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SUPPORT SURFRIDER FOUNDATION THIS WORLD OCEANS MONTH

06.03.14

June is World Oceans Month and Surfrider is raising awareness about the increasingly damaging effects that pollution, habitat loss, development and climate change have on our oceans.

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION UNVEILS INTERNATIONAL SURFING DAY

05.01.14

Celebrating 10-Years of Stoke on June 20

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION LAWSUIT TO OPEN MARTIN’S BEACH GOES TO TRIAL

04.30.14

Public participation encouraged on Monday May 5

VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA CONTINUES COMMITMENT TO SURFRIDER FOUNDATION

03.31.14

Surfrider Foundation and Volkswagen’s Think Blue.® Campaign Promote Clean Water

DROP INTO CLEAN WATER THIS WORLD WATER DAY WITH THE SURFRIDER FOUNDATION

03.11.14

Tweet-to-win a prize pack valued at more than $350

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION LOOKS TO CONGRESS AS US BEACHES FALL VICTIM TO FEDERAL BUDGET AGAIN

03.05.14

White House proposes to eliminate all funding for beach water testing and public health protection program.

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION CONTESTS PLANS FOR SEISMIC TESTING IN THE ATLANTIC

02.27.14

The Surfrider Foundation is deeply dismayed by the final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) released today by the Federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION HONORS 2013 WAVEMAKERS

02.27.14

On Saturday, February 22, The Surfrider Foundation’s Board of Directors and Staff gathered at the Talega Golf Club in San Clemente, Calif., to honor individuals and companies for their outstanding efforts and support in 2013 to fulfill the Foundation's mission of protecting oceans, waves and beaches.

WATER CONSERVATION TIPS FROM THE SURFRIDER FOUNDATION

02.14.14

The Surfrider Foundation [surfrider.org], a leading non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s oceans, waves and beaches, is working with communities, affected states and other agencies to help address the west-coast drought and set a precedent for water conservation and quality nationwide.

NATIONAL BEACH WATER QUALITY PROGRAM RESTORED

01.16.14

Congress has passed a federal budget that includes funding for the BEACH Act Grants program that supports beach water quality monitoring and ensures national safety standards are followed at beaches across the country.

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION JOINS NATIONAL #GIVINGTUESDAY MOVEMENT

12.03.13

After everyone has spent a day of giving thanks and a day of getting deals, Surfrider Foundation is proud to join the national #GivingTuesday movement to encourage people to spend with a purpose.

ADVOCATES ANNOUNCE REVAMPED COASTAL COMMISSION VOTE CHART

11.21.13

Today, the Surfrider Foundation, WILDCOAST and Environment California launch ActCoastal, the citizen engagement campaign as part of the California Coast Accountability Project. www.ActCoastal.org ActCoastal will empower millions of Californians who support coastal protection to engage effectively with the California Coastal Commission and have a voice in important decisions that matter to them and to the future of the state. The California Coastal Commission is mandated under state law to protect the California coast and to ensure that everyone can access and enjoy it.

A GOLDEN TICKET OPPORTUNITY TO WIN A FIREWIRE SURFBOARD

11.19.13

“I’ve got a golden ticket, I’ve got a golden ticket,” is what you’ll be singing this holiday season when you give the gift of a Surfrider Foundation membership. But will your golden ticket be the winning golden ticket for a Firewire surfboard?

THE INERTIA RELEASES FILM ON SURFRIDER FOUNDATION’S BATTLE FOR BEACH ACCESS

09.25.13

It’s one thing to read about a hard fought battle, it’s another thing to watch it unfold. The Inertia is breathing new life into the story of Martin’s Beach by releasing “Martin’s 5: Battle For The Beach.” This eight-minute film highlights the Surfrider Foundation’s campaign to keep the beach open to the public for everyone’s enjoyment and use.

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION & TEVA TEAM UP FOR “RISE ABOVE PLASTICS MONTH” THIS OCTOBER

09.03.13

The Surfrider Foundation and Teva are excited to announce the return of “Rise Above Plastics Month” in October. The goal of the month is to educate people on the threats single-use plastics pose to our marine environments, and challenge them to reduce their plastic footprint by making simple changes in their daily lives.

VINTAGE VOLKSWAGEN ENTHUSIASTS THINK BLUE. AT THE 15TH ANNUAL AIRHEAD PARTS HWY 1 TREFFEN VW CRUISE

07.22.13

On Aug. 2, dozens of vintage Volkswagen enthusiasts will hit the road for the nation’s longest, and longest running, annual Treffen (German for “gathering”) and cruise for a cause: clean water. Participants will be driving air-cooled, rear-engine Volkswagen models in the 15th annual Airhead Parts Hwy 1 Treffen Vintage VW Cruise and Car Show.

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION ISSUES STATEMENT ON HOUSE PASSAGE OF THE OFFSHORE ENERGY & JOBS ACT

06.28.13

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Offshore Energy and Jobs Act (HR 2231), which would dramatically expand offshore drilling in U.S. waters. The bill would require new drilling off Southern California, Virginia, South Carolina, and Alaska, and overall require a doubling of offshore domestic oil production. The Surfrider Foundation's Ocean Program Manager, Pete Stauffer, issued the following statement in reaction to the decision.

CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY RECOGNIZES INTERNATIONAL SURFING DAY

06.24.13

In celebration of International Surfing Day, which took place on Thursday, June 20th, the Surfrider Foundation announced today that the California State Assembly passed House Resolution No. 19 with 49 co-authors to recognize 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.

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