Category Archives: Mussel Rock Star Blog

Mussel Rock Car Park- The Landfill Below Our Feet

On a very cold February Saturday, we put on gloves and went to work to clean this ancient and beautiful site. Children read the Dolphin Earth Hero pledge from our 2017 PBC bookmarks. Skyline College joined us for the second time this year, making them an official Adopt a Beach group. There were over 30 volunteers who managed to find […]

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Meet Jordan, Our New Site Mascot

Thanks to everyone who ventured out to join us today, even though temperatures were in the 40s when we began our Mussel Rock cleanup. Myrna and Chris greeted a large crowd of teenage volunteers (see photo) from St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Daly City and the Young Dreamers Network. These very enthusiastic volunteers met my new dog, Jordan, shown in […]

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Make a Splash by Ending Trash at Mussel Rock!

A whale was breaching out at sea while three of us quietly set up our cleanup site. Little did we know how many people were about to suddenly arrive. Thus, my thanks to Joe Recto and Chris Burr who helped me get everyone registered. Pretty soon, we read the Dolphin pledge together and got to work in teams in record time. Our […]

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Feeling the heat at Mussel Rock!

Back from my vacation in Europe, I want to sincerely thank Chris Burr, Julie Walters & Joe Recto for running the June Mussel Rock Cleanup in my absence. Volunteers, today in July, enjoyed the new vista point including 2 picnic tables, information boards and 5 large granite blocks. This was where we displayed our refreshments, buckets and gloves. As the […]

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Earth Day 2017 Cleanup at Mussel Rock

Thank you all volunteers, who are now official Mussel Rockstars! Volunteers from the Pacifica Church of Latter Day Saints cleaned up as early as 7.30am on a bright Saturday. They adopted Mussel Rock as one of their many volunteer projects. This means they will be back 2 more times to conduct a beach cleanup in 2017. Their member, Christine Burr, provided drinks and […]

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Mussel Rock Cleanup Without Helen!!

On Saturday 25 March, as I was attending the American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting in San Francisco, Joe Recto stood in admirably as Site Captain and was assisted by many of the site’s Rock Stars who are regular supporters of this cleanup plus new volunteers. See photos below. Good weather and a 35-strong group of volunteers cleaned up 147 lb trash and 800 cigarette butts. […]

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