Volunteers sought for shoreline cleanup

Several sites around the Peninsula targeted for cleanup efforts.

Volunteers clean up Blackie Spit last month. More cleanup efforts around the Peninsula are set to take place this weekend.

Volunteers clean up Blackie Spit last month. More cleanup efforts around the Peninsula are set to take place this weekend.

Volunteers are being sought to roll up their sleeves for the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup this weekend.

Several locations around the Semiahmoo Peninsula will be the target of cleanup efforts in celebration of Earth Day (Wednesday).

On Saturday (April 25), starting at 10 a.m., the Ocean Park Community Association will host four sites; 1001 steps, 101 steps, 13 Avenue and 131 Street and Kwomais Point Park. Participants are asked to bring their own clean-up supplies, including gloves and used tongs. Afterwards, Ethical Addiction Apparel will host a barbecue at their 1558 128 St. store.

Interested participants can visit www.shorelinecleanup.ca to sign up.

On Sunday (April 26), efforts will be directed towards Blackie Spit, where volunteers will meet at 10 a.m. at 3136 McBride Ave.

Cleanup efforts that day will take place until 1 p.m.; gloves, tools and refreshments are provided. To register, email mshirker4@gmail.com