On Saturday, June 25, 2022, Las Vegas Raider, Mack Hollins, Frost Science, and the Miami EcoAdventures Unit of Miami-Dade Parks are hosting a collaborative beach cleanup at Crandon Park. Join our efforts to protect South Florida wildlife from plastic pollution, promote healthy habitats, and enhance the resilience of our coastlines. This cleanup will be rooted in citizen science, which celebrates our power as individuals to contribute to research, policy development, and long-term environmental change!
All materials, water, and snacks will be provided. Please wear sun protection. We encourage you to bring your own reusable gloves, reusable water bottle, and download the CleanSwell app on your smartphone before the event so you can dive right into your citizen science cleanup. We will wrap up the event with a raffle, so stick around and stay tuned for some fun giveaways.
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Volunteers will register on a first come, first serve basis. SPACES ARE LIMITED. Registration closes Thursday, June 23 at midnight.
Directions to check-in
Check-in will be located Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center, located at 6767 Crandon Blvd, Key Biscayne, FL 33149. To get to the Nature Center, enter Crandon Park through the ‘North Beach’ entrance, which is the second left hand turn once you’ve crossed the bridge onto Key Biscayne. Once inside the park, proceed past the information booth and head east towards the beach. At the sidewalk, turn left and proceed to the north end of the lot where you will see the entrance to the Nature Center.
Community Service Hours
- For those volunteers who would like community service hours, you will be required to check-in and confirm your email with staff. Following the event, those that requested a certificate will receive an email with an electronic certificate. If you have any further questions regarding the event, or need further direction to the cleanup location, please email email@example.com or call Miami EcoAdventures at the Crandon Park Visitors & Nature Center at 305-361-6767.
- The completion of both Miami-Dade County liability waiver and Frost Science liability waiver are required to participate in this event. All necessary waivers are included in the registration process. Park staff will provide a safety briefing and orientation to the specific volunteer activities at the start of the event. This event will follow the most up-to-date COVID-19 guidance. For more info regarding Miami-Dade County’s COVID-19 recommendations, please visit www.miamidade.gov/newnormal.
Citizen Science Cleanup
- Download the free CleanSwell app for your smart phone before the cleanup! Then you can submit data directly to the Ocean Conservancy’s global ocean trash database, which provides researchers and policymakers a snapshot of pollution problems and the data to help develop solutions. You can track your positive impact through the CleanSwell app on any smartphone.
- Parking will be free for registered volunteers in the parking lot adjacent to the check-in location. Passes will be given to registered participants at check-in. These parking passes will need to be placed on the dashboard of your vehicle and must be visible. Parking passes will be good for the entirety of the day of the event.