Help keep Charlevoix beaches clean during the Earth Day event

Visit Charlevoix is ​​hosting a beach cleanup on Earth Day, April 22.

Visit Charlevoix is ​​hosting a beach cleanup on Earth Day, April 22.

CHARLEVOIX – An Earth Day Charlevoix beach cleanup event will be held on Monday, April 22 by Visit Charlevoix, a local tourism organization.

“This community-driven initiative aims to promote environmental awareness and encourage responsible tourism practices,” said Amanda Wilkin, executive director of Visit Charlevoix.

The Earth Day cleanup invites residents, businesses and visitors to join in the conservation of Charlevoix’s natural resources. Volunteers will gather at Lake Depot Beach, Ferry Beach and East Park from 10 a.m. to noon and at Michigan Beach and the Mt. Recreation Area. McSauba from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

Gloves and trash bags are provided by the City of Charlevoix.

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“This event is a great opportunity for our community to come together and clean up our favorite parks and beaches,” Wilkin said. “We believe in the importance of conserving our natural resources and ensuring that future generations can enjoy our pristine landscapes. Visit Charlevoix is ​​committed to promoting sustainable, leave-no-trace travel and encouraging visitors to act responsibly travel while visiting our community.”

For those interested in joining the Earth Day cleanup or wanting more information, please email [email protected] or call (231) 547-2101.

— Contact reporter Annie Doyle at (231) 675-0099 and [email protected]

This article originally appeared in The Petoskey News-Review: Help keep Charlevoix beaches clean during Earth Day event