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SURFRIDER FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH AVP FOR 2012-2013 SEASONS

August 20 2012

The Surfrider Foundation and Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) announced today a strategic, fully-integrated partnership for the 2012-2013 seasons as part of the “AVP Serve & Protect America’s Beaches™ Program.” Read More »

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION ACTIVISTS JOIN IN 3RD ANNUAL HANDS ACROSS THE SAND

August 04 2012

“The massive turnout for the Hands Across the Sand today shows that people oppose the risky practice of offshore drilling and understand that we need to seek real solutions to our energy crisis including increased efficiency, conservation and renewable alternatives,” said Pete Stauffer, Surfrider Foundation’s Ocean Program Manager. Read More »

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION ACTIVISTS JOIN HANDS AGAINST OFFSHORE DRILLING

July 19 2012

On Saturday, August 4, Surfrider Foundation activists will join hands on beaches and in parks across America to oppose offshore drilling and support alternative energy sources in the Third Annual Hands Across The Sand. Read More »

CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY RECOGNIZES INTERNATIONAL SURFING DAY

June 18 2012

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 »

INTERNATIONAL SURFING DAY MEMBERSHIP SPECIALS ANNOUNCED

June 12 2012

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 »

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION, TRANSWORLD SURF AND SME HOST INTERNATIONAL SURFING DAY WEB-A-THON

May 21 2012

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

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION LOOKS FOR ALTERNATIVES TO MALIBU INLET ISSUE

May 17 2012

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 »

WORLD CHAMPION SURFERS KELLY SLATER AND STEPHANIE GILMORE SIGN ON TO BE ISD AMBASSADORS

May 08 2012

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

May 07 2012

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

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH GROUPON GRASSROOTS FOR WATER QUALITY TESTING

April 16 2012

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 »

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION RELEASES FINDINGS OF GULF OIL DISASTER STUDY

April 16 2012

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 »

BLUE WATER TASK FORCE REPORT REVEALS TRENDS IN COASTAL WATER QUALITY

March 21 2012

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 »

SURFRIDER SUPPORTS FERC DECISION TO TERMINATE PERMIT PROCESS FOR SAN ONOFRE WAVE ENERGY FARM

March 16 2012

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 »

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION SPECIAL WORLD WATER MEMBERSHIP TO INCLUDE TEVA FUSE-ION SHOES

March 12 2012

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 »

SURFRIDER OPPOSES ELIMINATION OF FEDERAL BEACH GRANT PROGRAM

February 16 2012

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 »

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THREE-SECOND MOVIE CONTEST

February 13 2012

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 »

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION HONORS 2011 WAVEMAKERS

February 06 2012

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 »

ENVIROSAX RELEASES LIMITED-EDITION LINE TO BENEFIT SURFRIDER FOUNDATION

January 30 2012

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 »

TORREY MEISTER TEAMS UP WITH SURFRIDER

January 17 2012

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 »

8th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SURFING DAY RETURNS JUNE 20

January 11 2012

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

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