What is Adopt-A-Shore?

Adopt-A-Shore is a cooperative partnership between the public/private sector and Lee County.  It is a program that allows individuals and/or groups* to participate in community involvement through the “adoption” of approximately one mile of county shoreline.  Participants agree to perform four cleanups a year to remove litter and debris.  Shore adoptions greatly enhance the appearance of our shorelines and go a long way to reducing the debris from entering our waterways and polluting the natural habitats of our native wildlife.

*A group is defined as a business, a public or private school, or a civic, fraternal, community or religious organization

How Does it Work?​

All you need to do is:

  • Complete our online application to adopt
  • Select approximately one mile of shoreline you want to adopt
  • Sign an agreement to do four cleanups a year for a two-year period
  • Agree to comply with safety procedures
  • Submit an online report with cleanup results

How Much Does it Cost?​

Just a few volunteer hours! Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc. will supply trash bags, gloves and forms at no cost to you or your business. We also provide volunteer general liability insurance coverage.

Current Groups and Locations

Big Hickory Island (from Causeway & from Lover's Key)

Hans Wilson & Associates

New Pass & Dog Beach

Freedom Boat Club of SWFL and Dogs of Bonita Dog Beach

Bonita Beach Park

Coldwell Banker Bonita Springs

Bunche Beach

Lil' Bit of Everything 4-H

Bowditch Point Park

4-H Mavericks, Southern Pride 4H Club

Southern end of Bowditch Point Park to Lynn Hall Memorial Park 1 mile+

Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina

Lynn Hall Memorial Park to Public Access #27 (Mango Street) 3/4 mile

Solitude Lake Management

Public Access #27 (Mango Street) to Public Access #22 (Connecticut Street) 1 mile+

Riverdale High School

Public Access #22 (Connecticut Street) to Public Access #16 (Dakota Street) 1.5 miles

Cara Hainje

Public Access # 16 (Dakota Street) to the Holiday Inn 1.75 mile Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation

Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation

Lovers Key State Park

Hertz Finance & Accounting and Gartner Digital Markets

Newton Park

FSW Honors Scholar Program

Bonita Beach Access #2 to #4

Brennan Baize

Alva Park

Wild Bunch 4H

Sirenia Vista Park (Cape Coral)

Kelsey Fallisch

Lighthouse Beach

Canterbury Class of 2033

Tarpon Bay Beach

The Browney Family & Friends

Sanibel Causeway

UBS Financial Services and Sun Communities

Little Hickory Beach Park

Steve Gerard

Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc.

Public Access #35 (Avenue A) to Public Access #27 (Mango Street)

or suggest your favorite shoreline to add to the list!