THANK YOU to all who participated in Student Cleanup Day on Sept. 14, 2012! We had over 450 students and chaperones remove over 372 pounds of litter from beaches in Rye and Hampton!
Become a part of the world's largest volunteer event on behalf of the oceans! Join us for the New Hampshire Coastal Cleanup, held in conjunction with the International Coastal Cleanup, on September 15, 2012!
Contact us at 603-431-0260 or info(at)blueoceansociety.org to participate, or to schedule a cleanup for your group of 10+ in September or October!
Join us for the NH Coastal Cleanup at one of these sites, open to the public! Individuals, small and large groups, and families all welcome!
Sat, Sept. 15: NH Coastal Cleanup—cleanups throughout NH - here are the sites where we need help, along with the name of the site coordinator, and meeting time and place!
Durham Landing-Meet Dick Weyrick at 9:00 am. Durham Landing is located on Old Landing Road, off of Route 108 (Dover Road)
Foss Beach Rte. 1A, Rye- Meet Michael Toepfer at 8:00 am at the Pavilion in Rye State Harbor Park
Hampton Beach, Rte. 1A, Hampton-Meet Hannah Coon at 9:00 am at the Half Shell (stage)
North Hampton State Park-Meet Amy Kane at 9:00 am
Jenness Beach, Rte. 1A, Rye-Meet Suzanne Scippa at 10 am
Sat, Sept. 29, 10 AM-2 PM - Seacoast Science Center/Odiorne Point cleanup as part of the NH Coastal Cleanup!
Odiorne Point State Park, Rte. 1A, Rye-Meet at Seacoast Science Center September 29th from 10:00-2:00
NH Coastal Cleanup Cleanup Major Partners, Funders & Sponsors
New Hampshire Coastal Program/NH Department of Environmental Services
Sam’s Club Seabrook
NH Division of Parks & Recreation
City of Portsmouth
Divers from the USS Pasadena and USS Miami
Isles of Shoals Steamship Company
Starbucks Coffee (donating coffee to all public cleanup sites on September 17)
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital (donated gloves)
Exeter Hospital (donated gloves)
Poland Spring (donated water)
NH Division of Parks and Recreation (assisting with facility availability)
Excella Healthcare (donation)
Shaw’s Supermarket (donation of reusable bags)
Flatbread Company, Portsmouth (donated food for coordinator’s meeting)
2010 New Hampshire Coastal Cleanup Results
Student Cleanup - 9/24/10 - 682 volunteers participated in cleaning Wallis Sands Beach, Pirate's Cove Beach, Foss Beach, Rye Harbor State Park, North Beach and Hampton Beach, and picked up 948 pounds of litter!
Coastal Cleanup Day - 9/25/10 - 20 more cleanups were held, resulting in a total engagement of over 1,300 volunteers who removed over 6,000 pounds of litter from the NH Coastline!