main Sponsor for the event this year. Vans has done so much for the community and the environment through their sustainability program that supports art, music and action sports programs, plus it helps in reducing the environmental footprint of their operations and products. We felt that Vans was a perfect fit for the Reduce Reuse Recycle Surf Off and couldn’t be happier for their support.”

 

 

EVENT PRIZES: Sponsors are donating cool eco prizes during the RRR Surf Off contest, which includes, shoes from Vans, reusable bottles from Hydroflask, reusable bags from Earthpack, organic surf wax from Matunas, green firelogs from Earth Log, reef friendly sunblock from Surf Yogis, bamboo toothbrushes from Sonora Refinery and cool paper straws from Aardvark, among others.

 

EDUCATION: DRAINS TO OCEAN has invited other NGOs to speak via an ongoing Q&A throughout the day. Participants include Orange County Coastkeeper, the Sierra Club, Ocean Champions, Bolsa Chica Land Trust, OC Earth Stewards, Heirs to Our Oceans and more. Oceana will be doing their Hands Across the Sand from 12noon-12:15pm and the public is invited to join.

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D2O MEMBERSHIP: Avid surfer and HB local Liz Kampen-Speirs, who placed 3rd in last RRR Surf Off, a manager for UPS says, “ At UPS, we are committed to supporting our communities and protecting our environment through community involvement and supporting non-profit organizations. I chose to support an organization I can trust to do the right thing with my donation. I would be nothing without the ocean, thank you DRAINS TO OCEAN for protecting it and keep doing what you do! I can’t wait to compete again in the upcoming event!”

Photo Credit: Larry Rector

 

An Eco Art show is scheduled the night of the event with local artists who have donated one or more Reduced, Reused, Recycled or Repurposed art to raise money for DRAINS TO OCEAN’s programs.

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Eco-Art by Anne Price – Titled: Plastic Swell. Plastics and Wood found at Bolsa Chica State Beach.

 

PARTICIPATION: Online bookings for the surfing event are currently open at www.rrrsurfoff.com and you can sign up in person at 17th Street Board Shop in downtown Huntington Beach.

 

The general public is invited to come and join these events, along with their family and friends to help clean the beach, watch surfers compete throughout the day and enjoy some fun in the sun at the beach.

 

Event Details:
May 19th – 9th St. Huntington Beach,

RRR Surf Off: 8am-4:00pm

Beach Cleanup: 8am-12noon

Hands Across the Sand: 12noon-12:15pm

NGO Q&A: Throughout the Day
Eco-Art Show/Awards/Live Music by Caliconscious: 6pm-11pm (Cruisers Pizza on 5th St. Downtown HB)

 

Press Contact:

Seth Matson - President
DRAINS TO OCEAN  - Protecting the Ocean,  One Drain at a Time
info@drainstoocean.org 

www.drainstoocean.org

www.rrrsurfoff.com
www.facebook.com/drainstoocean
www.instagram.com/drainstoocean

**DRAINS TO OCEAN  is a Non-Profit 501c3 tax-exempt organization. Federal Identification Number: 47-4001641

 

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RRR Surf Off Beach Cleanup - May 19th @ 9th St. Huntington Beach

Come join our Beach Cleanup at 9th St. /PCH in Surf City – Huntington Beach, on Saturday, May 19th from 8am – 12noon.

Entry: FREE Parking on numbered Streets. Paid Metered parking is available on both sides of PCH near 9th St.

What to bring?: Work gloves, Reusable Bags or Buckets, Water and Sunblock. D2O can provide bags/gloves if needed (limited supplies)

Look for the Blue Drains to Ocean Tent on the sand at 9th St. / PCH. at the Reduce Reuse Recycle Surf Off Surfing event. More info at www.rrrsurfoff.com and www.drainstoocean.org

Community Hours Available (parent or guardian signature required if under 18)

NOTE: You do not need to confirm to us, just show up. You can click the I want to Help button if you have a question (rain or shine)

Come watch the surfing event after the cleanup. 8am-4:30pm (free)

We are having an Eco-Artshow/Award Ceremonies/Live Music at Cruisers HB on 5th St. at 6pm-11pm.

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Eco Art Benefit Show for Drains to Ocean - Cruisers Pizza HB

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The 2018 Eco Art Benefit Show for Drains to Ocean will be held at Cruisers Pizza in Huntington Beach, California on May 19th at 6pm. 210 5th St, HB CA 92648. 

