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This Memorial Day Weekend, Surfrider Releases National Guidance on Beach Access During COVID-19


The Surfrider Foundation, in conjunction with an expert task force, launches a Beach Access Guidance Report detailing recommendations on how to safely reopen America’s beaches

Surfrider Foundation Releases Clean Water Report as America’s Beaches Start to Reopen


The Surfrider Foundation today released its annual Clean Water Report to protect public health and clean water as beaches across the nation start to reopen.

U.S. Supreme Court Decision Upholds Clean Water Act Protections


The highest court in the nation decided in favor of the Surfrider Foundation to defend clean water for all people

Coastal Recreation and Tourism Leaders Demand Urgent Federal Action on Climate Change


The Surfrider Foundation and recreation industry leaders will present a surfboard with thousands of signatures to elected officials demanding immediate action on the climate crisis

Surfrider Foundation supports strong new federal legislation to tackle the plastic pollution crisis


Surfrider applauds introduction of the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2020 by U.S. Senator Tom Udall and U.S. Representative Alan Lowenthal

New Report Shows the Land and Water Conservation Fund’s Lasting Impact


The federal fund has helped protect parks, beaches, and trails in every U.S. state without using funds from taxpayers.

2019 State of the Beach Report: Majority of States Are Not Prepared for Climate Change Impacts


Analysis from the Surfrider Foundation finds that only 26% of states earned above a ‘C’ average when graded on policies to protect the nation’s coastlines

The Seas are Rising and So Are We: Vissla and Surfrider debut a wetsuit they never want to make


The Seas are Rising and So Are We: Vissla and Surfrider debut a wetsuit they never want to make a reality to turn the tide against climate change

Kim Johnson honored at Surfrider’s One Ocean benefit in Orange County to protect the coasts


Limited tickets now available to join Kim and Jack Johnson, Lukas Nelson and celebrity chef Ed Kenney on Oct. 5 to support clean water and healthy beaches.

Plastic Pollution Policy Expert Jennie Romer Joins the Surfrider Foundation


With more than a decade of experience as an attorney and sustainability consultant who has worked to drive effective legislation and decrease single-use plastic bags, Jennie will lead Surfrider’s policy efforts and litigation to reduce plastic pollution at local, state and national levels.

Jack Johnson and ocean enthusiasts support ‘United States and Oceans of America’ this 4th of July


Leading up to the most patriotic day of the year, thousands of ocean enthusiasts across the country unite to protect the United States and Oceans of America

Join global celebrations on International Surfing Day, June 15


Surfrider’s ISD events will take place worldwide in recognition of surfing and the protection of our ocean and coasts

Protecting Clean Water and Public Health this World Water Day


In recognition of World Water Day, the Surfrider Foundation today released its definitive annual Clean Water Report to protect public health and clean water.

Surfrider’s 2019 One Ocean fundraising events honor ‘Women Making Waves’


Ocean conservation leaders Kim Johnson and Jayma Cardoso are celebrated for exceptional contributions to clean water and healthy beaches

Coastal recreation and tourism leaders meet with federal leaders in D.C. to oppose offshore drilling


Surfrider Foundation chapters and the recreation industry express opposition to new offshore drilling and present a surfboard covered in signatures as a symbol of bipartisan solidarity.

Surfrider and LightHawk join forces during king tides for glimpse into future sea level rise


The Surfrider Foundation and LightHawk joined forces on January 22 to capture a glimpse of the future of sea level rise and climate change impacts. The nationwide flights were conducted to capture high-level views of rising tides to motivate elected officials and local communities to proactively improve coastal management for the future.

REEF and Surfrider launch international expansion of Better Beach Alliance program


REEF and the Surfrider Foundation have joined forces to launch the international expansion of the Better Beach Alliance program to protect clean water and healthy beaches.

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