Jim's Blog — Victories
February 07, 2012
It is challenging to point to an individual who has done more to preserve the California Coast than Peter Douglas. This is Peter Douglas' story told in his own voice.
September 01, 2011
This is the story of a kid who grew up in the Southeast. He fell in love with our coasts and ended up leading the charge to preserve the coasts in the opposite corner of the United States.
July 22, 2011
After four years of work the Portland chapter of Surfrider was given four days notice to rally the troops, organize multiple efforts and help drive home a victory against single-use plastic pollution in our oceans. The momentum continues.
June 30, 2011
The California Coastal Commission has ruled the gate at The Strands is illegal. Please take it down.
June 16, 2011
Our coastlines are our open spaces, they are public spaces. Coastal access is a right. The California Coastal Commission agrees with this and recently ruled The Strand in Dana Point needed to take down their gates which are locking the public out of the beach.
May 16, 2011
The fight to preserve the last clean watershed in Southern California will never end. Those of us that fought the Save Trestles fight know that. The TCA continues to re-write the book on how low an organization can go to steal public lands to develop for private purposes.
December 17 2009