CAPE CHARLES, VA – The Oyster Farm at kings Creek, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and other partners across Virginia are now recruiting volunteers for the 28th Clean the Bay Day. This annual shoreline cleanup is scheduled this year for Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. until noon. An appreciation cookout with live music will follow on C-Pier at The Oyster Farm. Our local sponsors are Davis Disposal, Southeast Expeditions, Marine Trawlers Owners Association, & Cape Charles Yacht Club.
Thousands of volunteers are needed on foot and in boats to help pick up litter and debris along the shorelines of the Chesapeake Bay and its many rivers and streams. Last year, more than 6,000 volunteers participated in Clean the Bay Day, removing approximately 110,000 pounds of litter and debris along 450 miles of shoreline.
“Clean the Bay Day is a great way for Virginians do their part for the waterways we enjoy every day,” said Tanner Council, CBF’s Clean the Bay Day coordinator. “It’s really become a unique Virginia tradition. With so many people working together, in just a few hours we make a huge difference in cleaning up the Bay, rivers, streams, lakes, and beaches across the state.” “A CLEAN BAY, IS A HAPPY BAY”
Cleanup sites are available throughout Hampton Roads, Virginia’s Eastern Shore, in Northern and Central Virginia, the Shenandoah Valley, and at many state parks. To register at a site near you, visit cbf.org/clean, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 1-800/SAVEBAY. Early registration is advised.
We have an opportunity to make a significant contribution to the health and condition of our Chesapeake Bay.
With over one and one-half miles of shoreline, every piece of trash picked up is directly beneficial to the overall vigor and vitality of the bay.
Please register at Here and join us June 4, 2016, for conservation and preservation of the bay.
Check in at 8:00am, clean up from 9:00am to noon.
Bring your dinghies, kayaks, waders or walking shoes and spend the morning on the water and on the beach.
Hamburgers, hot dogs and sodas will be served by the Oyster Farm Marina at Kings Creek at the end of the dock surrounded by the watershed we just nurtured and protected.
500 Marina Village Circle
Cape Charles, Virginia. 23310
(757) 331 – 8640