Beach cleanup set for Saturday

Groton - The UConn Avery Point Scuba Club and SECONN divers are holding a beach cleanup at Eastern Point Beach in Groton at 10 a.m. on Saturday, part of the 25th anniversary of the International Coastal Cleanup.

Save the Sound has organized 41 beach cleanups along the Connecticut shoreline from Greenwich to Groton. Staff members will be available to speak on coastal cleanups and the health of Long Island Sound.

The Avery Point cleanup starts at 10 a.m. In addition to cleaning up the beach, there is a scuba component where certified divers will work to remove garbage and debris from the beach's water.

For more information, contact Ryan Patrylak at ryanpatrylak@gmail.com.

Other cleanups are scheduled to take place at Bluff Point State Park in Groton, Rocky Neck State Park and Hole in the Wall Beach in East Lyme, Greens Harbor Beach and Ocean Beach Park in New London and at Fox Brook in Montville.

For more information, go to ctenvironment.org.

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