REMINDER: Sign Up to Participate in the 2023 Adopt-A-Beach Coastwide Spring Cleanup

Commissioner Buckingham invites volunteers to join her in helping keep Texas beaches beautiful

Contact: Kimberly Hubbard
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PRESS RELEASE — Apr 04, 2023

AUSTIN — Today, Texas Land Commissioner Dawn Buckingham M.D. encouraged all friends of Texas beaches to join her and participate in the 2023 Adopt-A-Beach Coastwide Spring Cleanup on Saturday, April 22nd. The cleanup will span 25 locations across the Texas coast, from Port Arthur to Boca Chica.

“As a community, I hope we can all take pride and ownership of our beautiful Texas coast, and always remember, don’t mess with Texas beaches,” said Commissioner Buckingham in a video to help inspire volunteers to sign up and give back to our coastal communities. The Adopt-A-Beach video can be viewed below:
Volunteers interested in participating can find information about registration and cleanup locations at the Adopt-A-Beach website or show up on-site the day of to enjoy a morning filled with fun and service to the Texas coast.

Volunteers are encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes and to bring sunscreen, a hat, and plenty of drinking water. Volunteers may also want to download the Clean Swell app to track their efforts. Data submitted to the app is instantly uploaded to the Ocean Conservancy’s global ocean trash database.
2023 Adopt-A-Beach Coastwide Spring Cleanup
Saturday, April 22, 2023
Check-in: 8:30 am
Cleanup: 9 am to noon
For more information: 1-877-TX-COAST
The Adopt-A-Beach program began in the fall of 1986, when 2,800 volunteers picked up 124 tons of trash.  Since then, more than 563,000 Texas Adopt-A-Beach volunteers have picked up nearly 10,000 tons of trash from Texas beaches.

Texans who are not able to attend the cleanup can help keep our beaches clean by making a tax-deductible donation online at Adopt-A-Beach website. There are also several Adopt-A-Beach sponsorship levels ranging from $30 to $25,000, allowing both individuals and corporations to contribute to this major cleanup effort. 

To learn more about the Adopt-A-Beach program, visit and follow AAB on Facebook or Twitter.

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