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School to Sea
Tuesday, May 5, 7:00 - 8:30pm

"Beaches 101" - Adopt a Beach Training

Beverly Farms Public Library - 24 Vine Street, Beverly Farms, 01915

Free and Open to the Public.

If you love the beach, volunteer for Salem Sound Coastwatch’s Adopt a Beach program! Adopt a Beach volunteers serve as beachkeepers, helping to keep their adopted beach clean on a year-round basis. They prevent trash and litter from becoming marine debris that pollutes the ocean.

Beachkeepers are also the eyes of the beach. They observe and report on conditions on their beach and are trained to look for storm damage, sources of contamination and invasive species.

Become a beachkeeper at your favorite beach on your own time schedule. This training session will give you everything you need to get started. Program Description (62 KB PDF)


"Coastsweep in the Spring"

Join us! RSVP if possible-978-741-7900 or info@salemsound.org

Registration is now open
for the 6th Annual Run for the Beach 5K! Sunday, June 14, 2015

Download registration form (PDF 290KB)

Teacher Summer Institute, August, 2015


Experience "Place" Like Never Before

Immerse yourself in a week of place-based learning around the local habitats in the coastal watershed of Salem Sound. You will learn to use the outdoors as a means of delivering your teaching goals and providing opportunities for your students to experience science in their local community, making authentic connections and gaining deeper understandings. Summer Institute Registration. For more info, see PDF flyer or go to School to Sea.

Make Waves

Become a MEMBER of Salem Sound Coastwatch -
Leading the Way to a Healthier Sea and Shore!

Consider becoming a Sustaining Member with monthly or quarterly recurring online donations.

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SSCW is a 501(c)(3) organization.
Donations to SSCW are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Learn more about the programs your membership donation will be supporting.


Talking Trash for Clean Oceans!

Check out our new marine debris campaign funded by NOAA Marine Debris Prevention through Education and Outreach


Underwater in Salem Sound Lecture Series completed

Thank you, Dr. Lindley Hanson, Beach Geology; Dr. Sara Grady, presenter on"Horseshoe Crabs - The Ancient Blue Bloods" and Ted Maney, presenter on "On the Rocks - Life Underwater"

We look forward to partnering with the Marblehead Abott Library in 2016 for our 4th year. Thank you, Abott Library.


See how much we accomplish
Year in Review 2013 and Year in Review 2012.
2014 Community Report coming soon.

Enjoy reading about Salem Sound Coastwatch in the North Shore Magazine July 2014 (2.7MB)


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