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Chesapeake Bay Foundation schedules annual bay cleanup

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Organizers of the annual “Clean the Bay Day” are seeking Virginia volunteers to tidy up the shoreline of the Chesapeake Bay.

The annual event is sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. This year’s edition is scheduled for June 4.

Thousands of volunteers are needed to pick up litter and debris along the shore of the bay, as well as the many rivers and streams within the estuary. Volunteers can work from shore or on the water in a boat.

Last year, more than 6,000 volunteers removed 110,000 pounds of cast-offs. Cleanup sites this year will be in Hampton Roads, central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley.



To register: cbf.org/clean.


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