• 2007 Coastal Cleanup Takes Place on Saturday, September 15

    Sep 12, 2007

    2007 Coastal Cleanup Takes Place on

    Saturday, September 15

    Volunteers needed to remove trash from beaches and riverbanks

    The first portion of the annual Coastal Cleanup is scheduled to take place from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon on Saturday, September 15 at many locations throughout Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and New Jersey.

    You’re invited to participate and/or cover the event as a news story. Approximately 2,500 volunteers are expected to help remove trash from area beaches and riverbanks.

    Each participant will receive an original 2007 Coastal Cleanup T-shirt, courtesy of Delmarva Power, which has been the primary corporate sponsor of the event for 17 consecutive years.

    Please note that a list of cleanup locations is on the page following this advisory .

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    2007 Coastal Cleanup Locations, Dates & Contacts

    (Please note: Cleanups that will take place on 9/15/07 are in bold print below.)

    Delaware (49 sites)

    Statewide -- 9:00 a.m., 9/15/07 Jennifer Hall, 302-739-9906

    www.dnrec.delaware.gov

    Nanticoke River, Seaford – 9:00 a.m., 9/22/07 Megan Ward, 410-873-3045

    New Jersey (5 sites)

    Cumberland County – 10:00 a.m., 9/15/07 Alyssa Allen, 609-861-4120

    Atlantic & Cape May counties – 9:00 a.m., 10/20/07 Jennifer Smiga, 732-872-0111

    Maryland (12 sites)

    Assateague Island – 9:00 a.m., 9/15/07 Nadine Miller, 410-629-1538

    Ocean City – 9:00 a.m., 9/15/07 Nancy Howard, 410-524-1881

    Beaverdam Creek, Salisbury – 9:00 a.m., 9/15/07 Mary Seemann, 410-860-6880

    Pocomoke River , Snow Hill – 9:00 a.m., 9/15/07 Ron Pilling, 410-632-3971

    Choptank River , Trappe – 9:00 a.m., 9/15/07 Kay Wendowski, 410-822-7457

    Sailwinds Park, Cambridge – 9:00 a.m., 9/15/07 Kay Wendowski, 410-822-7457

    Col. Richardson Tomb, Bethlehem – 9:00 a.m., 9/15/07 Kay Wendowski, 410-822-7457

    Windmill Branch Creek, Easton – 9:00 a.m., 9/15/07 Kay Wendowski, 410-822-7457

    Tuckahoe State Park – 9:00 a.m., 9/15/07 Darryl Calloway, 410-928-3883

    Terrapin Park , Kent Island – 9:00 a.m., 9/15/07 (This site’s volunteer list is full)

    Roaring Point Park, Nanticoke – 10:00 a.m., 9/22/07 Judith Stribling, 410-548-4767

    Nassawango Creek, Snow Hill – 9:00 a.m., 9/22/07 Joe Fehrer, Jr., 410-632-3746

    Virginia (10 sites)

    Chincoteague Nat’l Wildlife Refuge, 8:00 a.m., 9/22/07 Geralyn Mireles, 757-336-6122

    Wallops Island – 9:00 a.m., 9/15/07 (Not open to public)

    All other Virginia cleanup sites – late Sept. or Oct. Katie Register, 434-395-2602