The New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance (NECWA at www.necwa.org), in conjunction with Captain John Whale Watching and Fishing Tours (www.captjohn.com) participates in beach cleanups that are part of COASTSWEEP (www.coastsweep.umb.edu), the Commonwealth’s annual coastal cleanup program, organized by the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management and the Urban Harbors Institute of the University of Massachusetts Boston. This year, NECWA and Captain John Boats will be participating in a COASTSWEEP cleanup at Scusset Beach located within the Scusset Beach State Reservation. This beach cleanup date is scheduled for Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 9 am – 11 am. Our rain date will be Sunday, October 24, 2010 from 9 am until 11 am. For additional information, please contact Dominica Webster at 765-610-9882 or Krill Carson at 508-566-0009. You can learn more about the COASTSWEEP program by visiting the COASTSWEEP website: www.coastsweep.umb.edu or by calling the Urban Harbors Institute at 617-287-5570.