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a message from the chair

August 12th, 2015

Dear Surfrider Supporter, Over thirty years ago a group of surfers from Malibu, California, were concerned about the health risks associated with environmental threats posed by escalating coastal development at their favorite surf spot. They took action. Not… more »

Into The Gyre Screening August 11th

August 4th, 2015

Join the Rise Above Plastics committee on Tuesday, August 11th at 7pm for a screening of Into the Gyre at Amplified AleWorks. Amplified Ale Works is a certified Ocean Friendly Restaurant and is doing a lot to reduce the amount of waste that ends up on our beaches. Into… more »

Love Your Beach Day

July 30th, 2015

Join our No Border Sewage committee and Urban Surf 4 Kids for “Love Your Beach Day” in Imperial Beach on Saturday, August 29th, from 9am-2pm. We will be meeting on the north side of Imperial Beach Pier at… more »

Save the Date: 24th Annual Paddle for Clean Water

July 27th, 2015

SAVE THE DATE for the Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter’s 24th Annual Paddle for Clean Water on Sunday, September 27th from 9am-12pm in Ocean Beach. The event will feature hundreds of surfers and ocean enthusiasts paddling around the… more »

No BS June 28th Cleanup – Styrofoam Wasteland

July 23rd, 2015

Styrofoam, styrofoam, styrofoam… Oh that ubiquitous, white, ever-spreading stuff that seems to just crumble into a thousand tiny little pieces, yet never disappear. From a distance, it starts to look like snow or large chunks of ice. Except,… more »

Surfrider Volunteers Collect 2,140 Pounds of Trash at the Morning After Mess Beach Cleanup

July 5th, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 07/05/15  Contact: Mandy Sackett Chapter Manager, Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter E-Mail: mandy@surfridersd.org Phone: (440) 749-6845 Website: www.surfridersd.org Surfrider Volunteers Collect 2,140 Pounds of Trash at the Morning After Mess Beach Cleanup SAN… more »

Surfrider Volunteers Tackle San Diego’s Post-Fourth of July Morning After Mess

June 29th, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 06/29/15   Contact: Mandy Sackett Chapter Manager, Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter E-Mail: mandy@surfridersd.org Phone: (440) 749-6845 Website: www.surfridersd.org   Surfrider Volunteers Tackle San Diego’s Post-Fourth of July Morning After Mess   SAN… more »

#MyBag Social Media Campaign

June 24th, 2015

#MyBag Social Media Campaign Californians use over 13 billion single-use plastic bags every year. These lightweight bags blow out of trashcans and landfills and end up in our oceans and waterways. They attract toxins, breakdown into smaller pieces… more »

Stone 19th Anniversary Celebration Volunteer Opportunity

June 23rd, 2015

Sign up to volunteer at the Stone 19th Anniversary Celebration here! The Stone 19th Anniversary Celebration is taking place on Saturday, August 15th at the California State University San Marcos. We’ll be serving up some delicious craft beer… more »

Chapter Meeting July 30th at the Tijuana Estuary Visitor Center

June 23rd, 2015

Join us for our next quarterly chapter meeting on Thursday, July 30th from 6:30–8:30pm at the Tijuana Estuary Visitor Center, located at 301 Caspian Way, Imperial Beach, CA 91932. Guests will receive complimentary food and drink. This meeting will… more »