Clean-ups

October 26, 2013 – Halloween Beach Clean-up at Silver Beach, Milford

Join CT Surfrider volunteers from 9am to Noon at Silver Beach in Milford for a clean-up.  Bags and gloves will be provided.  We will meet at the traffic circle at the end of East Broadway (near the intersection of East Broadway and Allison Ave.).  Parking is available along East Broadway or at Silver Sands State Park.  Halloween costumes are encouraged!  Prizes will be awarded to the most original Surfrider-themed costume!

11/24 &  11/25: Hurricane Sandy Clean-up

On Saturday, Nov. 24th and Sunday, Nov. 25th, 2012, Surfrider CT will be holding a state-wide Hurricane Sandy Clean-up! During this season of Thanksgiving, we ask you to help restore our beaches and waterways in an effort to amend some of the damage done by Sandy. Due to the state-wide scope of the storm, Surfrider is asking everyone to pitch-in and clean-up in an area close to your home. This decentralized clean-up effort is the best way we can think globally but act locally. We ask that you then upload photos of your efforts to our facebook page or email photos to Surfrider CT. Below are links to documents that can help you organize and conduct a beach clean-up, compliments of our European chapter friends. Thank you for all your efforts!

Guide to Organizing a Clean-up

Life Cycle of Trash (1)

Life Cycle of Trash (2)

Pollution Education

3/24/12: Ocean Initiatives Beach Clean-up

On March 24th Surfrider CT will join Surfrider Europe’s Ocean Initiatives Project by holding a beach clean-up in Milford, CT. Please show your support by helping at the clean-up. Supplies will be provided. Location/Time: Silver Sands State Park at 1:00pm.  Please download flyer: Ocean Initiative Cleanup 2012

7/31/10: Surfrider-Barefoot Wine Beach Clean-up, Sherwood Island

On July 31st the Connecticut Chapter teamed with Barefoot Wine for the Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project. This project was a partnership between Barefoot Wine and the Surfrider Foundation,  created to help restore, renew, and rescue our beaches and coastal environment.  See flyer for full details!

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3/20/10: Ocean Initiative Beach Cleanup, Silver Sands, Milford

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5/30/09: Hammonasset Beach Clean-up

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3/20/09: Ocean Initiative Beach Cleanup, Silver Sands, Milford

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9/10/06: Hammonasset Beach Clean-up – Our First!