Archive for August, 2012

Press Conference Aug 28th at Moonlight Beach

Surfrider looking out for surfers…media coverage of our Surf Monitoring Program!

August 30th, 2012

The Regional Beach Sand Project II (RBSP II) will soon begin on San Diego County beaches. Surfrider held a press conference this week to announce the launch of our Surf Monitoring Progam. Check out a few of the… more »

The Drought of 2012 dubbed “a slow-motion disaster”

August 30th, 2012

An eye-opening article on how forward-thinking cities like Las Vegas, Fresno and San Antonio are leaving others (literally) in the dust with progressive water conservation practices.   Don’t Waste the Drought By CHARLES FISHMAN, Op-Ed Contributor Just as… more »

Thinking-outside-the-box article on the water cycle

August 28th, 2012

As stewards of our oceans, waves & beaches, it’s important to stay informed and come up with new ideas. Here’s an article that proposes a more holistic approach to water management. Wastewater As “Want”-water What if we could… more »

Proposed Carlsbad Desalination Plant

August 24th, 2012

For over a year, we have been promised public meetings regarding the Water Purchase Agreement for the proposed Carlsbad desalination plant and they are finally here! Please join us at one of these meetings and wear a Surfrider… more »

Hold On To Your Butt Day Arrives this Sunday, August 26th

August 22nd, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 8/21/12
 Organization: Surfrider Foundation, San Diego Chapter Website: http://surfridersd.org/ Contact: Julie Wartell E-Mail: julie@surfridersd.org Phone: (858) 204-3887 Contact: Roger Kube E-Mail: roger@surfridersd.org Phone: (619) 701-4027 Hold On To Your Butt Day Arrives this Sunday,… more »

21st Annual Paddle for Clean Water

August 21st, 2012

Mark your calendars for the 21st Annual Paddle for Clean Water on Sunday, September 16th from 9am-12pm at the Ocean Beach Pier! The Paddle For Clean Water is a non-competitive event that consists of over 1000 surfers and… more »

Ban the Bag San Diego

August 20th, 2012

A courageous young activist by the name of Evan Lewis came to our April chapter meeting to share his story and vision for a single-use plastic free San Diego.  Evan is a member of both the National Green… more »

Local Support for Bill to Ban Plastic Bags Statewide By 2015

August 14th, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 8/14/2012 Contact:  Marisa Espinoza Organization:  Surfrider Foundation, San Diego Chapter Website: http://surfridersd.org/ E-Mail: marisa@surfridersd.org Phone: (619) 370-9953   Contact:  Dan Jacobson Organization:  Environment California Website:http://environmentcalifornia.org/ E-Mail: djacobson@environmentcalifornia.org Phone: (916) 743-5536 Contact:  Christina Di Leva… more »

Surfrider Foundation, Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher to Announce Support for Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

August 13th, 2012

MEDIA ALERT MEDIA ALERT MEDIA ALERT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 8/13/2012 Contact: Marisa Espinoza Organization: Surfrider Foundation, San Diego Chapter http://surfridersd.org/ E-Mail: marisa@surfridersd.org Phone: (619) 370-9953 Contact: Dan Jacobson Organization: Environment California http://environmentcalifornia.org/ E-Mail: djacobson@environmentcalifornia.org Phone: (916) 743-5356… more »

Help Support State-Wide Plastic Legislation

August 10th, 2012

This is a huge month for our Rise Above Plastics campaign as our State representatives will be voting on two very important pieces of state-wide legislation: AB298 (Brownley) a Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban and SB568 (Lowenthal) a Ban of Expanded… more »