ACAP Beach Clean Up & Heritage Tours


Presented by ACAP Cape Breton and Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation. Come learn about the history of Cape Breton's shorelines and help restore their natural beauty! The August 4th event will include clean-ups at three beaches and along the Sydney boardwalk (Indian Beach 10:00am-11:30am, Dominion Beach 1:00pm-2:30pm, and Big Glace Bay Beach 3:00pm-4:30pm), along with a booth at the Sydney Waterfront offering education about the ecological impact of marine debris (10:00am-3:00pm). Each clean-up will be kicked-off with a talk about the historical significance and ecology of the beach.

Participants are welcome to join each event for a grand tour or just a single clean-up. All ages are welcome! Sponsored by the Government of Canada, the Nova Scotia Government, and the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia.

Beach Clean-up & Heritage Tour - Friday, August 4th Come learn about the history of Cape Breton's shorelines and help restore their natural beauty! The event will include clean-ups at three beaches and along the Sydney boardwalk, along with a booth at the Sydney Waterfront offering education about the ecological impact of marine debris. Each clean-up will be kicked-off with a talk about the historical significance and ecology of the beach. Schedule: Booth at Sydney Waterfront: 10am to 3pm Indian beach, North Sydney: 10 to 11:30 Dominion Beach: 1 to 2:30 Big Glace Bay beach clean-up: 3 to 4:30 Participants are welcome to follow along for a grand tour of all three beaches, or just stop by at the beach of their choice. All ages are welcome!


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Visit: 90 Esplanade, Sydney, NS

Mail: PO Box 28, Station "A", Sydney, NS, B1P 6G9

Phone: (902)567-1628

Email: ed@acapcb.ns.ca