Category Archives: Rockaway Beach Blog

Thank you Nueva School!

Fifty-five fifth-graders from The Nueva School in Hillsborough enthusiastically cleaned up the Rockaway Beach area, learned about the causes and effects of litter, and then worked at habitat restoration for two hours! Earth heroes making a difference!

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June Cleanup at Rockaway Beach

Glorious day at Rockaway.  Sunshine! Great temperature! Sea Breeze! Thanks to all who participated today (9 hearty volunteers).  A total of 5 pounds of trash and 3 pounds of recycles were picked up.  Might be an all time low – hopefully because people are 1) littering less and 2) picking up as they go. Cigarette butts, however tend to be […]

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Rockaway Beach April Cleanup

           Ralph and Sandy helping out The beautigul days just keep coming when it comes to Rockaway Beach cleanups.  Not a great turnout, but a group of hard core volunteers swept the beach clean.  Thanks to Ralph, Sandy and Ginny and of course Nikki and Beezer who sniffed out every possible piece of trash. Totals:  Weight […]

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Rockaway Cleanup with an International Flavor!

This month’s Rockaway cleanup slid in nicely between two major storms and took on a distinctly international flavor!  Jim, Ana and Lynn hosted great returning volunteers and a group of 12 people from truly around the world.  Global Ties is an organization through the US State Department that hosts trips to the US for global non-profits and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).  We […]

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