Spring into Service! GAC is Here!

Posted on March 20, 2023

IT'S OFFICIAL! The Great American Cleanup is finally here!
With activities taking place from now through June 20, it's the perfect time to get something on your calendar!  
Spearheaded nationally by Keep America Beautiful, the Great American Cleanup® unifies and beautifies communities nationwide in a grassroots spring-cleaning movement.  
Our local Great American Cleanup - Green Up & Clean Up offers many opportunities to organize groups and participate in outdoor activities to make tangible improvements to the environment in Martin County.
Continue reading to see how you can contribute to our community efforts!

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We can help you coordinate a cleanup of your own, spread the word, and provide cleanup supplies.
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Water Fest
Sat., March 25
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Memorial Park
Mark your calendars for the 9th Annual Water Fest presented by the City of Stuart and Students4H2O. This fun and interactive environmental festival educates the public on the value of water and the importance of protecting our water resources.
For more info, click here.

House of Hope Gleaning
3/25, 4/1, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/20, 5/27
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Western Palm City
Gleaning is harvesting the produce remaining after a field has been professionally picked. Once harvested, the produce is distributed to House of Hope pantries instead of being plowed back into the soil. Volunteer support is essential.
Pre-registration is required! For more info, contact Natasha at 
Natasha@hohmartin.org or 772.286.4673 ext. 1013.
For more info, click here.


Blowing Rocks Preserve Shoreline Cleanup
Sun., April 2
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Blowing Rocks Preserve
Enjoy a guided morning stroll by The Nature Conservancy in the great outdoors through the trails and beaches of Blowing Rocks Preserve to collect debris washed ashore or left behind.
For more info, click here.


Earth Fest
Sat., April 15
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The Children's Museum
of the Treasure Coast
Join The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast for their 2023 Earth Fest event! Designed to celebrate Earth Day and bring awareness about protecting the environment and reducing the carbon footprint in a fun and engaging way, Earth Fest features hands-on activities, educational experiences, and informative presentations for the whole family to enjoy!
For more info, click here.


Downtown Stuart Cleanup
Sat., April 22
8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Downtown Stuart
Celebrate Earth Day with Stuart Main Street at their first-ever Downtown Stuart Cleanup! De-litter the streets of our beautiful downtown area before joining the after-party at one of the special local restaurants. Supplies will be provided and people of all ages are invited to participate.
For more info, click here.


Live. Love. Local.
Hobe Sound Cleanup
Sat., April 29
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Harry & The Natives
Join the Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce & Jenkins Landscape Co. for a Hobe Sound Area Clean-Up! The Live. Love. Local. Cleanup will begin at 8:00 a.m. at Harry & The Natives. Volunteers will receive a Live. Love. Local. T-shirt, morning refreshments and all clean-up supplies.
For more info, click here.

Public Works
Planting Day
Sat., May 13
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Mary Brogan Park
Help the Martin County Public Works team restore Mary Brogan Park! After recently removing invasive plants from a small preserve in the park, the team is working to rehabilitate the area by planting native plants while educating the public.
More details and info coming soon!




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