Pick your location: Eastern Regional Access to Howe Street OR Channel Drive to the Point.
Please RSVP by June 28th to Ruthie Gomez-Stuart to sign-up!
Special Event Parking Pass will be provided
The focus of the clean-up program is to collect trash along the beach shore up to the sand dunes. We will cover two 1-mile beach areas. You select the beach area of your choice. Starting time for both locations is 8:30 am. We should be done with the clean-up by 11 am.
Area 1: Eastern Regional Access 2701 Emerald Dr. to Howe Street. Meet at the Eastern Regional Access - 2701 Emerald Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594. (It's not too far past Dollar General Store/Gas Station if you are traveling East.)
Area 2: Inlet and Channel Drive Beach Access at the Point - 11000 Inlet Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594. If you come over the Emerald Isle bridge, turn Right at 1st Traffic light (Coast Guard Road). Follow Coast Guard Road to the very end to Inlet Drive, turn Right. Beach Access will be on your left about 1/2 mile down.
If you can, print-out and complete the Waiver Form and bring it with you. There will be forms at each location. Anyone under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Please wear your EI Sea Turtle Patrol Shirt! All supplies (gloves, safety vests, and water) will be at each location. We need enthusiasm, SMILES, and Laughter!!! Young volunteers are encouraged.
To sign up and for any additional information:
EI Sea Turtle Patrol hands out water and encourages runners during the Emerald Isle Marathon. The Emerald Isle Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K raises money for various charities along with bicycle and pedestrian improvements in Emerald Isle. This year, BackPack Friends www.backpackfriends.org") is one of the beneficiaries. Visit www.emeraldislerun.com for more information.
Creating the EI Sea Turtle Patrol float every year for the Thanksgiving parade is great fun. There is no better way to spend the Saturday after Thanksgiving than watching the parade or joining us on the float throwing out candy to spectators.
Come visit the Emerald Isle Sea Turtle Patrol booth at Emerald Isle's signature event, the St. Patrick's Festival. We have information on sea turtles, tell you how you can get involved, raffle off door prizes, and we are selling visitor EI Sea Turtle Patrol shirts.
2022 volunteer training has been completed. We are now full for the 2022 Season. Keep us in mind for 2023.