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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 »

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION RELEASES UNITED STATES SURF ECONOMICS REPORT

November 03 2011

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 »

EMERGEN-C BLUE & SURFRIDER FOUNDATION PARTNER TO IMPROVE WATER QUALITY AT BEACHES & COASTAL AREAS

November 02 2011

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 »

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION HOSTS OFFICIAL RIP CURL PRO SEARCH KICK OFF PARTY NOVEMBER 1 AT MEZZANINE

October 11 2011

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 »

RISE ABOVE PLASTICS THIS OCTOBER WITH THE SURFRIDER FOUNDATION

September 28 2011

Join the Surfrider Foundation and Rusty as they celebrate Raptoberfest – a month long initiative to raise awareness about the harms of single-use plastics in our marine and coastal environments. Throughout the month, the Surfrider Foundation will host a variety of activations, special contests and membership offerings. Read More »

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION ISSUES STATEMENT ON TOLL ROAD COMPLETION AND JOBS

September 15 2011

Job creation study not reflective of similar, yet less costly and more effective alternatives. Read More »

CELEBRITY SURFERS RAISE $50,000 FOR THE SURFRIDER FOUNDATION

September 12 2011

Not even the dark sky and rain could stop celebrity surfers from hitting the water on September 10th to raise funds and awareness for the Surfrider Foundation at the 6th Annual Celebrity Expression Session presented by Cali Bamboo. Read More »

MAINE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF STRONGER PUBLIC BEACH ACCESS RIGHTS

August 29 2011

The Surfrider Foundation won an important victory on August 25 when the Maine Supreme Judicial Court unanimously ruled in William A. McGarvey Jr. et al. v. Steven R. Whittredge et al. that private ownership rights in the intertidal lands do not allow oceanfront property owners to exclude the public from crossing the wet sand to reach the ocean in order to SCUBA dive or run a SCUBA diving business. Read More »

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION APPEALS OCEAN DESALINATION TRIAL DECISION

August 19 2011

The Surfrider Foundation filed appeal today of Superior Court Judge Judith F. Hayes’ ruling siding with the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board’s determination to allow “open ocean” intake to withdraw seawater for an ocean desalination facility on the Carlsbad coast, the largest ever planned in the United States, and the first to be scrutinized by the California courts. The issue will now go to the Court of Appeal in the 4th Appellate District, which covers San Diego. Read More »

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH ECO SKIN CARE

August 04 2011

The Surfrider Foundation announced today that it has partnered with ECO Skin Care Inc., as its exclusive sunscreen partner. Read More »

CELEBRITIES SURF FIRST POINT AT THE SURFRIDER FOUNDATION’S 6TH ANNUAL CELEBRITY EXPRESSION SESSION

July 25 2011

Join celebrities from film, music and television at Malibu’s Surfrider Beach on Saturday, September 10 as they surf First Point in the Surfrider Foundation’s 6th Annual Celebrity Expression Session presented by Cali Bamboo. The hour-long free surf gives participants the opportunity to demonstrate their surfing skills on Malibu’s famous wave, while raising funds and awareness for the organization. Read More »

ONE WEEK LEFT IN THE CALI BAMBOO, SURFRIDER FOUNDATION NATIONAL GREENSCAPE CHALLENGE

July 22 2011

Inspired by Surfrider Foundation’s Ocean Friendly Gardens campaign, contestants are encouraged to submit their sustainable landscaping project that includes photos and a brief description on the contest page by July 31. Read More »

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION JOINS GLOBAL PROTEST AGAINST OFFSHORE DRILLING

June 25 2011

Surfrider Foundation activists today joined tens of thousands of people across the country and around the world in protesting the expansion of offshore drilling. As part of the international Hands Across the Sand movement, citizens joined hands at hundreds of local events to express opposition to offshore drilling and support for clean energy. Read More »

7th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SURFING DAY KICKS OFF SUMMER

June 20 2011

Today, surfers worldwide kicked off summer by paddling out and giving back to our oceans, waves and beaches in celebration of the 7th Annual International Surfing Day, sponsored by Barefoot Wine. Read More »

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