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For Immediate Release: 9/12/2014

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Tomales Bay State Park “Celebrates the Coast”



Cathleen Cannon

707.769.5652 x225

(INVERNES, Calif.).–Celebrate our connection the Coast by participating in activities on the beach and in the water! Join Tomales Bay State Park, Inverness as it “Celebrates the Coast” - an event held in recognition of the California Coastal Commission “Coastweeks” initiative - on Sunday, September 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This is a free special event featuring coastal clean-up, natural history walks and kayaking and paddle boarding demonstrations. Visitors will experience the beautiful Heart’s Desire Beach during this free “fun in the sun” day. Participants should come prepared for a day out of doors; dress in layers, bring sunscreen, hats, towels, lunch and snacks, and a refillable water bottle.

Activities are scheduled hourly from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., ending at 3:00 p.m. There is no additional charge for the event; the park entrance fee is $8/car. Tomales Bay State Park is located at 1208 Pierce Point Road, Inverness.

Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the marine birds and plant life, participate in kayaking and paddle-boarding demonstrations. Environmental Travelling Companions will demonstrate their adaptive kayaking gear. A complete list of activities is available in the Tomales State Park web page, visiting Tomales Bay State Park on Facebook, or by contacting event coordinator Cathleen Cannon at or 707.769.5652 x225.

COASTWEEKS is a California Coast Commission sponsored three-week celebration of our coastal and water resources.

Prior to arrival, visitors who need assistance should contact: Cathleen Cannon at 707.769.5652 x225.


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