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Tampa Bay area cleanup efforts to get involved with for World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day is June 8. Here is how you can participate locally.
Credit: 10 Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. — World Oceans Day is on June 8, 2021, and it’s all about protecting the oceans. Planet earth needs clean waters to sustain itself; and our oceans face huge risks from climate change, pollution and overfishing. 

Living in Florida, and especially in the Tampa Bay area, we are blessed to enjoy some of the nicest beaches around. That is why it is our job to keep them clean. 

Here are five ocean cleanup events to be a part of to celebrate World Oceans Day by keeping Mother Earth’s waters tidy. 

🌊 Dunlap and Dunlap World Ocean Day

7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Tuesday, June 8 - Tuesday, June 15

Pinellas County Coastline, Clearwater

🌊 World Oceans Day Cleanup

9 a.m.

Tuesday, June 8

Keep Pasco Beautiful

Land O' Lakes and Anclote Gulf 

🌊 World Oceans Day Cleanup

8 a.m.

Saturday, June 12

Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful 

Lowry Park Boat Ramp, 1204 W Flora St, Tampa

🌊 Give-A-Day for the Bay: World Oceans Day Paddle Cleanup

9 a.m.

Saturday, June 12

Bishop Harbor Boat and Kayak Launch, Palmetto

🌊 World Oceans Day Cleanup

Sunday, June 13

ZooTampa, Tampa

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