Thank you for your interest in the 28th Annual Clean the Bay Day, to be held Saturday, June 4, 2016 between 9 a.m. and noon at hundreds of locations throughout the state.

Online Registration for Clean the Bay Day is now closed. But you can still join the effort! Please see the list of sites below that need your help. Please arrive by 8:45 a.m. and make sure that you sign in when you arrive. See other pertinent details below. Thank you so much for your interest in this important program. We look forward to seeing you out there for another beautiful Clean the Bay Day—28 Years Strong!

Photo Contest: We are once again holding a Clean the Bay Day Photo Contest! To enter, print this sign or make your own that says "Stop Runoff NOW" and take a photo with it and your Clean The Bay Day litter. Have fun and get creative. E-mail your photo(s) to ctbd@cbf.org or tweet using #CleanTheBayDay by June 17. The top three submissions will receive a special CBF swag pack*!

*Participation is free. Prize value is less than $10. CBF will not generate or receive funds from this contest.

CTBD Patches: 2016 patches will be available beginning June 15 for $3 ea. + shipping. To place an order, please email ctbd@cbf.org and include the quantity you are requesting.

NOTE: More community and state park walk-up sites may become available in the days leading up to June 4. Please check back if you do not see a site that works for you. Or email ctbd@cbf.org to inquire about additional sites.

Community Walk-Up Sites | State Park Walk-Up Sites | Details

State Park Walk-Up Sites

Bear Creek Lake State Park (Cumberland, VA)

Belle Isle State Park (Lancaster, VA)

Caledon State Park (King George, VA)

Chippokes Plantation State Park  (Surry, VA)

Douthat State Park  (Clifton Forge, VA)

High Bridge Trail State Park (Farmville, VA)

Holliday Lake State Park (Appomattox, VA)

James River State Park  (Amherst, VA)

Kiptopeke State Park  (Cape Charles, VA)

Lake Anna State Park (Spotsylvania, VA)

Leesylvania State Park  (Dale City, VA)

Mason Neck State Park (Woodbridge, VA)

Powhatan State Park (Goochland, VA)

Sailors Creek State Park  (Farmville, VA)

Shenandoah River State Park (Front Royal, VA)

Sky Meadows State Park  (Front Royal, VA)

Twin Lakes State Park  (Green Bay, VA)

Westmoreland State Park  (Montross, VA)

York River State Park (Williamsburg, VA)

 Community Walk-Up Sites


Northampton County—Oyster, VA
Site Name: TNC Living Shoreline
Details/Directions: Cleaning The Nature Conservancy’s properties and adjacent properties along the shoreline in Oyster, VA (Eastern Shore). At Cape Charles light on Highway 13, take US-13 BUS S/S Bayside Rd towards Cheriton. Make an eastbound turn onto Sunnyside Rd and follow that all the way into Oyster, keeping the harbor on your left. We’ll meet at The Nature Conservancy’s Living Shoreline on the left, just before you enter the village proper.
Contact: Margaret Van Clief  mvanclief@tnc.org 757-414-9227 

Onancock, VA — Boater Site Only (Limited Boats Available)
Site Name: Onancock Creek w/ Burnham Guides
Details/Directions: Onancock Landing Park, 2 Market St., Onancock, VA
Contact: Please call IF you need to borrow a boat! Bill and Mary Burnham bill@burnhamguides.com; mary@burnhamguides.com 305-240-0650, 

Saxis, VA
Site Name: Hammock Road
Details/Directions: Meetup is on Hammock Road at the corner of Hammock Road and Saxis Road (RT695 and RT788) Saxis, VA
Contact: Ian MacDonald 757-725-3328


Charlottesville Area
Site Name: Pollock’s Branch at Elliot Avenue
Details/Directions:  Park at the IX Building located at 955 2nd St SE, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Contact: Jennifer Dalke jdalke@tnc.org