For artist inquiries and to be considered, please send 1-2 art sample images to: Angie G (714) 222-689one  angiestbackinla@gmail.com and/or Seth Matson (714) 493-377Seven  seth@drainstoocean.org

Artist Deadline & Drop off info:
Drains to Ocean requires the artwork to be delivered to Cruisers HB at 9am, Saturday May 19th.

Artwork Submission Form can be downloaded here

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RRR Surf Off / Beach Cleanup / Recycled Art Show - May 19th, 2018

RRR Surf Off / Beach Cleanup / Recycled Art Show - May 19th, 2018

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This is a 1 day educational surf contest, bringing awareness to beginner and advanced surfers alike. The “RRR Surf Off” encourages competitors to learn about ongoing issues of litter on our local city streets and beaches, pollution in our oceans, and focuses on bringing family, friends, & the community together for a fun filled day at the beach.

Divisions & Ages (Age as of Jan. 1st 2018):
Groms
(11 & Under – Parent Assist OK)
Youth (12-16)
Guys (17 & Over)
Girls (All Ages)
Longboard (All Ages)
Kneeboard (All Ages)

$30 Entry Fee donation to non-profit Drains to Ocean. Download Entry Form here

Beach Cleanup: 8am-12noon

Surfrider Eco-Art Lessons/Education Tent: 1pm-2pm

The event will be followed up with an Eco Artshow/Awards Ceremony 6:30pm-11pm
(destination TBA)

Other info:
Custom Recycled Trash Trophies • Awards for 1st-6th Place Winners in Each Division • Entry donation includes 1 event t-shirt, food and refreshments  •  Limited Space – 96 Surfers  •   Artshow/Award Ceremonies being held at location in HB TBA.

For Sponsorship info visit: www.rrrsurfoff.com

Presented by: Drains to Ocean

Drains to Ocean is a grass roots, non-profit organization with a mission to keep pollution from flowing into rivers, lakes, and oceans. We believe that every drain matters. Our goal is to create awareness by educating the public and empowering local networks of active volunteers to participate in worldwide street, snow and beach cleanups.

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3,166lbs of Trash Collected at one Cleanup!!!!

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We collected an amazing 3,166lbs of litter Sept. 16th, from 8am-4pm at the Santa Ana River Marsh. And it's still extremely littered with trash . Nice work by all the NGO's that participated: Fairview Park Alliance, Sierra Club BRTF, Surfrider, BR Conservancy, ACO and Drains to Ocean. http://www.drainstoocean.org #banningranch #coastalcleanupday#surfcity #surfcityusa #huntingtonbeach #newportbeach #drainstoocean#hsbsurfrider #beachcleanup #marshcleanup #orangecounty #rjs#savebanningranch #trashfreeoc

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One volunteer at the end of the days said we picked up around 30% of the trash out here. Most of the trash left out there are small stuff like bottle caps, straws and millions of pieces of styrofoam. 

River Marsh Cleanup

Join us on Coastal Cleanup Day - September 16, 2017 - to clean up the Santa Ana River North and South Marshes

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This year's heavy rains washed massive amounts of trash down the Santa Ana River and into the Santa Ana River Marshes. These protected wetlands serve as vital habitat for endangered animal and plant species and are an important link in the Santa Ana River watershed.

The marshes are also adjacent to the Banning Ranch lowlands, so they represent a rare opportunity to get an up-close look at that portion of Banning Ranch.

Join OCES and our partners for this important cleanup:

U.S. Army Corp of Engineers

Sierra Club Angeles Chapter

Sierra Club Banning Ranch Park and Preserve Task Force

Orange County Coastkeeper

Costa Mesa Sanitary District

CR&R Environmental Services

Drains to Ocean

Surfrider Newport Beach Chapter

Fairview Park Alliance

Signup for free click here

DATE AND TIME

Sat, September 16, 2017

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT

LOCATION

Army Cops of Engineers Wetlands

Newport Beach, CA

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FAQs

Where is the cleanup area located?

The cleanup will take place in the north and south marshes, adjacent to the Banning Channel Bikeway on the west (Costa Mesa) side of the river. Look for the white sign-in tenst at the staging areas on the river trail


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Volunteers under the age of 18 require a parent or guardian's signature on the ACoE release form.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The marshes are adjacent on the west (Costa Mesa) side of the river, adjacent to the Banning Channel Bikeway, We'll have one staging area each in the north and south marshes (NOTE - copy and paste Google Maps URLs to view locations on Google Maps):

North Marsh - https://goo.gl/maps/xs56kQAtMEA2

South Marsh - https://goo.gl/maps/rPMh9TMJCTx

We strongly encourage volunteers to bike or walk to the staging tents, but street-side parking is avaiable at three locations near the staging areas:

West 19th Street in Costa Mesa https://goo.gl/maps/3FCeyr6xWEG2

Public parking along Seashore Drive in Newport Beach https://goo.gl/maps/Gtq5xXCjN6R2

West Victoria Street near Vista Park - https://goo.gl/maps/khrg6aAyFq12

What can I bring into the event?

