Transforming passion into protection

Surfriders focus is 100% on protecting and preserving our ocean, beaches & waves.

Our Work

Our Approach

We're champions for the surf and sand

The Surfrider Foundation has a proven model for success—a playbook and a team—that transforms passion into protection. We continue to leverage that model within our network of chapters and clubs. We ensure beaches are accessible, keep our water clean, protect our ocean, preserve our coasts and keep plastic from polluting our waterways.

Why Surfrider?

We ensure that our beaches are accessible for all to enjoy.

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Clean water is vital for the health of our ocean and planet.

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We address threats like coastal development, sea walls and deteriorating coastlines.

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We focus on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), offshore oil drilling, renewable ocean energy, and marine spatial planning.

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We work to educate the public, clean up beach and ocean litter and stop more plastic from entering the ocean

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Campaigns define us.

Campaigns define us as an organization. It’s how we protect our special coastal places, ensure our ocean is healthy and wild, keep pollution out of the water and make sure every beach is clean and accessible for all to enjoy. Each and every campaign has a defined beginning, middle and end.

Priority Campaigns

Our Programs

From testing our coastal waters to ensuring that runoff stays in your garden to certifying ocean friendly restaurants, Surfrider's programs help ensure that our marine environments are protected on many different levels.

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Our Impact

We dont just play, we win.

We have the playbook and the team to create victories for our coasts. Through its history, Surfrider has a proven model of success and leverages that blueprint with our network.

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Join the movement, support the Surfrider Foundation today.

You love your ocean, your beach, your wave. This is your opportunity to put your money, time and energy where your heart is and support the Surfrider Foundation’s passionate volunteers as they work to protect 100% of our coasts.

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