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Waves of Action For The Shore: Volunteers Needed at Port Monmouth and Sandy Hook
WHO: Organizations including Bayshore Watershed Council, Alliance for a Living Ocean, Save Barnegat Bay, Beaton’s Boatworks, Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum, National Park Service, and volunteers coordinated by Clean Ocean Action to show their support “For The Shore” in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
WHAT: 9 beach, park, marsh and community cleanups, among other volunteer projects
WHEN: Saturday, February 23, 2013
Sandy Hook, NJ – Park Clean Up (Highlands, NJ)
- 10 am – 12 pm
- Meet-up: Sandy Hook National Recreation Area (Lot B), Highlands, NJ 07732
- Project Description: Volunteers will clean up debris in the marshes and beaches along Sandy Hook Bay
- Note: Recommended to wear proper shoes and gloves.
- **Volunteers can enjoy a free cup of New England Clam Chowder at Bahr’s Landing by saying “chowder power” after cleaning Sandy Hook Beach and Bay!**
Port Monmouth, NJ — Monmouth Cove Marina Clean Up
- 10 am – 1 pm
- Meet-up Location: 200 Port Monmouth Road Port Monmouth, NJ 07758
- Project Description: Volunteers will assist in removing debris on either side of the inlet.
- Notes: Wear warm clothes and bring gloves.
WHY: What Superstorm Sandy destroyed in 36 hours will take years to restore. COA will continue to call on its coalition of organizations, businesses, citizens and municipalities from Cape May to Montauk to help areas in need. Future Waves of Action days in 2013 will keep the momentum going for continued progress throughout the shore through debris clean ups, sustainable development plans, and projects to improve water quality.
PHOTO OPS: Citizens of all ages volunteering in a variety of relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Groups include scouts, school, church, employees, and organizations.