Volunteers Needed for July 5th Beaches Cleanup

June 19, 2017  
5th of July beach clean up volunteers holding bags of collected trash

The City of Jacksonville and Keep Jacksonville Beautiful will partner with the Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol for the annual July 5th Beaches Cleanup following the Independence Day holiday.

When: 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
 
Where:    Litter collection bags and gloves will be distributed to volunteers at the following locations:

  • Atlantic Boulevard at the ocean
  • Beach Boulevard at the ocean
  •  16th Avenue South  at the ocean
What:  Volunteers will remove litter and debris along the shoreline, enhancing the beauty and safety of Jacksonville’s beaches.
 
Participants must be at least 18 or accompanied by an adult, should wear sturdy footwear and sun protection, and should bring their own drinking water.  The cleanups will only be cancelled in the event of inclement weather.

Advance registration is NOT required for the event.

For more information, call Keep Jacksonville Beautiful at (904) 255-8276 or call the Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol at (904) 613-6081.