New York State Beach Cleanup

Sponsored by the American Littoral Society - Northeast Chapter

New York State Beach Cleanup

31st Annual New York State Beach Cleanup

When: September 17, 2016

Where: Shorelines of New York State, including Long Island Sound, the Hudson River, Atlantic Ocean, and the Great Lakes, Finger Lakes, and creeks and bays.

Who: You and thousands of other volunteers, led by Beach Captains from local environmental groups, schools, scout leaders, corporate public service directors, divers, civic associations, etc.

Why: To clean the shores and document what litters our them
          To compile data to devise strategies to combat pollution
          To increase public participation in solving the problem of pollution
          To increase public awareness and appreciation of the coastal environment

How: We gratefully acknowledge support for the Beach cleanup. These are the funders who make it happen:

Anderson-Rogers Foundation
Bloomberg
Con Edison
Frank J. Antun Foundation
Long Island Sound Futures Futures Fund/National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
Long Island State Parks
Lucius N. Littauer Foundation
National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
National Grid Foundation
National Park Service - Gateway National Recreation Area
NEXTera Energy Resources
NYC Dept. of Environmental Protection
NYC Dept. of Parks & Recreation
NYC Dept. of Sanitation
NYC Environmental Fund/Hudson River Foundation
NY State Dept. of Environmental Conservation
PepsiCo Foundation
Peter & Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation
The Port Authority of NY & NJ
Quebec Labrador Foundation
Richmond County Savings Foundation
Judy & Josh Weston