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Morning After: Did You Help Clean Up Beaches After Holiday?

Did you help clean up after July Fourth? Tell us when and where in the comment section below.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

Beaches and waterways around San Diego County were given a little extra love today with post-holiday trash clean-ups.

Volunteers with the Surfrider Foundation picked up garbage at the Ocean Beach Pier, Belmont Park in Mission Beach, Crystal Pier at Pacific Beach and the Oceanside Harbor beach.

"We've seen a significant decrease in the amount trash collected at our annual 'Morning After Mess' since the drinking ban was put into effect in 2008, but there is still a lot of garbage left behind and we need volunteers to help," said Haley Haggerstone of Surfrider before the event.

A separate cleanup was held at the San Elijo Lagoon in the Cardiff-by-the-Sea section of Encinitas, led by The H2O Patrol.

—City News Service contributed to this post.


yourusmcboyelvises July 07, 2014 at 03:38 PM
wait for you to do it.

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