Clean Ocean Action

Clean Ocean Advocate, September 2004

Kari Jermansen, 732-872-0111,

End of Summer Volunteer Opportunities for a Clean Ocean

Volunteer for a few hours at one of the many end of summer festivals and events (see list).  Each event and festival is fun and filled with activities for all ages!  These are great opportunities for citizens, scouts, and college-bound students who care about a healthy ocean and want to volunteer for COA.  Volunteers can clean up the Shark River from the bottom-up (divers and nondivers welcome), and festival volunteers will speak with citizens about ocean pollution issues, obtain citizen petition signatures, and sell COA T-shirts. 


To volunteer for the following events, contact Kari:

  • Beach Plum Festival
    Island Beach State Park
    Sunday, September 12
    8:30AM - 3PM
    (Rain date: September 19)
  • Underwater Cleanup
    L Street Boat Ramp, Belmar
    Saturday, September 18, 9AM
    Weather permitting.
    Hosted by Divers Two. 
    For details, call 732-776-7755, or visit
  • Festival of the Sea
    Point Pleasant Beach
    Saturday, September 18
    9AM - 7PM
    (Rain date: September 19)
  • Cattus Island Nature Festival
    Cattus Island County Park, Toms River
    Sunday, October 3
    8:30AM - 3PM

49 Avenel Blvd.
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Field Office:

Gateway National Recreation Area
Sandy Hook, New Jersey

Voice: (732) 872-0111
FAX: (732) 872-8041

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