Adopt-A-Beach Fall Clean Up This Weekend
October 6th, 2018
AUSTIN — Today, Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the 2018 Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup will be held this weekend, Saturday, October 6th. With an overwhelming number of RSVP responses, Texans have answered the call to clean up our coastline.
"Despite postponing our fall cleanup due to inclement weather, Texans from across the state will come together to help restore and protect our beaches this Saturday, October
Thousands of Texans who care about the coast
GLO Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup
THIS WEEKEND: Saturday, October 6th
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Clean up will be from 9 a.m. to noon
Check texasadoptabeach.org for a list of participating site locations
The Texas Adopt-A-Beach program began in the fall of
Texans who are not able to attend the cleanup can help keep their beaches clean by making a tax-deductible donation online at www.TexasAdoptABeach.org. There are several different Adopt-A-Beach sponsorship levels ranging from $25 to $25,000, allowing both individuals and corporations to contribute to this major cleanup effort.
The 2018 Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup is sponsored by Apache Corporation, SeaWorld Busch Gardens Conservation Fund, National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Texas Coastal Management Program, Energy XXI - Gulf Coast, Flint Hills Resources, Murphy Oil & Exploration Company, Trusted Senior Specialists, Corona Del Mar Beach Properties, Dumpsters.com and the Ocean Conservancy (in-kind sponsor).
Everyone who signs up online and checks in at their cleanup location will be entered to win
And don't forget, now you can support the Texas coast all year by purchasing the official Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach specialty license plate. For every plate sale, the Adopt-A-Beach program receives a direct benefit that will help the program continue to grow, reduce litter on Texas beaches, and provide coastal environmental education to our youth. The plate costs just $30 in addition to regular vehicle fees, with $22 used to support the Texas coastline. Personalized plates are also available for an extra $40. In addition, the cost of purchasing the plate is considered a tax-deductible donation from you.
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