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Coastal Cleanup Day Sites 2010

These are the beach, creek and inland water way sites that were cleaned for Coastal Cleanup Day in 2010. The event was September 25th, 2010.

This was one of our best years ever with way more volunteers collecting much less trash.

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Coastal Cleanup Day Sites 2010

Completed September 25th 2010

Beach and Creek Information

This contains detailed information about the beaches and creeks that participated in 2010’s Coastal Cleanup Day. Information includes beach captain, contact information, and more. Cleanup Sites are grouped by closest city or area and ordered alphabetically.

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Please note that this event was successfully completed on 9/25/10. This page is for reference only.

The results of this year’s clean up were awesome, exceeding 2009 by more than 500 volunteers! And we collected less trash, meaning more people are taking care of our local waterways! Read more…

Click the name of the city or area that you to see where we cleaned this year:

If you don’t see your favorite beach listed below and are interested in being a beach captain next year, please email with your beach information. You must be eighteen or older to be a beach captain on your own. Make sure to include the information asked for in the email. Also, if there is additional information you would like to see included on this web site, please email jsimeon(at)cosbpw.net

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Carpinteria Area Sites:

| Carpinteria Creeks | Carpinteria State Beach | Jelly Bowl Beach | Santa Claus Lane Beach | Rincon Park (Bates) Beach |

Carpinteria, Santa Monica, and Franklin Creeks:

Meeting Place: 5775 Carpinteria Ave in Carpinteria
Creek Captains: Erin Maker
Organizations: City of Carpinteria.
Map: Click for a map of Carpinteria Creeks
Parking: There is plenty of parking at the meeting location.

 

Carpinteria State Beach:

Meeting Place: The picnic tables at the end of Linden Avenue.
Beach Captain: Robin Baron
Organization: Self Enquiry Life Fellowship
Map: Click for a map of Carpinteria State Beach
Parking: Walking to this site is strongly encouraged. More coming soon.

 

 

Jelly Bowl Beach:

Meeting Place: The bluff area near the beach stairs, over the railroad tracks at the foot of Calle Ocho.
Beach Captains: Patty and Harry Manuras
Organization: Carpinteria Beautiful
Map: Click for a map of Jelly Bowl Beach
Parking: Walking to this site is strongly encouraged. Parking in downtown Carpinteria may be available.
Special Directions: To get to the site you must cross train tracks. Please be wary and check for oncoming trains before crossing.

 

 

Santa Claus Lane (Padaro Lane) Beach:

Meeting Place: Towards the west entrance of Santa Claus Lane, close to the street.
Beach Captain: David Telleen-Lawton
Organization: NOAA Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
Map:Click for a map of Santa Claus Lane Beach
Parking: There is street parking available at the site.
Special Thanks: United Way’s Day of Caring

 

Rincon Park (Bates) Beach:

Meeting Place: At the picnic tables by the bathrooms on the bluff.
Beach Captain: Nancy Lapolla
Organization: Santa Barbara County EMS
Map: Click for a map of Rincon Park Beach
Parking: There is parking at the site.

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Gaviota Coast Sites:

| El Capitan Beach | Gaviota Beach | Refugio Beach | Tajiguas Beach |

 

El Capitan State Beach:

Meeting Place: Far end of the parking lot, as close to the store as possible.
Beach Captain: Brad Spencer
Organization: Santa Barbara County, Resource Recovery & Waste Management Division
Map: Click for a map of El Capitan State Beach
Parking: There is parking at the site.
Special Thanks: United Way’s Day of Caring

 

Gaviota State Beach:

Meeting Place: By the Lifeguard tower.
Beach Captain: Sandra Squires
Map: Click for a map of Gaviota State Beach
Parking: There is parking at the site.
Special Thanks: United Way’s Day of Caring

 

Refugio State Beach:

Meeting Place: By the picnic table across from the store, near the palm trees.
Beach Captain: Cathleen Garnand
Organization: Project Cleanwater
Map: Click for a map of Refugio State Beach
Parking: There is parking at the site.
Special Thanks: United Way’s Day of Caring

 

Tajiguas Beach:

Meeting Place: NOTE: Refugio State Beach.
Beach Captain: Michael Ring
Organizations: Paradise Dive Club
Map: Click for a map of Tajiguas Beach meeting place at Refugio Beach
Parking: Parking at Tajiguas Beach itself is a dirt pullout that is only accessible from 101 Southbound. There will be a person on site to greet you, but please see the note above and special directions below for more info.
Special Directions: If you report to Refugio Beach before the cleanup, there will be refreshments and carpooling options available.

