This Holiday Season…

Jim's Blog — Campaigns

How do you get an entire state to stop smoking on the beach?

May 29, 2014

How do you get an entire state to stop smoking on the beach?

Topics: Beaches Campaigns Culture Shifting Plastics

Read Full Post

Surfrider’s top ten in 2013

December 18, 2013

Surfrider’s top ten in 2013

Topics: Beach access Policy Victories Events Coastal development Ads Strategy Water Chapters Beaches Economics Waves Coastal armoring Stories Campaigns Activism Oil Pollution Plastics Water Quality Surfing

A list of what we did in the past year.

Read Full Post

How many people does it take to save a coastline?

October 24, 2013

How many people does it take to save a coastline?

Topics: Beach access Victories Strategy Campaigns Activism

How many people does it take to save a coastline? It takes all of us.

Read Full Post

Is New Jersey screwing up the Hurricane Sandy rebuild?

July 30, 2013

Is New Jersey screwing up the Hurricane Sandy rebuild?

Topics: Beaches Economics Waves Coastal armoring Campaigns

What is New Jersey doing post-Sandy?

Read Full Post

What does it mean to protect a wave?

May 07, 2013

What does it mean to protect a wave?

Topics: Coastal development Waves Campaigns Activism

"Protecting a wave" can mean a lot of things.

Read Full Post

What is going on with Trestles?

March 15, 2013

What is going on with Trestles?

Topics: Victories Coastal development Waves Campaigns Surfing

Update on Trestles as of late March, 2013

Read Full Post

Environmental rockstars look like this

March 05, 2013

Environmental rockstars look like this

Topics: Victories Events Chapters Campaigns Activism

The 2012 Wavemaker Awards

Read Full Post

NYC’s Bloomberg compares single-use plastic to lead paint (and pushes for a ban)

February 16, 2013

NYC’s Bloomberg compares single-use plastic to lead paint (and pushes for a ban)

Topics: Policy Events Campaigns Plastics

Another, major, city embraces a single-use plastic ban.

Read Full Post

Taking coastal conservation to Main Street

February 15, 2013

Taking coastal conservation to Main Street

Topics: Joy Stories Campaigns Activism Culture Shifting Modern Activism

Helping main street audiences find a way to engage in coastal conservation.

Read Full Post

Activist profile: Sandy Lejeune and Save Gaviota

February 04, 2013

Activist profile: Sandy Lejeune and Save Gaviota

Topics: Beach access Victories Coastal development Chapters Campaigns Activism Surfing

A group of dedicated people are fighting to preserve the last, large open space in Southern California.

Read Full Post

Surfrider Foundation State of the State

October 08, 2012

Surfrider Foundation State of the State

Topics: Victories Strategy Chapters Campaigns Activism

In 18 minutes I walk through an update on Surfrider's mission, network and success.

Read Full Post

Surf leash or a noose?

September 10, 2012

Surf leash or a noose?

Topics: Coastal development Waves Coastal armoring Campaigns Activism Surfing

Valuing (and saving) the waves we love so much.

Read Full Post

Jersey Shore chapter turns twenty years old

September 03, 2012

Jersey Shore chapter turns twenty years old

Topics: Beach access Victories Coastal development Kids Chapters Beaches Joy Campaigns Activism Surfing

A couple decades and a whole lotta beaches preserved, listen in...

Read Full Post

Will California lead or follow regarding single-use plastics?

August 14, 2012

Will California lead or follow regarding single-use plastics?

Topics: Kids Campaigns Activism Plastics Water Quality

Now is the time for you to make your voice heard. Engage with us to stop plastic pollution in California.

Read Full Post

50th single-use plastics victory

August 06, 2012

50th single-use plastics victory

Topics: Chapters Campaigns Activism Plastics

The Surfrider network has logged 50 wins seeking to stem the plastic pollution tide.

Read Full Post

Water… are our actions part of the solution or part of the problem?

August 02, 2012

Water… are our actions part of the solution or part of the problem?

Topics: Water Campaigns Plastics

We can either be part of the solution regarding water... or part of the problem.

Read Full Post

Video update on Chicago’s “Surfing is not a crime” campaign

July 30, 2012

Video update on Chicago’s “Surfing is not a crime” campaign

Topics: Beach access Victories Chapters Beaches Waves Stories Campaigns Activism Surfing

Mitch McNeil and Rex Flodstrom bring us up to speed on what's going on with Surfrider Chicago.

Read Full Post

Would you care more if I was a panda?

July 12, 2012

Would you care more if I was a panda?

Topics: Ads Strategy Campaigns Fish Activism Modern Activism Water Quality

What does it take for us to care? Sometimes it takes a cute animal.

Read Full Post

What does it mean to protect a wave?

July 09, 2012

What does it mean to protect a wave?

Topics: Policy Victories Events Chapters Beaches Waves Coastal armoring Campaigns Activism Surfing

Protecting something, anything, over the long term is not easy. Protecting a wave takes a few things, including locals willing to fight to preserve it.

Read Full Post

Pictures and perspective from the recent tour of the Tijuana River watershed

May 25, 2012

Pictures and perspective from the recent tour of the Tijuana River watershed

Topics: Coastal development Water Chapters Coastal armoring Campaigns Water Quality

Kyle and I sat down to check out his photos from the recent tour of the TJ River watershed. Here they are with his descriptions.

Read Full Post

 1 2 3 >