We encourage volunteers to bring the following items:

A bucket or reusable bag

Gloves

A reusable water bottle

Sunscreen

A hat

Closed-toed shoes that you don't mind getting wet/muddy

Please DO NOT wear sandals, flip-flops or open-toed shoes

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email OCearthstewards@Gmail.com for additional information

Beach Cleanup - August 12th - 2017 • 17th St. / PCH Huntington Beach

Drains to Ocean is holding a Beach Cleanup with the Surfrider Foundation and 17th St. Boardshop in Surf City, California on Saturday, Aug 12th - 2017 from 8am - 12noon. 

Entry: FREE Parking on numbered Streets. Metered parking on both sides of PCH

What to bring?: Gloves, Reusable Bags or Buckets, Water and Sunblock. D2O & Surfrider will provide bags if needed. 

Look for the Blue Surfrider & Drains to Ocean Tents near the top of the stairs at 17th St. / PCH.

Community Hours Available (parent or guardian signature required if under 18)

 

D2O Beach Cleanup - Sunday, April 9th - 2017 Beach Blvd HB CA

Drains to Ocean is holding a Beach Cleanup in Surf City, California on Sunday, April 9th - 2017 from 8am - 12noon. 

Entry: Pull into the South Parking Lot at Beach Blvd/PCH and let the State Guard know you are with Drains to Ocean Beach Cleanup for FREE parking.

What to bring?: Gloves, Reusable Bags or Buckets, Water and Sunblock. D2O will provide bags if needed. 

Look for the Blue Drains to Ocean Tent on the beach in the first parking lot south of Beach Blvd.

Community Hours Available (parent or guardian signature required if under 18)

Drains to Ocean is a grass roots, non-profit organization with a mission to keep pollution from flowing into our rivers, lakes, and oceans. We believe that every drain matters. Our goal is to create awareness by educating the public and empowering local networks of active volunteers to participate in worldwide street, snow and beach cleanups.

Street/Snow Cleanup at Mountain High Resort - Sunday, March 12th

Drains to Ocean is holding its 1st Street/Snow Cleanup Sunday, March 12th from 11am-3pm at Mountain High Resort in Wrightwood. The first 50 participants get a free Yeti Face Mask! Come on up to the closest winter resort in Cali, hit the slopes and do your part by picking up a few pieces of litter to help keep our environment clean and safe for everyone to enjoy. 

Community Hours available. Must have Parent/Guardian signature if under 18 years of age.

D2O Street/Snow Cleanup Location:
Mountain High [West Resort]
Address: 24510 CA-2, Wrightwood, CA 92397
Date: March 12th, 2017
Time: 11am-3pm
Meet at: West Resort/Big Pines Base Lodge/Outside Deck
www.mthigh.com

FAQ's:
What to bring: Sunscreen, Water, Gloves, Warm Clothes

Parking: Free [West Resort]

Waiver: Each Cleanup Participant must sign a waiver before cleaning up trash. If under 18, a parent or guardian must sign for you.

Do I need to sign up ahead of time?: No, you can just show up between 11am-3pm

How long do I have to cleanup for?: As long as you want. Even 5 mins helps a lot! If you need a full 4hrs of Community Service, then you'll need to cleanup for the full 4hrs and bring back your bags of trash to our tent so we can sign your sheet. We have Community Service hours sheets available as well.

Can I bring my kids, friends or a group? Yes, just let us know if you have a group over 20 people: info@drainstoocean.org

How do I get to Mt. High? Address: 24510 CA-2, Wrightwood, CA 92397 [West Resort]

Can I clean up the trash on the Resort Trails?: No, please stay off the trails. We are only cleaning up around the lodge, the parking lot areas and near the streets. Always cleanup with a buddy and be aware of your surroundings (moving cars, snowboarders/skiers etc). Never cleanup in the street itself. Stay on the sidewalks to be safe. 

 This is from a 5 Minute Cleanup in the bottom parking lot at Mt. High Resort on Feb 28, 2017. 

This is from a 5 Minute Cleanup in the bottom parking lot at Mt. High Resort on Feb 28, 2017. 

