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Surfrider Foundation Officially Joins the People’s Climate March

Yesterday, Surfrider joined dozens of nonprofits to help organize the People’s Climate March on April 29, 2017. We strongly believe climate change is a very serious issue facing our planet and humanity and it is incumbent upon us to help raise awareness about potential impacts—especially when it comes to our ocean and coasts.

An Eye on DC: Surfrider Foundation’s Federal Priorities

With so much focus on the incoming administration in Washington DC this week, Surfrider Foundation wants to take this opportunity to remind you what we will be fighting for on the federal stage. Each year, the Surfrider Foundation analyzes...Show More Summary

Surfrider Foundation Intervenes in Phillips 66 suit against San Luis Obispo County

The San Luis Obispo County Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation has been fighting a dangerous rail spur expansion project that would bring mile-long tanker trains carrying 2.4 million gallons of crude oil to the Phillips 66 Refinery in Santa Maria over the next 20 years. Show More Summary

Federal Government Cancels Plans for Seismic Blasting off the Atlantic Coast

Today the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced it will deny all pending permit applications for seismic airgun blasting off the Mid- and South Atlantic coast. The decision is a huge victory for Surfrider Foundation's ongoing campaign to Protect the Atlantic coast from oil and gas development.

Let’s Do This! Surfrider’s Priorities for 2017

We’re pleased to share Surfrider Foundation’s top priorities for 2017. We invite you to join us in our efforts to protect our ocean, waves and beaches.

Meet Vince Pappalardo with the Surfrider Foundation Newport, Oregon chapter!

Meet Vince Pappalardo, long-time chapter leader and lead organizer for the Surfrider Foundation Newport, Oregon Chapter's Otter Rock n' Roll youth surf competition!

2016 Year in Review: What a Year!

2016 was a banner year for the Surfrider Foundation. Please read about our 60 campaign victories and other accomplishments from the past year.

Come to Washington D.C. for the Blue Vision Summit!

Registration is now open for the Blue Vision Summit in Washington D.C. on May 9-11, 2017. The Surfrider Foundation is an official sponsor of the event and will help organize gatherings for Surfrider members who attend.

New Ocean Management Plans Get the Green Light

The Surfrider Foundation applauds the National Ocean Council’s approval of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regional ocean plans, a historic moment on this 7th day of December, 2016.

Searching for Solutions: Microfibers

The search for a solution to microfiber pollution in our ocean is a difficult endeavor, but one that Surfrider Foundation is determined to tackle.

The next four years: Surfrider’s plans to defend our nation’s coastlines

The political landscape shifted dramatically on November 8th, but the Surfrider Foundation is poised to protect our ocean, waves, and beaches from whatever threats that may come.

Trestles Saved, Again!

Thanks to the devoted work of the Surfrider Foundation and its supporters. The post Trestles Saved, Again! appeared first on SURFING Magazine.

Volunteers join forces to rock dune restoration in the Rockaways

In recognition of the 4th anniversary of Superstorm Sandy's devastating impact and ongoing recovery efforts, volunteers from the Surfrider Foundation NYC Chapter joined forces with the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance's (RWA) Shore Corps to plant a variety of trees and bushes around some of the dunes at Rockaway Beach

Meet Colleen Henn, rockstar coastal defender and Blue Water Task Force intern!

Colleen Henn, Blue Water Task Force intern with the Surfrider Foundation Eastern Long Island Chapter, shares highlights, passion for the ocean, why it's important to respect our beaches, and how we can each make a difference by fostering habits within people to be more mindful about their resource and subsequent impact on surroundings.

Reusable Bag Day is Thursday October 20th!

Reusable Bag Day is an educational grassroots event hosted by the Surfrider Foundation and other groups. We are asking shoppers to give up plastic shopping bags in favor of reusable bags to help protect the ocean and keep California beautiful one bag at a time. At least ten of Surfrider’s California Chapters will be at local stores on Thursday handing out reusable bags.

Meet Emelia DeForce, passionate Surfrider coastal defender!

Meet Emelia DeForce, passionate Surfrider coastal defender, who has dedicated countless hours to supporting the Surfrider Foundation’s mission to protect our oceans, waves and beaches!

Citizen science pushes Hawai’i Department of Health to act on beach pollution

For the past seven years, citizen scientist volunteers with the Kaua'i chapter of the Surfrider Foundation Beach Watch Task Force have been testing the waters at 27 recreational sites along the Kaua'i coastline. This summer they achieved...Show More Summary

Surfrider Chapters Turn 25!

The Surfrider Foundation was founded in 1984 then in 1991 the first local chapters started forming in places such as San Diego, Ventura and Long Beach. The power of Surfrider’s grassroots efforts at the local level made people take notice and helped to expand the organization from a passionate group of surfers to include beach lovers of all kinds.

2016 Cascadia Conference Recap - Leadership Development in the Pacific Northwest

The Surfrider Foundation’s annual Cascadia Conference is an annual event anticipated by activist veterans, staff, and emerging leaders new to the Surfrider family. This year’s Cascadia Conference was held in Newport, OR and activists...Show More Summary

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