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General Agency Information
Name:Save Our Shores
Alternate Name(s):SOS
Address:345 Lake Avenue Suite A
Santa Cruz, CA  95062
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-462-5660
Email Address:info@saveourshores.org
Website:www.saveourshores.org
Description:At Save Our Shores our philosophy to solving any marine conservation issue is two pronged; we must first educate the community of the importance and impacts of an issue and then we must provide them with tools for taking action to resolve the issue.

Located at the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor.

FUNDING SOURCE:private foundations, federal, state and municipal grants, and memberships.

FEES: Suggested donations.
Mission:The mission of Save Our Shores is: Caring for the marine environment through ocean awareness, advocacy, and citizen action.


Programs:We run three initiatives: Plastic Pollution, Clean Boating, and Ocean Awareness.

3 largest community cleanups of the year:
Earth Day cleanups in in Santa Cruz & Monterey
The July 5th Star Spangled Beach Cleanup in Santa Cruz & Monterey
Annual Coastal Cleanup Day at over 80 cleanups sites on Saturday, September 15
Publications:Newsletter, 3 times a year in Spring, Summer, and Fall/Winter.
Volunteer Info:See webpage for more information.
DockWalkers work in Pillar Point (Half Moon Bay), Santa Cruz, Moss Landing, and Monterey Harbors throughout the summer months. Contact lauren@saveourshores.org or call 831-462-5660
ext. 6.
Large group private beach cleanups email dayna@saveourshores.org
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:None
Public Transportation:Available Within One Block
Eligibility:Open to All
Fees:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Monterey County
San Mateo County
Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:See Description Notes
 
Subject Headings
 Conservation
Environmental Protection and Improvement
Political Action/Lobbying Groups
Private Nonprofits
Public Awareness/Education
Volunteer Opportunities
Water Pollution Control
This record last modified July 16, 2014