Locations

Thank you for your interest in the 27th Annual Clean the Bay Day, to be held Saturday, June 6, 2015 between 9 a.m. and noon at hundreds of locations throughout the state.

Online registration for Clean the Bay Day is now closed. However, please see below a list of sites that can handle additional volunteers. Feel free to attend one of these sites on Saturday, June 6, 2014. Please arrive by 8:45 a.m. and make sure that you sign in/register when you arrive. Please see other pertinent details below.

Thank you so much for your interest in this important program. We look forward to seeing you out there for another beautiful Clean the Bay Day—27 Years Strong!

Photo Contest: This year for the first time we are holding a Clean the Bay Day Photo Contest! To enter, print this sign or make your own that says "Stop Runoff NOW" and take a photo with it and your Clean The Bay Day litter. E-mail your photo(s) to ctbd@cbf.org or tweet using #CTBD15 by June 12. The top five submissions will receive a special CBF swag pack*!

CTBD Patches: 2015 patches will be available beginning June 15 for $3/piece.  To place an order, please e-mail ctbd@cbf.org and include the quantity you are requesting!

NOTE: More walk-up sites may become available in the days leading up to June 6.
Please check back if you do not see a site that works for you. Or email tcouncil@cbf.org to inquire about additional sites.

State Parks

The following state parks will all be hosting Clean the Bay Day events.

Bear Creek Lake S.P. | Belle Isle S.P. | Caledon S.P. | Chippokes Plantation S.P. | Douthat S.P. | High Bridge Trail S.P. | Holliday Lake S.P. | James River S.P. | Kiptopeke S.P. | Lake Anna S.P. | Leesylvania S.P. | Mason Neck S.P. | Pocahontas S.P. | Powhatan S.P. | Sailors Creek S.P. | Shenandoah River S.P. | Sky Meadows S.P. | Twin Lakes S.P. | Westmoreland S.P. | York River S.P.

Please visit http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/state_park.shtml for specific information, directions, and contact information for each site. A phone call in advance is recommended.

Overflow Sites

The following locations can handle additional volunteers:

Charlottesville (2):
Site Name: Pollock's Branch       
Details/Directions: Please meet at the basketball court at south first street public housing, about a block south of Elliott avenue on first street.
Contact: Chris Gensic gensic@charlottesville.org

Site Name: Riverview Park          
Details/Directions: Please meet at Riverview Park, 298 Riverside Ave, Charlottesville.
Contact: Tex Weaver, tweaver@albemarle.org or Pat Klima at pklima@nrao.edu

Eastern Shore (2):
Site Name: Willis Wharf in Exmore, Va.
Details/Directions: From Rt. 13, turn east onto 183 in Exmore, Va. Take a Right onto Bus. 13. Turn Left onto 603, Willis Wharf Rd. and follow it until you reach the Wharf.
Contact: Hali Plourde-Rogers, stewardship@veslt.org, 757-442-5885

Site Name: Town of Cape Charles Harbor
Details/Directions:  11 Marina Road.  Cape Charles, Virginia 23310
Contact: Jen Lewis, reccoordinator@capecharles.org

Tangier Island:
Site Name:  Tangier
Details: Since Tangier is so small, it's easy to find any of our sites, marked by the presence of big orange bags.
Contact: John Pruitt, tangierpride@yahoo.com, 757-934-1368

Farmville: NOTE - This event starts at 1:30 p.m.and ends at 4 p.m..
Site Name: High Bridge Trail State Park (Farmville, VA).
Details/Directions:  The Town of Farmville's free parking lot located at the corner of East Second Street & South Street (it is behind Macado's Restaurant.) Look for the shade tent.  This event is organized by the High Bridge Trail State Park and Clean Virginia Waterways. Trash bags, pickup tools, safety vests, and water will be supplied. Please bring work gloves, a reusable water bottle, hat, & insect repellent.
Contact: If you have any questions, please call Clean Virginia Waterways at 434-395-2602.

Gloucester:
Site Name:  Crown Point Marina
Details/Directions:  Crown Pointe Marina, 9737 Cooks Landing Road, Hayes, VA  Map
They will have brownie sundaes and cookies!
Contact: Shelly, office@crownpointemarina.com, 804-642-6177

Norfolk:
Site Name:  Tarrallton Park
Details/Directions:  Meet at 9 a.m. at back parking lot past tennis courts and first ball field.  Map
Contact: Lisa Renee Jennings, lisa.jennings@norfolk.gov

Portsmouth:
Site Name:  Portsmouth City Park Amphitheatre. 
Details/Directions:  Take I-264 W to Portsmouth or I-64 E to Portsmouth.  Take the Portsmouth Boulevard exit and make a right from I-264 or left from I-64 onto City Park Avenue.  Continue to the Pavilion and you will be directed.
Contact:  Donna Corbus, corbusd@portsmouthva.gov, 757-328-4079

Richmond Area:
Site Name: Pocahontas State Park
Details/Directions: 10301 State Park Rd. Meet at Shelter 3 to receive trash bags and gloves for trash pickup above Swift Creek Lake. You may bring a canoe or kayak to pull trash from Swift Creek itself.
Contact: Andrea Hasenfus, andrea.hasenfus@dcr.virginia.gov, 804-796-4472

Suffolk:
Site Name: Constant's Wharf Park and Marina
Details/Directions: 110 E. Constance Road Suffolk, VA
Contact: Erin Rountree, erountree@suffolkva.us, 757-641-2638

Virginia Beach:
Site Name: Owl Creek Marina/Boat Ramp
Details/Directions: Meet at the Owl Creek Marina, next to the Virginia Marine Science Museum, 717 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Contact: Jeff Hodgson, hodgsonjl@yahoo.com

Please keep a few things in mind throughout your clean up on Saturday:

  • Safety First! If you can, please wear close-toed shoes or boots, work gloves, apply sunscreen, and don't overdo it—you should never overexert yourself on Clean the Bay Day. This should be fun!
  • Bring water in a reusable container and perhaps a snack to keep your energy up.
  • Please make sure all children who are NOT accompanied by a parent bring a signed Parental Permission Form. Download the Parental Permission Form here.
  • Please double check the time and date of your clean-up. Most, but not all, Clean the Bay Day clean-ups occur on Saturday, June 6, 9 a.m.-noon.
  • We love photos! See the note on the photo contest above.
  • If you have not heard from your area coordinator yet, please double check your e-mails/spam filters and refer to cbf.org/clean. Please feel free to e-mail us for help.
  • And, of course . . . have fun!

Again, thank you so much for your involvement with Clean the Bay Day. You are what makes this program a resounding success 27 years and counting. We look forward to seeing you Saturday!

*Participation is free. Prize value is less than $10. CBF will not generate or receive funds from this contest.

 

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