Participants agree to indemnify and hold harmless all sponsors including Duffy Boats, Rotary Club, Californians Against Waste, Balboa Bay Club and Resort and Riding Currents from and against any and all injuries to and the death of any person or persons including the indemnifier claims, demands, costs, loss, damage and liability by participating in the volunteer event.  Participants will respect private property rights and obey all laws and regulations.

Last month's big storm produces "first flush" into Newport Harbor.​

This video shows  what is tragically flowing from San Joaquin River to the Upper Newport Bay.

  • Zones Patrolled
  • Total Time Patrolled
  • Total Trash Weight Collected
  • Percentage of Plastics
  • Percentage of Styrofoam
  • Percentage of Recyclable Material

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Data Collection


​​We meet on the first Saturday of each month at 9:00 a.m. at Southwind Kayaks and Newport Aquatic Ceneter

Our Mission

​​Help Your Harbor is a community of families, clubs, businesses and individuals working together for the purpose of improving the health of California's bays, harbors and marinas. Through volunteer trash and data collection, on the first Saturday of every month from zero emission watercraft,

Help Your Harbor is advancing estuary conservation for the preservation of marine echo systems and the enjoyment of the community.

Newport Harbor Clean-up Zone Ma​p

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