Category Archives: Mussel Rock Star Blog

Google Removes 1577 Toxic Cigarettes Butts from Mussel Rock

Thank you TEAM GOOGLE! You all removed 54 pounds of trash, 28 pounds of recycles and 1577 toxic cigarette butts from Mussel Rock! Then you rocked it at Rockaway removing approx 1000 pounds of wild ox tongue, fennel, radish, mustard and even Cal Trans Buckwheat! You finished our work up the switchbacks covering the last 3 switches! Truly amazing and

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Mussel Rock Cleanup Celebrating the Upcoming Closure of AW Transfer Station

Twelve volunteers, new and repeat volunteers, joined forces to clean the area of Mussel Rock on Saturday, 23 January, 2016. Site captain, Helen, celebrated the imminent closure of the Transfer Station by baking cookies and sharing them with everyone. There was some discussion about the demolition of the Transfer Station and what should be built in its place. We discussed

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Thanksgiving 2015 Surprise!!

We did not expect many volunteers this weekend as it was Thanksgiving weekend! However, we had students from Oceana High School and Terra Nova High School come and help us; one of them, Brad Doughtry, is going write up a report of his day for his school project. And several of our most dedicated volunteers joined us too. They are

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Mussel Rock Has Been a Viewing Point to See Thousands of Birds This Week!

After almost 3 months of daily excitement surrounding sightings of whales fluking, spyhopping, breaching and spouting, we have had an influx of large flocks of birds, circling the bait balls as they move up and down the shore. Not surprisingly, this has brought lots of viewers to the car park at Mussel Rock. Unfortunately, they have left behind a lot

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