Archive for May, 2011

Waiting For Surf by Elisabeth Sullivan

May 9th, 2011

This beautiful piece entitled, “Waiting For Surf” is an acrylic on canvas (24″ x 18″). The artist Elisabeth Sullivan has been a Surfrider member and supporter for about 6 years and this is her 2nd showing at the… more »

Pacific Beach Cleanup

May 7th, 2011

We had a special beach cleanup on Friday, May 6, and 1075 butts were collected in PB. Thank you volunteers! more »

April calls on the hotline

May 7th, 2011

Thanks to the concerned citizens for calling into the HOTYB hotline in April 2011. We had 213 calls about this ongoing issue! more »

smoking banned in NYC parks

May 6th, 2011

interesting article re banning smoking in NYC parks – http://community.nytimes.com/comments/www.nytimes.com/2011/05/06/opinion/06siegel.html the author says that the ban was put in place because of 2nd hand smoke, not litter…although we all know that the litter is as if not more… more »

Beinvenue by Susan Wickstrand

May 5th, 2011

Long-time art gala donor and Surfrider supporter, Susan Wickstrand, gives us this one-of-a-kind piece. “Beinvenue” is an original oil, india ink and encaustic collage on a wood panel. more »

Beinvenue by Susan Wickstrand

May 5th, 2011

Long-time art gala donor and Surfrider supporter, Susan Wickstrand, gives us this one-of-a-kind piece. “Beinvenue” is an original oil, india ink and encaustic collage on a wood panel. more »

Mission Bay butts collected

May 4th, 2011

Thanks to the volunteers on 4/30/11 for cleaning up 3,960 cigarette butts at Mission Beach! And to the clean up coordinators for counting this data. more »

Surfboard Mosaic

May 3rd, 2011

Entitled “Rusty No More”, Amber Irwin’s stunning mosaic turns an old Rusty surfboard into a work of art. You have to see this piece to believe it! See more of Amber’s beautiful work at http://aridesigns.net/. more »

Water Harvesting Tour This Saturday!!

May 3rd, 2011

Water Harvesting TourSaturday, May 7th 2:00PM-2:30PMCome see water harvesting in action! Guided by Water Harvesting Professional and Permaculturist, Brook Sarson, you’ll see how a passive water harvesting techniques, combined with a 1525 gallon rainwater storage system, as well… more »

May 2nd, 2011

Surfrider Foundation to Honor California State Parks with Clean Water Award FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jim Jaffee, jjaffee@surfriderSD.orgMay 2, 2011 – San Diego, Calif. – In recognition of their longstanding efforts to preserve and protect our beaches, Surfrider… more »