Archive for January, 2012


January 30th, 2012

This month Surfrider San Diego will launch a brand new scientific SURF MONITORING PROGRAM to establish baseline data about our local surfing resources and track their response to the influx of sand from the Regional Beach Sand Project… more »

Surfrider San Diego Presents at Southern California Water Conference

January 30th, 2012

Advocating for the prioritization of water supply options from least EMBEDDED ENERGY to the greatest and multi-benefit solutions, Surfrider San Diego was asked to present at this year’s UCLA The Future of Water in Southern California Conference last… more »

Report Shark Sightings with the Shark Research Committee

January 25th, 2012

The Shark Research Committee documents predation events and shark/human encounters by the white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, along the Pacific Coast of North America. If you would like to volunteer to assist in one or more of these research… more »

San Diego Surfrider Chapter to Monitor Costly Beach Sand Fill Projects

January 19th, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 1/19/2012 San Diego Surfrider Chapter to Monitor Costly Beach Sand Fill Projects San Diego, California – This month’s remarkable wintertime surf is a reminder San Diego County is an all-season beachgoer’s paradise, and the volume… more »

City of San Diego now offering rebates for Rain Barrels!

January 18th, 2012

Now is a great time for City of San Diego residents to go out and get that rain barrel they have always wanted.  If you have a barrel/tank purchased after January 1st, 2012, the Public Utilities Department will… more »

Sunset Cliffs named ‘disappearing’ park in need of erosion control

January 17th, 2012

Mike Lee of the Union Tribune recently published an article on the erosion issues in Sunset Cliffs National Park, which was named one of the nation’s top five “disappearing places”. Julia Chunn-Heer, Campaign Coordinator for the Surfrider Foundation… more »

That’s Not a Dolphin in the Lineup!

January 12th, 2012

Internationally recognized shark expert, Ralph Collier, of the Shark Research Committee, will be giving a presentation at our next chapter meeting on Wednesday, January 18th starting at 7pm at Forum Hall in UTC (4545 La Jolla Village Drive,… more »

Become a Core Volunteer with the Surfrider Foundation

January 11th, 2012

Our next Core Volunteer Orientation will be on Wednesday, January 25th from 6:30-8:00pm at the Encinitas Community Center (1140 Oakcrest Park Drive). Core Volunteers are the heart and soul of our organization.  They often go on to leadership… more »

Simple Tips To Protect Our Beaches

January 10th, 2012

There are basically two types of activities you could turn into your habits when it comes to protecting our beaches. The first category comprises things you can do to protect beaches while at home. The second category encompasses… more »

Ocean Friendly Gardens gears up for 2012!

January 8th, 2012

2011 was a great year for Ocean Friendly Gardens, which we capped off with an awesome Garden Assistance Program (GAP) workday in South Oceanside in December.  We had over 30 volunteers come out and get their hands dirty. … more »