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International Beach Cleanup At Your Local State Parks

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that the Long Island State Park Region will be hosting the 36th Annual New York State Beach Cleanup in cooperation with the American Littoral Society and Sponsored by the National Heritage Trust. The International Coastal Cleanup is a global effort, under the international umbrella of the Ocean Conservancy, in which over 100 countries participate. New York State Parks will hold this event at the following State Parks:

If you would like to be involved in helping to protect your seashore, become a VOLUNTEER by calling the park that you are interested in lending a hand to help. Certificates will be provided for each participant.

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees more than 250 parks, historic sites, recreational trails, golf courses, boat launches and more, which are visited by 78 million people annually. A recent study found that New York State Parks generates $5 billion in park and visitor spending, which supports nearly 54,000 jobs and over $2.8 billion in additional state GDP. For more information on any of these recreation areas, call 518-474-0456 or visit www.parks.ny.gov, connect with us on Facebook, or follow on Instagram and Twitter.

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