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The Surfrider Foundation announced today that the California State Assembly passed House Resolution No. 30; a resolution that recognizes International Surfing Day as a way to celebrate California’s surfing heritage and raise awareness about the need to protect our oceans, waves and beaches. Read More »

The Surfrider Foundation announced today that on June 20th it will offer a special package for new and renewing members this International Surfing Day. Read More »

The Surfrider Foundation, TransWorld SURF and SME announced today that they are hosting a Web-a-thon on International Surfing Day. Read More »

As far back as 2004, the Surfrider Foundation has raised concerns about the inlet at Surfrider Beach and its effect on surfing. In addition to efforts to enhance the coastal ecosystem through wetland restoration, Surfrider Foundation’s goal has been and continues to be the development of a plan to maintain the inlet location at the west end of the lagoon. Read More »

The Surfrider Foundation announced today that World Champion surfers Kelly Slater and Stephanie Gilmore have signed on to be this year’s International Surfing Day Ambassadors. Observed globally on June 20th International Surfing Day celebrates the sport of surfing and helps raise awareness about issues facing our oceans, waves and beaches. Read More »

MA’ALAEA SAVED

05.07.12

After a twenty-three year battle, the Surfrider Foundation has announced that the famed surf break at Ma'alaea has been saved. Read More »

Today, the Surfrider Foundation and Groupon Grassroots, the philanthropic arm of Groupon, announce the launch of a local campaign to raise funds for water quality testing. Read More »

As we near the two-year anniversary of the tragic Deepwater Horizon Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, the Surfrider Foundation is releasing preliminary findings from the “State of the Beach” oil trend study. Read More »

The spring break season is underway, summer is right around the corner and this means that many people will soon flock to the beach. In honor of World Water Day, the Surfrider Foundation and Emergen-C Blue are releasing the first Blue Water Task Force Annual Report to share water quality testing results from the Foundation’s volunteer-driven testing labs. Read More »

On March 9th, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the agency responsible for licensing wave energy projects, terminated the permit process for the San Onofre Wave Energy Farm, due to the applicant’s inability to prepare the required baseline information that would be needed for a license application. This process termination halts the project indefinitely. Read More »

The Surfrider Foundation announced today that it will be offering a special membership package in celebration of World Water Day. For one day only, March 22nd, supporters will receive a free limited edition World Water Day t-shirt when they join or renew their memberships or make a donation to the Surfrider Foundation. Read More »

The Surfrider Foundation was alarmed this week when the Obama Administration released their FY2013 EPA budget. Among the notable cuts was the elimination of the $9.9 million federal Beach Grant Program. Read More »

In celebration next month’s World Water Day, the Surfrider Foundation, Teva and GoPro are teaming up to host what may be one of the most unique video challenge ever; The 3 Second Movie Contest. Read More »

On Saturday, the Surfrider Foundation’s Board of Directors and Staff gathered at the Talega Golf Club in San Clemente to honor their 2011 Wavemakers. This annual awards ceremony honors individuals and companies for their outstanding volunteer efforts and support during the previous year to help the Foundation fulfill its mission of protecting oceans, waves and beaches. Read More »

Today, Envirosax unveils its new Surfrider Foundation limited edition collection of gorgeous water-inspired reusable bags featuring artwork from the Foundation’s friends Ned Evans, Robb Havassy and Melinda Morey. Read More »

The Surfrider Foundation announced this week that it has teamed up with Hawaii’s Torrey Meister to try and win this year’s Innersection film competition. Read More »

Grab your surfboard and get ready to celebrate International Surfing Day on Wednesday, June 20th. Read More »

Last week at the Global Wave Conference in San Sebastian, Spain, the Surfrider Foundation and Surf-First released the inaugural U.S. Surf Economics Report, which provides demographic and economic characterizations of surfers at the national, regional, state and surf break levels. The report is designed assist coastal activists in demonstrating the importance of surfers to coastal economies. Read More »

The Blue Water Task Force Presented by Emergen-C monitors bacteria levels at beaches and freshwater sites, and compares them to federal water quality standards established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to protect public health in recreational waters. Read More »

In anticipation of the World Tour coming to San Francisco, the Surfrider Foundation announced today that it will host the official Rip Curl Pro Search Kick Off Party at Mezzanine November 1st with lo-fi garage rocker Ty Segall and the recently reunited Kut U Up featuring Transworld SURF Editor-in-Chief Chris Cote. Read More »

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