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October 12, 2011

We've got your plans for this weekend! Join us for a cleanup, a surf contest and a volunteer party.

Let's celebrate coastal and ocean conservation together!
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This is one of the busiest weekends we have all year, and we hope you will be able to join us to celebrate coastal conservation at its best!

VOLUNTEERS LET'S CLEANUP!

First up, we will start off the weekend with the last Tijuana River Cleanup as part of Tijuana River Action Month.

Join WiLDCOAST, San Diego Coastkeeper and 101 KGB this Saturday October 15, 2011 from 9am-12pm for a cleanup at the Tijuana River.

Where: EAST of Dairy Mart Road Bridge (same location of last week's cleanup).

Why: Because we need to prevent trash from flowing out to our ocean!

What: Bring your own supplies! Please wear long pants and closed toe shoes (no sandals please). Also we will provide you with snacks and water but we encourage your to bring your own reusable water bottle or cup.

Please register here. 

For directions and more information please click here.  

SUNDAY FUN-DAY!

On Sunday, October 16th, WiLDCOAST will host the 8th Annual Dempsey Holder Ocean Festival and Surf Contest in Imperial Beach to highlight the need to conserve our coastal ecosystems and wildlife. The “Dempsey” features a surf contest for all ages, focusing on kids in the community, and honors those that help every day to keep our ocean clean.

WHEN: Sunday, October 16th, 2011

WHERE: Imperial Beach Pier Plaza

TIME: 7am – 3pm

For more information – please contact Stephanie at 619.423.8665 X200 or at stephanie@wildcoast.net.

PARTY!

Tijuana River Action Month is coming to a close, and we want to thank all of the people who helped make it so successful!  Join us in the Enchanted Sunflower Maze at Suzie's Farm for complimentary food and refreshments to celebrate. Each guest will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win awesome prizes! The party is open to the public so bring your friends and family.

RSVP here.

BONUS EVENT:

If you live in Monterey, California, near there or is visiting the area this weekend, please join us at one of the coolest aquariums in the world: The Monterey Bay Aquarium for the annual Fiesta del Mar.

When: October 16, 2011 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Where: Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA.

Stop by our booth and say Hi to our wonderful WiLDCOAST volunteer and learn about marine conservation and how you can get involved.

WiLDCOAST will also be there to help present the “Heroe del Medio Ambiente” award to the producers and on-air talent of Planeta Feroz, and the Mexican Consulate, also Former head of Mexico's EPA Carlos Ponce Martínez at 2 p.m.

For more information on the event click here.