Spruce Up San Rafael
2016 Coastal Cleanup Day Accomplishments
It was a beautiful and successful day of stewardship for many volunteers. Here are our statistics:
3 Groups cleaned the San Rafael Creek/Canal in watercraft!
7 Locations cleaned in San Rafael
12 Miles were cleaned
45 Youth participated
83 Adults participated
128 Total Volunteers
166 Pounds of recycling collected
2,349* Pounds of trash removed from our waterways!
Unusual items – light saber, 2 legible immunizations cards, baby stroller, bike frames, 11 golf balls
* Parker Diving Service provided a “landing boat” that enabled heavy items to be removed from the Canal.
Thanks to our Partners and Community Volunteers!
Community members plus volunteers from the following groups:
Boy Scout Troop 2000
Boy Scout Troop 38*
Cub Scout Pack 76
Friends of the Canal*
Newport Boating Association*
Parker Diving Service
101 Surf Sports*
San Rafael Clean*
San Dominico Green Club
San Rafael Yacht Club
*Partners that Coordinated a Cleanup Location
Coastal Cleanup Day is coordinated by the California Coastal Commission and in Marin County the US Army Corps of Engineers Bay Model.