Whether picking trash up off the beach or attending important policy meetings, the NEC has prioritized the health of North Coast waterways for over 40 years through our effective coastal programs:

 

Coastal Cleanup Day

Adopt-A-Beach

Adopt-A-Block

Tsunami Debris Monitoring

Marine Protected Areas

Ocean Night

 

Luffenholtz Beach. Photo: jdegenhardt, Flickr CC

 

Coastal Programs Staff

 

Coastal Programs Coordinator Madison Peters

Do you love cleaning trash off the beach? Want to adopt one for your very own? Have a team ready to rule Coastal Cleanup Day?

madison@yournec.org

 

Marine Protected Area Outreach Coordinator Delia Bense-Kang

Curious about North Coast MPAs? Have ocean related information for Coastal Currents, EcoNews, or Ocean Night? 

delia@yournec.org

 


What is Marine Debris?

 

Unsure about what marine debris is or why it's a problem? Check out the video below recently produced by the NOAA Marine Debris Program and Ocean Today, and click here to read more about marine debris from the California Coastal Commission.