Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup Saturday, Sept. 26

Published 3:00 pm Wednesday, July 29, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas — Volunteers are signing up now for the nation’s biggest coastal cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 26.

The 2015 Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup takes place at three sites in the Beaumont area:

                1) Sea Rim State Park

                Check-in: Park entrance, 10 miles west of Sabine Pass on Highway 87 South

                Contact: Bryan Hein, 409-971-2559,


                2) McFaddin Beach-Jefferson County

                Check-in: McFaddin Beach entrance 1.9 miles west of Sea Rim State Park on Highway 87

                Contact: Tim Thomas,, 409-896-5555


                3) Chambers County

Check-in: 1 mile east of the intersection of Highways 124 and 87 at the beach.

Contact: Angela Hale, angela.hale@texasadoptabeach.org409-267-2527409-550-3989 (cell)

Volunteers can sign up online at to take part in a fun-filled day at the beach that makes a difference.

“Sign up now to join forces with thousands of other Texans who care about the coast,” said Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush. “Marine debris kills wildlife and hurts tourism, but it’s a problem we can fix. Come out and be a part of the solution on Saturday, Sept. 26.”

Each volunteer will be given data cards, gloves, pencils and trash bags. All volunteers are advised to wear closed-toe shoes, bring sunscreen and plenty of drinking water.  The Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Cleanups are held rain or shine!

Texans who are not able to attend the cleanup can help keep their beaches clean by making a tax-deductible donation online at There are several different Adopt-A-Beach sponsorship levels ranging from $25 to $25,000, allowing both individuals and corporations to contribute to this major cleanup effort.

Shell Oil Company is the lead statewide sponsor for the 2015 Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup. Other sponsors include Apache Corporation, Murphy Oil Corporation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Debris Program, Schlumberger, the Ocean Conservancy, Corona Del Mar Properties and Trusted Senior Specialists.

To learn more about the Adopt-A-Beach program, visit or contact the GLO at 1-877-TX COAST. Like us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter @TexasAdoptABeach.

Who:               Thousands of Texans who care about the coast

What:              29th GLO Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup

When:             Saturday, Sept. 26

                        Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

                        Clean up will be from 9 a.m. to noon

Where:            Three sites along the Upper Texas coast