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Help Clean Beaches on the Gaviota Coast!

Coastal Cleanup Day is September 21, 2013 from  9 to Noon. Please Save the Date!

This page lists participating beaches on the Gaviota Coast.  For additional sites, please visit our main Coastal Cleanup Day page.

Gaviota Coast Cleanup Sites

We clean some of your favorite places on the Gaviota Coast!

Please note that this information is subject to change. Sign up at facebook.com/SBCoast to get all the latest updates.

El Capitan State Beach:

Meeting Place: Far end of the parking lot, near the store
Beach Captains: Mariana Cruz (mcruz@santaynezchumash.org) and Julie Colbert (jrandall@santaynezchumash.org)
Organization:  Santa Ynez Chumash Environmental Office
Parking: There is parking at the site. Please tell the ranger that you are a Coastal Cleanup Day volunteer and then obtain a parking pass from the Beach Captain.  This pass will enable you to park for free from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Additional Information:  The Santa Ynez Chumash Environmental Office invites you to a barbecue in the picnic area immediately following the event.

Gaviota State Beach:

Meeting Place:  Lifeguard tower
Beach Captain:  Terrence Word (tword@dunnschoolorg)
Organization:  Dunn School
Parking:  There is parking at the site.  Please tell the ranger that you are a Coastal Cleanup Day volunteer and then obtain a parking pass from the Beach Captain.  This pass will enable you to park for free from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Hollister Ranch:

Meeting Place:  Mid-ranch area called Bulito Cabana.
Beach Captain:  Kathleen Sawyer
Organization:  Hollister Ranch Homeowners' Association
Parking and Special Directions:  A special invitation is required to access this private housing development.  For more information, please contact the Santa Barbara County Coastal Cleanup Day Coordinator, Sam Dickinson, at (805) 882-3618 or via e-mail:  sdickinson@cosbpw.net.

Refugio State Beach:

Meeting Place: By the picnic table across from the store, near the palm trees
Beach Captain: Richard Hunt
Organization: Gaviota Coast Conservancy
Parking: There is parking at the site. Please tell the ranger that you are a Coastal Cleanup Day volunteer and then obtain a parking pass from the Beach Captain.  This pass will enable you to park for free from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Tajiguas Beach:

Meeting Place:  In the parking lot at the west end of Refugio State Beach by the picnic tables.  Volunteers should carpool to Tajiguas Beach.
Beach Captain:  Kellen Tobin
Organization:  Paradise Dive Club
Parking: Obtain parking voucher from beach captain and show it to ranger at Refugio Beach to be able to park there for free from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Special Directions:  The Paradise Dive Club dives at this beach and will coordinate with non-club members to clean this beach.

 

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