The 35th annual Beach & Riverside Cleanup returns Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) joins SOLVE and returning sponsor Oregon Lottery to host events at 18 state parks. An Oregon tradition since 1984, more than 5,000 volunteers come together to clean beaches and riversides as part of the International Coastal Cleanup and National Public Lands Day. For more information and volunteer registration, visit www.solveoregon.org/beach-riverside-cleanup.
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department cleanup sites: