Save the Date: Sign Up for the South Padre Adopt-A-Beach Winter Cleanup

Contact: Karina Erickson Press Secretary Texas General Land Office
(512) 475-5144
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PRESS RELEASE — Jan 11, 2019

AUSTIN — Volunteers are encouraged to sign up for South Padre Islands’ 22nd Annual Winter Texan Beach cleanup on Friday, February 8, 2019. The Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Winter Cleanup takes place at one of Texas’ most popular tourist beaches in need of some TLC. Volunteers can sign up at or show up on-site to take part in a fun-filled day of service to our Texas coast.

“The Adopt-A-Beach Winter Cleanup is a great opportunity for families to come together and make a difference,” said Commissioner George P. Bush. “There’s no better way for our community to help keep our Texas beaches beautiful than by supporting this great cause. Join us as we come together to help keep our beaches clean!”

GLO Adopt-A-Beach Winter Cleanup
Friday, February 8th
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Clean up will be from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Edwin Atwood Park
Access 5, Hwy. 100

The Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach program began in the fall of 1986 when 2,800 volunteers picked up 124 tons of trash.  Since then, more than 512,000 volunteers have removed more than 9,495 tons of trash from Texas beaches. 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 our 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.
To learn more about the Adopt-A-Beach program, visit Like us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter @TXAdoptABeach.


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