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Goleta Area Sites:

| Depression’s Beach* (DIFFERENT TIMES) | Ellwood Beach | Goleta Beach | Goleta Creeks | Haskell’s Beach | Hospital Creek | Lake Los Carneros |

 

Depression’s Beach*:
*This Cleanup does not start until 1:00 PM and goes until 3:00PM

Meeting Place: Meet at Manzanita Village on UCSB’s Campus.
Beach Captain: Jennifer Verhines
Organization: The Coastal Fund at UCSB
Map: Click for a map of Depression’s Beach.
Parking: Walking or Biking to this site is encouraged. You may park on Campus if you have a permit or pay, in Isla Vista if you walk.
Special Directions: This Cleanup does not start until 1:00 PM and goes until 3:00PM. Bring sunblock and a Friend!

 

Ellwood Beach:

Meeting Place: Top of Ellwood Mesa Bluffs, at the chimney by the beach access (straight out from Ellwood Beach Drive). See a large picture of the chimney.
Beach Captain: Everett King
Organization: The City of Goleta
Map: Click for a map of Ellwood Beach. See “Special Directions” below.
Parking: On Coronado, Phelps, Ellwood Beach Drive, or at the Sperling Preserve. Walk or bike to the site.
Special Directions: Do Not rely on Google Maps to find directions to this beach. Directions to parking can be found above. Be prepared to walk long distances to and from the site. We recommend bringing thick work gloves if you have them, this beach has lots of debris on it.
Special Thanks: United Way’s Day of Caring

 

Goleta Beach:

Meeting Place: At picnic tables to the right of the entrance.
Beach Captain: Nancy Mohr
Map: Click for a map of Goleta Beach
Parking: Goleta Beach has several free parking lots on site. Walking or Biking from UCSB‘s campus is encouraged.
Special Directions: Please be conscientious of other events going on at the beach and park
Special Thanks: United Way’s Day of Caring

 

 

Goleta Creeks:

Meeting Place: Goleta Beach.
Creek Captains: Ben Pitterle and Joey Burgess
Organization: Santa Barbara Channel Keeper
Map: Click for a map of the meeting place at Goleta Beach
Parking: Goleta Beach has several free parking lots on site. Walking or Biking from UCSB’s campus is encouraged.
Special Directions: This site will be participating in Channel Keeper’s Stream Team and will be traveling off of Goleta Beach by car to the creeks. Car pooling is highly recommended, as well as wearing sturdy shoes that can go in water. The teams will leave at 9:30, if you show up afterward, please clean Goleta Beach!

 

Haskell’s Beach:

Meeting Place: At the Beach house, down the dirt path that starts at the tennis courts and leads towards the beach. See “Special Directions” below.
Beach Captain: Brian Murray
Organization: Bacara Resort and Spa
Map: Click for a map of Haskell’s Beach.
Parking: Haskell’s Beach has a free parking lot on site. Use the beach parking lot near Bacara’s tennis courts
Special Directions: Enter the road that has a sign for Bacara on it and follow it for over a half mile. There will be a parking lot on your left marked by signs that say “Beach Access”.

 

Hospital Creek:

Meeting Place: The end of S. Turnpike Rd., south of Hollister ave. at the Turnpike bioswale area.
Captain: Fray Crease
Organization: Santa Barbara County Project Clean Water
Map: Click for a map of Hospital Creek.
Parking: Along S. Turnpike Rd. or in adjacent residential neighborhood
Special Directions: Site is easily accessible by the Coast Route bike path in Goleta. We recommend sturdy shoes and sunscreen. Gloves, bags and refreshments will be provided.
Special Thanks: United Way’s Day of Caring

 

Lake Los Carneros

Meeting Place: The parking lot adjacent to the South Coast Railroad Museum off Los Carneros Road in Goleta.
Captain: Julie Kummel
Organization: Channel Islands Restoration
Map: Click for a map of Lake Los Carneros.
Parking: Adjacent to the South Coast Railroad Museum off Los Carneros Road in Goleta
Special Directions: There will be both a cleanup and weeding going on at this site. We recommend sturdy shoes and sunscreen. Gloves, bags will be provided, but please consider BYO – Bringing your own bag, bucket, or gloves will greatly reduce the waste generated at this event.

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Guadalupe Area Sites:

| Guadalupe Dunes Beach |

Guadalupe Dunes Beach:

Meeting Place: At the North end of the parking lot next to trailer. Eddie will be at a table.
Beach Captain: Eddie Ando
Organization: Santa Barbara County, Resource Recovery & Waste Management
Map: Click for a map of Guadalupe Beach
Parking: Guadalupe Beach has free parking lot on site.
Special Directions: The site may be chilly, so make sure to bring a coat on top of the other materials suggested.

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Lompoc Area Sites:

| Jalama Beach |

Jalama Beach:

Meeting Place: By the Flagpole.
Beach Captain: Pete Endsley and Paige Santori
Organization: Santa Barbara County Project Clean Water
Map: Click for a map of Jalama Beach

Parking:
Jalama Beach has a parking lot on site.

