Triplicate staff

SACRAMENTO - The California Coastal Commission invites submissions from residents who want to document how they have acted as a California Coastal Steward.

Submissions are written, but can include a photo.

One entry selected by the public will receive a Coast Lover's Prize Package.

The contest runs in conjunction with the Coastal Stewardship Pledge, an online program of the California Coastal Commission encouraging residents to consider the impact their activities have on the coast.

Post your entry on the commission's , before Aug. 1 to enter.

Entries can also be or mailed to Coastal Steward Stories, California Coastal Commission, 45 Fremont St., Suite 2000, San Francisco, Calif., 94105.