SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Planning a Vacation in WineCoastCountry along California's Highway 1 Discovery Route? Make it a memorable one by participating in the annual California Coastal Clean-Up Day on Saturday, September 21, 2013 (http://www.winecoastcountry.com/events). Join like-minded, caring individuals in the state's largest volunteer event along the coast, helping to keep the shores from becoming contaminated by trash and debris. If not removed, this trash can become harmful and even fatal to all manners of marine wildlife as well as a health hazard for humans. Find a complete guide to beach cleanup events for visitors in WineCoastCountry at http://winecoastcountry.com/slo/the-winecoastcountry-stewardship-traveler/.
"Coastal Clean-up Day is a great way for families, students, service groups and neighbors to join together and take care of our fragile marine environment," explains San Luis Obispo's County Business Improvement District's Stewardship Travel Director and seasoned adventurer Diane Strachan. "The Stewardship program offers many opportunities like this where travelers can show community support for our shared natural resources… and have fun doing something good."
Having just launched throughout San Luis Obispo County, CA, the country's first Stewardship Travel program heralds California's next step in eco-travel. Stewardship Travel embodies ecotourism's qualities of appreciation for place and culture, adventure, enjoyment and learning, but takes one step further by also providing clear opportunities to participate in regional conservation and preservation. Caring travelers can add a meaningful activity to their vacation itineraries in ten destinations along Highway 1 of the Central California Coast including Ragged Point/San Simeon, Cambria, Cayucos, unincorporated Morro Bay, Los Osos/Baywood Park, Avila Beach & Valley, Edna Valley, Arroyo Grande Valley, Oceano and Nipomo.
A colorful activity map outlining more than 70 carefully created Stewardship activities and attractions along the famousHighway 1 Discovery Route is available in Welcome Centers throughout California, as well as the many Hotels, Motels, B&B's and Vacation Rentals in WineCoastCountry.
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