Be an Ocean Eco Hero. Get outside and help planet earth! Browse beach and reef cleanups, restoration projects and other events to get involved and lend a helping hand to your beach, reef or forest.
If the weather is uncertain for the scheduled activity, please contact the site captain to check if the event is still on or is canceled due to rain.
Site Captain: Michael Ayala, Freidel Cohen, and Jeremy
Where to Meet: On the EAST side of Highway 1 at the Crespi Drive stoplight on the morning of the event. You may also join in on the event after 10am by crossing Highway 1 at the stoplight and heading north on the coastal trail bike path to join the team.
Parking: There are two public parking lots available in the area. One lot at Pacifica’s Community Center for a parking fee is located at the corner of Highway 1 and Crespi Drive where you park and cross at the Crespi traffic light then walk north on the bike path towards Rockaway Beach.
Supplies: Volunteers need to bring their own favorite planting tools, a shovel or hoe, and reusable garden/work gloves.
Focus Area: Volunteers usually remove non-native and invasive plants between the dunes and bike path as well as the hillside below the highway.
Learn about our local habitat heroes such as the Coastal Buckwheat and the Acron Blue butterfly.
More questions? Read our Native Habitat Restoration FAQs.
Would You Like to Join Us? To make sure we bring the right amount of supplies, to be more efficient and conserve paper, please complete our online form. It will only take you a few seconds. Sign up here!
Great for families. Bring the kids and friends to beach cleanups and restoration projects. See where plastics end up and why it’s important to reduce plastic use and commit to more sustainable agriculture and fishing with less adverse human impact.
Be sure to RSVP, sign a waiver (if applicable) and check with the mentioned organizer to confirm details in advance.
Some snorkel, dive or beach cleanups may require proper certification and being comfortable in or around the water and familiar with water safety. If you have any additional questions, feel free to reach out. Mahalo 🤙
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