High Bridge Trail State Park (1:30–4:00 p.m.)
Site Name: Gross’s Branch
Details/Directions: Volunteers will meet at the Second Street Municipal Parking Lot in Farmville, VA near the old Dowdy’s Furniture building, behind MacAdoo’s, at 1:30 pm.
Contact: Craig Guthrie craig.guthrie@dcr.virginia.gov  434-315-0457

Hopewell Area (Friends of Lower Appomattox River)
Site Name: Weston Manor
Details/Directions: 400 Weston Ln, Hopewell, VA 23860
Contact: Johnny Partin   804-909-2492

Site Name: Old City Point Waterfront Park
Details/Directions: Intersection of Water Street and Pecan Avenue
Contact: Johnny Partin   804-909-2492


Hayes, VA
Site Name: Crown Pointe Marina
Details/Directions: 9737 Cooks Landing Rd, Hayes, VA 23072
Contact: Shelley Abel   office@crownpointemarina.com   804-642-6177


City of Alexandria
Site Name: Four Mile Run Park
Details/Directions: 3700 Commonwealth Ave, Alexandria, VA 22305
Contact: Joni Calmbacher  joni.calmbacher@alexandriava.gov

Fairfax/Clifton (with Adventure Links)
Site Name: Hemlock Overlook Regional Park (Clifton, VA)
Details/Directions: Located at 13220 Yates Ford Road. We will all gather at the Stop Sign within the park gates between 8:30AM and 8:45AM.
Contact: Ryan Dale  ryan@adventurelinks.net


City of Norfolk
Site Name: Community Beach Park
Details/Directions:  Meet at Community Beach Park Shelter, https://goo.gl/maps/HUxaJrVuQZR2, Zone Captain at site is Janice Banks
Contact: Lisa Renee Jennings   lisa.jennings@norfolk.gov

City of Virginia Beach
Site Name: Owl Creek Marina/Boat Ramp
Details/Directions: Meet at the Owl Creek marina, next to the Virginia Marine Science Museum, 717 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Contact: Mike Moore  cleanthebayday@vbgov.com  757-385-2080

Site Name: Portsmouth City Park Amphitheatre. 
Details/Directions:  Take I264 W to Portsmouth or I64 E to Portsmouth.  Take the Portsmouth Boulevard exit and make a right from I264 or left from I64 onto City Park Avenue.  Continue to the Pavilion and you will be directed.
Contact:  Amos Taylor  taylora@portsmouthva.gov


City of Williamsburg
Site Name: Waller Mill Park
Details/Directions: 901 Airport Road, we will be meeting at the Waller Mill Boathouse
Contact: Michael VanAudenhove  mvanaude@williamsburgva.gov  757-345-8311


Details for the Day

Please keep a few things in mind throughout your clean up on Saturday:

  • Safety First! Please wear close-toed shoes or boots, pants, work gloves if you have them, apply sunscreen, and don't overdo it—you should never overexert yourself on Clean the Bay Day. This should be fun!
  • This is a rain or shine event. Only a thunderstorm will cancel the event. And please note that litter moves with the rain—so even a little rain can make for a productive — and fun — clean up!
  • Bring water in a reusable container and perhaps a snack to keep your energy up.
  • Please make sure all children who are NOT accompanied by a parent bring a signed Parental Permission Form. Click here to download the Parental Permission Form.
  • Please double check the time and date of your clean-up. Most, but not all, Clean the Bay Day Clean-ups occur on Saturday, June 4, 9 a.m.-noon.
  • Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early to the event for sign-in.
  • We love photos! See the note on the photo contest above.
  • If you have not heard from your area coordinator yet, please double check your e-mails/spam filters. Feel free to e-mail us for help at ctbd@cbf.org.

And, of course . . . have fun!

Again, thank you so much for your involvement with Clean the Bay Day. You are what makes this program a resounding success 28 years and counting. We look forward to seeing you Saturday!



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