Volunteer in Your Community

CCD 2019 poster imageCoastal Cleanup Day is Saturday, Sep 21!

Make a difference in your community and join an event near you to pick up litter, restore creeks and clean up beaches. You can find additional event listings on the California Coastal Commission's interactive map.

Alameda

Coastal Cleanup Day at Crown Beach
Saturday, Sep 21, 8:30AM-12PM
Shoreline Drive and Park Street, Alameda
This event is co-produced by the City of Alameda, Alameda County Industries, and the East Bay Regional Park District.
No advance registration. For more information click here.

Alameda & Oakland Estuary On-the-Water Cleanup
Saturday, Sep 21, 9AM-1PM
Jack London Aquatic Center, 115 Embarcadero, Oakland
Join cleanup teams on the water via kayaks, boat and stand up paddle boards to clean up the estuary. On-land volunteers also needed for dock and site logistics.
For more information and to register click here.

Albany

Coastal Clean Up Day at Albany Beach & Bulb
Saturday, Sep 21, 9AM-12PM
1 Buchanan Street, Albany
Join the Watershed Project at Albany Bulb to participate in Coastal Cleanup Day.
For more information and to register click here.

Berkeley

International Shoreline Cleanup
Saturday, Sep 21, 9AM-12PM (stay for the raffle 12-1PM!)
Shorebird Park Nature Center, 160 University Ave, Berkeley
Groups of 5+ people please register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
For more information click here.

Castro Valley

Castro Valley Creek Cleanup
Saturday, Sep 21, 9AM-12PM
Meet at the creek trail next to KFC, 3625 Castro Valley Boulevard
Beautify the trail from Castro Valley Creek Blvd. to the Castro Valley Library and help keep plastics and other pollutants out of the ocean and your food chain.
For more information and to register click here.

Dublin

Creek Cleanup Day
Saturday, Sep 21, 9AM-12:30PM
Emerald Glen Park Basket Ball Courts, Gleason Dr., Dublin
Pick from several creeks to clean. Includes light breakfast and pizza lunch.
For more information click here. To register click here.

Emeryville

Coastal Cleanup Day
Saturday, Sep 21, 8:45AM-12PM
Meet next to the Fire Station, 2333 Powell St. Emeryville
No advance registration. For more information on what to bring click here.

Fremont

City of Fremont Cleanup Day
Saturday, Sep 21, 9AM-12PM
Various locations in Fremont - TBD
For more information and to sign up once registration opens click here.

Cleanup Day at the Don Edwards Refuge
Saturday, Sep 21, 9AM-12PM
Dumbarton Bridge Parking Lot, Fremont
No reservations needed. For groups of 10 or larger, call Paul Mueller at 510-792-0222 ext. 361.
For more information click here.

Hayward

Regional Shoreline Cleanup
Saturday, Sep 21, 9AM-12PM
Meet at West Winton Avenue Staging Area
This event is organized by the East Bay Regional Park District.
No advance registration. For more information click here.

Cleanup at the Shoreline Interpretive Center
Saturday, Sep 21, 8-11AM
Shoreline Interpretive Center, 4901 Breakwater Ave, Hayward
Join the Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force at the Hayward shoreline for a special clean-up to help turn the tide on trash!
For more information and to register click here.

Livermore

Creeks to Bay Cleanup
Saturday, Sep 21, 9AM-12PM
Cleanup locations vary.
Join Living Arroyos and Tri-Valley Adopt-a-Creek Spot to clean up Altamont Creek, Arroyo Las Positas and Arroyo Mocho at 5 different locations.
For more information and to register click here.
Questions? Contact Joseph Steelman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Del Valle Regional Park Cleanup
Saturday, Sep 21, 9AM-12PM
Meet at Fiesta Grande Picnic Site at the end of second parking lot on left side.
This event is organized by the East Bay Regional Park District.
No advance registration. For more information click here.

Oakland

Creek to Bay Day & Battle for the Bay
Saturday, Sep 21, 9AM-12PM (times may vary)
Many cleanup locations throughout Oakland - see this map!
This year the mayors and cities of Oakland and San Francisco have challenged each other to a friendly competition for the biggest, best, and most impactful cleanup. Projects include trash removal, habitat restoration, tree planting, and beautification. All tools are provided.
For more information and to register a site or larger group click here.

Alameda & Oakland Estuary On-the-Water Cleanup
Saturday, Sep 21, 9AM-1PM
Jack London Aquatic Center, 115 Embarcadero, Oakland
Join cleanup teams on the water via kayaks, boat and stand up paddle boards to clean up the estuary. On-land volunteers also needed for dock and site logistics.
For more information and to register click here.

MLK Jr Regional Shoreline Cleanup
Saturday, Sep 21, 9AM-12PM
Meet at Oakport Street Staging Area
This event is organized by the East Bay Regional Park District.
No advance registration. For more information click here.

San Leandro

Shoreline Cleanup
Saturday, Sep 21, 9AM-12PM
Two locations:
- Heron Bay entrance to the shoreline trail at the end of Lewelling Boulevard
- the Monarch Bay Drive Bridge at the end of Marina Park
Note: Heron Bay entrance does not have on-site parking and therefore is for drop-off only
Not advance registration. For details contact Delmarie Snodgrass at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.