Keep Tahoe Red, White and Blue Beach Cleanup

Monday, July 5 | 8 - 11:30 am

RSVPs are required for this event. Complete a waiver here to save your place!

Why:

After Tahoe’s celebrated July Fourth festivities, our beaches are covered with trash, which can hurt wildlife and lake clarity. Each year, Tahoe residents and visitors turn out for our largest cleanup of the year to remove litter from Lake Tahoe's shores. You can help Keep Tahoe Blue by volunteering at a beach cleanup site!

Where:
There will be three meeting locations around the Lake. Each site will have a cap of the number of volunteers.

RSVP (RSVP necessary in order to participate in the cleanup):
All volunteers attending Keep Tahoe Blue events must fill out a waiver. Volunteers under 18 will need to have a guardian sign the waiver and the volunteer must bring the signed waiver to the event. The guardian may also attend the event and can sign off for the minor at the event.

What to bring:
Face mask (required), wear layers and comfortable shoes, sun protection, full reusable water bottle, and snacks. If you have them, you can also bring cleanup gloves, grabbers, pen or pencil and/or a reusable trash bag.

What we will provide:
Cleanup materials, data cards, pencils, KTRWB swag, snack bars and hand sanitizer. 

For questions or more information, email events@keeptahoeblue.org.
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Safety and physical distancing guidelines:

We’re all in this together. When we follow the guidelines and put forth the effort we can keep ourselves healthy, keep the community healthy, and Keep Tahoe Blue.

When taking part in any League activity, event or program, please follow physical distancing guidelines:

  • If you have a cough, fever or any COVID-19 symptoms, or have been in contact with someone that has displayed these symptoms, please stay home.

  • Maintain six feet of distance between you and others at all times.

  • Sneeze or cough into a cloth or tissue. If those aren’t available, use your elbow.

  • Wash hands regularly with soap or hand sanitizer.

  • Avoid shaking hands, hugging or engage in any unnecessary physical contact. (Bummer, we know)

  • Wear a face covering.

The League is committed to providing safe, fun and meaningful events while pursuing our mission to Keep Tahoe Blue. To safeguard the health of our volunteers, staff and community, we have aligned our events procedures and preparation with the most current public health guidelines from governments and scientific organizations. 

To protect our volunteers and community, the League will: 

  • Stay home if we have a cough, fever or any COVID-19 symptoms, or have been in contact with someone that has displayed these symptoms, and will urge our event attendees to do the same

  • Ensure equipment is regularly cleaned with disinfectant and laundered, especially prior to each event

  • Regularly sanitize frequently touched surfaces

  • Ensure our staff wears face masks and gloves before and during events

  • Ensure volunteers wear face masks at events, and provide masks to participants who don’t have their own

  • Abide by social/physical distancing guidelines

  • Provide signage for best practices and reminders for infection control at the event

  • Provide sanitization materials, including hand sanitizer and gloves 

  • Stagger check-in areas to prevent large groups from forming

  • Mark six-foot spacing intervals at check-in areas

  • Minimize material handling and handoffs

  • Provide online materials in order to maintain physical distancing at events

  • We will provide first aid kits, but not first aid assistance

Keep Tahoe Red White and Blue Beach Cleanup

 

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