Coastal Bend Bays Foundation Clean-ups
Our Adopt-A-Beach clean-ups for 2019 were a success!
With 432 volunteers we removed more than 7,000 pounds of trash from 23 miles of beach.
Since the cleanups began, 79,012 volunteers have removed over 1,200 tons of trash from the Corpus Christi region.
The 16th Annual Texas General Land Office Coastal Bend Winter Cleanup will be held on Saturday, February 8th from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.
There are 5 sites in the Corpus Christi area: – Aransas Pass, Packery Flats, North Beach, Cole Park, and the Padre Island National Seashore.
Packery Flats on February 8, 2020 for an Adopt-A-Beach clean up from 9 – 12.
-Get together with good friends for a good cause
-See what unusual items wash up, blow onto and are left on Texas beaches
- Locate the site you want to attend at texasadoptabeach.org.
- Register online or just show up at the site of choice on Saturday, February 8th.
- Volunteers will need to wear closed toe shoes and bring – sunscreen, sunglasses, bug repellant, a hat, and drinking water.
- On February 8th check in at the site location of choice and receive your supplies (trash bags, gloves, data cards, and pencils).
- Go clean the beach.
- When finished cleaning, return to the check-in site and turn in your data cards and enjoy some refreshments at most site locations
- We clean rain or shine!
For more information, call the Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Program at 1.877.892.6278 or visit http://www.texasadoptabeach.org/
Check-In Sites and Coordinator:
–Packery Flats/Mollie Beattie Coastal Habitat Community—Nueces County
Parking lot off Hwy 361,
on Mustang Island past Zahn Rd.
Adriana Reza, Coastal Bend Bays Foundation
Packery Flats, State Highway 361, just past Zahn Road on Mustang Island (map and directions below)
Important Safety Information:
- Wear closed toe shoes
- Wear gloves
- Don’t handle dead or injured animals
- Avoid heavy lifting
- Don’t Pick up Hazardous materials
- Stay cool
- Take special precautions with small children
Please look below to see what other safety precautions you need to take before going out to the clean-up!