Volunteers are needed and welcomed to join the 31st annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 15.
Sponsored by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, the cleanup spans 49 sites in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties, including river and ocean shorelines and wetland and watershed areas. Volunteers are encouraged to register at dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/coastal-cleanup to ensure enough supplies are readied for each Cleanup site.
Pre-registration will close Sept. 5.
Cleanup sites that need additional volunteers include in New Castle County, Fox Point State Park, Woodland Beach — McKay Tract and Woodland Beach —Taylors Gut; in Kent County, Big Stone Beach and Bennetts Pier; and in Sussex County, Slaughter Beach, Oyster Rocks Road, Beach Plum Island, Lewes boat ramp, Cape Shores, Boat Hole/Love Creek, Deauville, Dewey/Indian Beach, South Bethany Beach, Nanticoke Wildlife Area — Phillips Landing, Delaware Seashore State Park — 3Rs, Delaware Seashore State Park — Keybox Road, Holts Landing State Park, Fenwick Island Town Beach and Fenwick Island State Park.
For more on the International Coastal Cleanup, visit oceanconservancy.org. For more on the Delaware Coastal Cleanup, call 739-9902 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.