September 27, 2014
NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY CLEANUP
St. Andrews State Park
Date: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Department of Environmental Protection’s St. Andrews State Park and Friends of St. Andrews State Park, Inc. will celebrate National Public Lands Day by hosting a coastal cleanup. Join volunteers of all ages for this national celebration of public lands. National Public Lands Day serves to recognize the importance of preserving precious natural resources through restoration and clean-up activities, while promoting environmental stewardship and awareness.Volunteers will assist this nationwide effort by cleaning up the Gulf and Bayside beaches, including Shell Island. Participants should bring sunscreen, re-usable water bottle, bug spray, and comfortable shoes. Join the effort by land or by sea. If scuba certified, bring your dive gear and assist the efforts underwater.
Fees: Park admission fees are waived for participants.
Contact: (850) 233-5164
Directions: St. Andrews State Park is located three miles east of Panama City Beach, off State Road 392 (Thomas Drive.) From Highway 98 turn south onto Highway 3031 (Thomas Drive) and follow it to Highway 392. Turn left to enter into the gates of St. Andrews State Park.