 Respect the Mountain #respectthemountain #drainstoocean

Respect the Mountain #respectthemountain #drainstoocean

Drains to Ocean is a grass roots, non-profit organization with a mission to keep pollution from flowing into our rivers, lakes, and oceans. We believe that every drain matters. Our goal is to create awareness by educating the public and empowering local networks of active volunteers to participate in worldwide street, snow and beach cleanups. Protecting the Ocean, One Drain at a Time!

Donate or become a Member today! http://www.drainstoocean.org/become-a-member

@mthighsnow @mthigh @drainstoocean

https://www.facebook.com/drainstoocean
https://www.twitter.com/drainstoocean
https://www.instagram.com/drainstoocean
https://www.pinterest.com/drainstoocean

Wanna participate in a Beach Cleanup? Visit our affiliate at www.hsbsurfrider.org today for a full Beach Cleanup Schedule in Huntington Beach, California.

 Find a trash can before you throw your trash out on the street. Respect the Mountain! #drainstoocean

Find a trash can before you throw your trash out on the street. Respect the Mountain! #drainstoocean

Beach Cleanup - Feb 4th / Southside of the HB Pier

We are holding a beach cleanup this Saturday, February 4, from 10 AM to 12 noon. Come on down and join us for the cleanup and also check out the 1st Annual Board Riders Surf Comp on the Southside of the Huntington Beach Pier. HB vs SB vs LB vs SB!!! The best of the best surfers battle it out for bragging rights to their City.

Q&A's:

Q. Do I need to sign up ahead of time?

A. No, you can “just show up” at 10am and sign in. Its that simple... Cya there!


Q. Can I bring my kids, friends or a group?

A. Yes. For groups of 30+, just send us a quick email to info@drainstoocean.org and let us know how many you expect to have. Kids of all ages are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult at all times. We cannot watch anyone once they are dropped off or cleaning the beach.


Q. Do I have to pay for parking?

A. Depends on the location. Yes, if you park down at the beach. The numbered streets are free to park if you can find a spot.


Q. Do I need to bring anything?

A. No, but if you have work gloves and a bucket, bring them. (Hat, Sunblock, Water)


Q. Can you sign my volunteer hours sheet or do you have a certificates of completion?

A. Yes but you MUST sign up first thing in the morning and participate fully throughout the entire cleanup. At the end of the day, we will sign your certificate of completion or give you one of our own completion forms.


Q. Can our company setup a tent/tables at the beach cleanup?

Sorry no, this is a private event.

 

 

Please be aware that we have been finding quite a lot of hypodermic needles on the beach lately. Be very careful where you step. 

www.drainstoocean.org

@west_coast_board_riders @sokfy @17thstboardshop @newportboardriderscoalition @sealbeachboardriders @hsbsurfrider

Wise Fool, Statements Magazine Fundraiser and Awareness Campaign for Drains to Ocean

Please Join us at Surf City's Charity Celebration to prevent Ocean Pollution:

In light of last week's nearby spill of 2.4 million gallons of raw sewage into our Ocean, Getwise Fool Clothing is throwing a charity event for the ages with 100% proceeds benefiting local environmental nonprofit Drains to Ocean. Click on this event link to let us know if you can make it or not

https://www.facebook.com/events/219690505093179/

What better time or place to take action than Surf City, USA
during the US Open of Surf?!

Come join WiseFool, Statements Magazine, Drains to Ocean, all our amazing local artists & co-sponsors at Rainwater Gallery & Event Center for a full day full of Ocean-Friendly activities, festivities, fundraising & free gifts!

FREE EVENTS (All Ages)
12pm - Drains to Ocean Street Clean (Meet at 6th & PCH)
2pm - FREE Yoga Class & Fuel Organic Juice Delivery Mimosas
3pm - Live Music, Local Artist Showcase & Silent Auction

VIP EVENTS (Minimum $10 Donation Requested - 21+)
5pm - Tapa That Food Truck & Four Sons Brewing Tasting
7pm - Private Charity Concert featuring Cali Conscious

AFTER PARTY:
FREE VIP Entry, Drink Specials & Bottle Service at Killarney Pub & Grill

1st 50 Guests to donate $10+ receive a Free WiseFool Gift Bag!

Local Artist Showcase: Last Chance to browse & buy Local Artists' Original & Printed Pieces on display for 1 final night!

Visit www.drainstoocean.org to see all the wonderful Ocean Advocacy your $10+ donation will help our friends Drains to Ocean accomplish.

Much love & many thanks to our entire Local Community for caring about & contributing to the Health of our Mother Ocean!

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Drains to Ocean - Protecting the Ocean,  One Drain at a Time

Drains to Ocean is a grass roots, non-profit organization with a mission to keep pollution from flowing into our rivers, lakes, and oceans. 

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