Surfrider Foundation

Plastic trash make up largest items in beach cleanups

February 8, 2011 by Source

Coastkeeper, Surfrider groups report jump in collected debris, and volunteers, since ’07 By Mike Lee / SignOnSanDiego / February 7, 2011 Six of the top 10 trash items found on San Diego County’s beaches last year were made of plastic, according to data released Monday by San Diego Coastkeeper and the Surfrider Foundation San Diego Chapter. […]

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Movers and Shakers : Stefanie Sekich of The Surfrider Foundation

March 25, 2010 by Jon Carr
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A Review of Past Movers & Shakers: Originally posted April 8, 2009

by Jon Carr

Our first Mover and Shaker is Stefanie Sekich, local clean water activist and employee of The Surfrider Foundation.

Stefanie was the driving force behind the Save Trestles campaign which successfully blocked big developers and the Transportation Corridor Authority (TCA) from building a toll road through San Onofre State beach and the legendary Trestles surf spot.

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Reader Rant: Cancellation of Surfrider Clean-Water Paddle reflects take-over by ‘business-types’

September 14, 2009 by Source
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by anonymous surfer dude

Believe it or not- Surfrider – that world wide surfer organization- actually canceled Sunday’s Clean Water Paddle because they said the waves were too big! Unbelievable!

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Friday Sept 11th: Special beach clean up featuring Stefan Lessard of the Dave Matthew’s Band

September 10, 2009 by Jon Carr
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Hey folks, this Friday 9/11/09 Surfrider Foundation SD is sponsoring a special beach clean up starting at Veterans Park in Ocean Beach!

As an added bonus, Dave Matthews Band’s bass player, Stefan Lessard will be joining the effort, chatting with the volunteers and holding a special contest …

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First Annual OB Global Rockfest! Photo Gallery

April 20, 2009 by Jon Carr

By Jon Carr

We told you there would more photos to come!

Here are more pictures I took throughout the day, along with some sent to us by our friends Jeff Stone and Pat James. If anyone else would like to add to the mix, please feel free to send in your shots with a brief description.

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Environmentalists Split Over Compromise With Mayor Sanders On Sewage Waiver

January 29, 2009 by Frank Gormlie
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San Diego environmental activists are split over the compromise between a few major environmental groups and San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders on the City obtaining a waiver for the secondary treatment of its wastewater.

On January 19th it was announced that Mayor Sanders and the Sierra Club, the Surfrider Foundation and San Diego Coastkeeper had all come to an agreement on the waiver. In December of last year, the Environmental Protection Agency had granted the City a five-year waiver on having to upgrade the sewage treatment.

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