Clean Ocean Action

Clean Ocean Advocate, April 2006


Ocean Pollution Information Session

Hosted by Clean Ocean Action
April 6, 2006, 7:30pm, Taylor Pavilion, Belmar

Learn about the latest threats to the ocean and the ongoing campaign to permanently protect the waters off the New Jersey and New York coast.   Volunteers, organizations, and citizens are welcome to attend.  To RSVP or for directions, please contact Kari (732-872-0111 or  Light refreshments will be served.


Kari Jermansen, 732-872-0111,

Tony Totah, 609-729-9262,

Spring & Earth Day Events & Festivals

Kick-off the spring season by celebrating nature.  COA is participating in several festivities this spring.  Visit or volunteer for COA at the following events and festivals:

Saturday, April 22

  • Whole Foods Earth Day, Middletown, Rt. 35 North, 10am-5pm.  The event will include Earth-friendly exhibits and educational activities hosted by local nonprofit organizations, including NY/NJ Baykeepers’ “Meet the Oysters” exhibit and COA’s “Pointless Pollution” demonstration.  Also, free seed packets to the store’s first 1,000 customers and raffles throughout the day for baskets of environmentally friendly cleaning products.
  • Rockin’ Earth Day Celebration, Marlboro Recreational Center, 1996 Recreation Way, Marlboro, 6:30pm.  Celebration featuring music by local bands and refreshments.  $5 admission will be donated to COA and Surfers’ Environmental Alliance.
  • Cape May County Earth Day, Cape May County Park & Zoo, 10am-4pm.  To volunteer, contact Tony.

Sunday, April 23

  • Atlantic County Earth Day, Atlantic County Utilities Authority, 10am-4pm.  To volunteer, contact Tony.
  • Monmouth County Park System Earth Day Celebration, Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell, 12 noon-5pm.  To volunteer, contact Kari.

Saturday, April 29

Sunday, May 7

  • Hooked on Hudson, Ross Dock Area, Palisades Interstate Park.  Fishing contest (8am), shad bake (12 noon), and environmental organizations/displays (all day).  To volunteer for COA from 9am-2pm, contact Kari.
  • Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival, Washington Street from Observer Highway to 7th Street, 11am-6pm.  To volunteer for COA, contact Kari.

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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