Save Our Shores

Save our Shores


Type: Nonprofit


Location Focus: Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary


About: caring for the marine environment through ocean awareness, advocacy, and citizen action






Address: 345 Lake Avenue, Suite A, Santa Cruz, CA 95062


Phone Number: (831) 462-5660


Programs: Clean Boating including Dockwalkers; Plastic Pollution including Beach and River Cleanups and Classroom Presentations; Ocean Awareness including Marine Protected Areas, Advocacy, and Sustainable Seafood


Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers are needed for monthly San Mateo County coastside beach and river cleanups, please see our website for details at


We also have a Sanctuary Steward Volunteer Program that involves a three month training for volunteers, and then completion of 50 volunteer hours leading events after the training. Events range from leading beach cleanups to tabling at community events to developing outreach tools for ocean protection. Learn more ways to get involved at