This premier volunteer event focuses on the marine environment in Orange Country. Each year, more than 40,000 volunteers turn out to over 400 cleanup sites statewide to conduct what has been hailed by the Guinness Book of Records as “the largest garbage collection” (1993). Since the program started in 1985, over 552,000 Californians have removed almost 8.5 million pounds of debris from our state’s shorelines and coast. When combined with the International Coastal Cleanup, organized by The Ocean Conservancy and taking place Sept 20,2014, California Coastal Cleanup Day becomes part of one of the largest volunteer events of the year! Come help clean up Strand Beach in Dana Point and enjoy one of Southern California’s most beautiful places!