Ocean Protection, Ocean Energy
March 09 2014

Hands Across the Sand: Coming to a Beach Near You on May 17!

by Pete Stauffer

Do you want to see our coasts protected from offshore drilling? Then sign up to participate in Hands Across the Sand on May 17, 2014!

Hands Across the Sand is an international grassroots event that brings people together to oppose new offshore oil drilling and promote a clean energy future. The Surfrider Foundation is an official sponsor of the event and our participation is a cornerstone of our Not the Answer campaign. Last year we were thrilled to join thousands of participants in making our voices heard.

The premise of the event is simple: on May 17 at 12pm local time people will join hands for 15 minutes on beaches around the world to champion clean energy solutions to our filthy fuels problem. All events are organized locally by volunteers and the event website provides most of the resources that you will need.

So visit the Hands Across the Sand website today and sign up to organize an event at your local beach! www.handsacrossthesand.com/

With Congress considering legislation to expand oil and gas development off our coasts, now is the time to join the grassroots movement to protect our coastlines from risky drilling practices!

To access Surfrider's Hands Across the Sand Toolkit, please visit Chapternet. For more information or support, please contact Pete Stauffer at (503) 887-0514 or pstauffer at surfrider.org.

See you on the beach on May 17th!