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Santa Barbara Area Sites:

| Arroyo Burro (Hendry’s) Beach | Butterfly Beach | Chase Palm Park Beach | East Beach | Hammonds/Miramar Beach | Leadbetter Beach | West Beach |

 

Arroyo Burro (Hendry’s) Beach:

Meeting Place: Steps leading to the beach.
Beach Captains: Lindsay Johnson
Organization: Art From Scrap and the Watershed Resource Center
Map: Click for a map of Arroyo Burro Beach
Parking: Arroyo Burro has several free parking lots on site.
Special Directions: Be aware that dogs may be present and off of their leashes during the cleanup.

 

Butterfly Beach:

Meeting Place: To the Right of the Coral Casino at the Cement Stairway
Beach Captain: Mike Allen
Organization: Santa Barbara County.
Map: Click for a map of Butterfly Beach
Parking: Walking or Biking to the site is encouraged. Street parking is available; additional parking is available on the street behind the Biltmore Hotel.

 

Chase Palm Park Beach:

Meeting Place: Grassy area between Stearns Wharf and Mission Creek Lagoon
Beach Captain: Rick Frickmann
Organization: Santa Barbara Urban Creeks Council
Map: Click for a map of Chase Palm Park Beach
Parking: Walking or Biking to the site is strongly encouraged. Waterfront parking fees will be waived if you get a coastal cleanup day parking pass from your beach captain. The West Beach Music Festival will start at Noon, meaning parking could get tight.
Special Directions: The West Beach Music Festival is donating a ticket to be raffled to participants at Chase Palm Park for Saturday’s show. The lucky winner will get to enjoy fun-in-the-sun rock, reggae, electro & jam bands. Check out the West Beach Music Festival website for a detailed line-up and to buy tickets.

 

East Beach:

Meeting Place: Beside the Cabrillo Bath House.
Beach Captain: Jackie Hunt
Organization: The Santa Barbara Natural History Museum Ty Warner Sea Center
Map: Click for a map of East Beach.
Parking: Walking or Biking to the site is encouraged. More coming soon.
Special Directions: There may be weddings and other events at this site during Coastal Cleanup Day. Please be respectful and give them space.
Special Thanks: United Way’s Day of Caring

 

Hammond’s/Miramar Beach:

Meeting Place: Stairs near the access area, off of Eucalyptus Lane.
Beach Captain: Clara Svedlund
Organization: Laguna Blanca School
Map: Click for a map of Hammond’s Beach
Parking: Walking or Biking to the site is encouraged. There is parking available at All Saints by the Sea Church at 84 Eucalyptus Lane on the left side of Eucalyptus Avenue. Look for the Coastal Cleanup Day sign.
Special Thanks: United Way’s Day of Caring and All Saints by the Sea Church.

Leadbetter Beach:

Meeting Place: The furthest west end of the picnic table area.
Beach Captain: Autumn Cleverly
Organization: Santa Barbara County Fire Department
Map: Click for a map of Leadbetter Beach
Parking: Walking or Biking to the site is encouraged. Leadbetter has several parking lots on site. Most of the parking fees will be waived if you get a coastal cleanup day parking pass from your beach captain.
Special Directions: Be conscientious of any other events going on at the beach. If you park in a pay spot, make sure to get the parking pass mentioned above.

 

West Beach:

Meeting Place: Across the street from Sambo’s Restaurant.
Beach Captain: Penny Owens
Organization: Santa Barbara Channel Keeper
Map: Click for a map of West Beach
Parking: Walking or Biking to the site is encouraged. More coming soon.
Special Thanks: United Way’s Day of Caring

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Santa Ynez Valley Site:

| Red Rock Camp Ground |

Red Rock Campground:

Meeting Place: The Los Padres National Forest Ranger Station at 3505 Paradise Road, Santa Barbara, Ca 93105
Site Captain: Stephanie Holthaus
Map: Click for a map of Red Rock
Parking: Park at the Ranger station or at Red Rock Campground.
NOTE: Please get to the Ranger Station by 9, there will be a safety talk and then carpool to the site.

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Santa Maria Sites:

| Project Clean Waterways: Blosser Basin |

Project Clean Waterways – Blosser Basin:

Meeting Place: Grogan Park – 1155 Rancho Verde.
Beach Captain: Ellen Pritchett and Janine Dunn
Organization: City of Santa Maria
Map: Click for a map of Blosser Basin
Parking: Park at Grogan Park.
Special Directions: Please wear sturdy shoes and cloths that can get dirty. This site will be involve heavy lifting, which means you will be doing a great thing by coming out. Hot Dog BBQ after the event.

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List of Sites alphabetically:

Arroyo Burro Beach Hammond’s/Miramar Beach
Blosser Basin Haskell’s Beach
Butterfly Beach Hospital Creek
Carpinteria Creeks Jalama Beach
Carpinteria State Beach Jelly Bowl Beach
Chase Palm Park Lake Los Carneros
Depression’s Beach* Leadbetter Beach
East Beach Red Rock Campground
El Capitan State Beach Refugio State Beach
Ellwood Beach Rincon Park Beach
Gaviota State Beach Santa Claus Lane
Goleta Beach Tajiguas Beach
Goleta Creeks West Beach
Guadalupe Dunes