ALERT: Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup

The 26th Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup will be held Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to noon, at 30 sites along the Texas coast. 

Texas became the nation’s first all-volunteer beach cleanup in 1986 and boasts one of the biggest all-volunteer beach cleanups in the world. More than 10,000 Texans are expected to participate in the Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup this year. 

Volunteers may register on-line for the Spring Cleanup at www.TexasAdoptABeach.org or at 29 of the 30 check-in sites (advanced registration required for St. Jo Island) beginning at 8:30 a.m. Each volunteer will be given data cards, gloves, pencils and trash bags. All volunteers are advised to wear closed-toe shoes, bring sunscreen and plenty of drinking water.

Texans who are not able to attend the cleanup can help keep their beaches clean by making a tax-deductible donation online at www.TexasAdoptABeach.org.

There are several different Adopt-A-Beach sponsorship levels ranging from $25 to $25,000, allowing both individuals and corporations to contribute to this major cleanup effort. Statewide coastal cleanups are held every spring and fall.

To learn how you can participate, or for additional information on the Adopt-A-Beach Program, visit www.TexasAdoptABeach.org or contact the GLO at 1-877-TX COAST. 

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