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Saturday: Local volunteer events planned for Coastal Cleanup Day

 

An estimated 30 activities aimed at cleaning up the coast and local water sources in San Mateo County are scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m. to noon as part of Coastal Cleanup Day, a statewide volunteer event. Here are a few places to go to help clean up local waterways if you don't feel like driving to the coast:

● Bedwell Bayfront Park: Meet at the second parking lot in the park, located at 1600 Marsh Road in Menlo Park. Contact: Davena Gentry at davena@serenogroup.com.

● San Francisquito Creek: Meet at the intersection of Alma Street and East Creek Drive in Menlo Park. Contact: Junko Bryant at junko@grassrootsecology.org.

● Cooley Landing: Meet at the farthest parking lot at the Cooley Landing Education Center, 2100 Bay Road in East Palo Alto. Contact: Sara Witt at sara@grassrootsecology.org.

● City of Redwood City: Meet at the public works services location at 1400 Broadway St. Contact Eduardo Gonzalez at egonzalez@redwoodcity.org.

● Redwood High School: Meet at the back of the Redwood High School parking lot at 1968 Old County Road in Redwood City. Contact Chris Beetley-Hagler at cbeetleyhagler@seq.org.

See the full list of planned activities in San Mateo County here.

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