Mid-AtlanticWelcome to Surfrider in the Mid-Atlantic! Here you can find Surfrider news and information from the five states of New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia plus Washington DC. More Details
The New York City Chapter is in the second year of their Rockaway Youth Program, which allows young children to develop their ocean confidence, sense of water safety, and a responsibility to protect the ocean environment through learning how to surf. The Chapter is also very active in fighting the Williams Pipeline expansion, that will threaten air quality, water quality, and Find out what you can do to help.
Surfrider Foundation’s Eastern Long Island Chapter has just released its first ever Blue Water Task Force water quality report, looking back in time at the past three years of water quality data. Link to full report here: What’s In Your Water? The chapter is also celebrating its Fifteenth Annual Surf Movie Night, featuring the film FISHPEOPLE by Patagonia on August 2nd at Guild Hall in East Hampton.
The Jersey Shore Chapter held a rally on June 24th to save Asbury’s North End Beach from the development of a luxury hotel and condominium complex. Stay in the loop and help Save the North Beach of Asbury Park. The Chapter is also hosting a rain barrel workshop where participants will learn how to make and install their own rain barrels to save water, save money, reduce stormwater runoff, and reduce pollution. Register for the workshop here.
All in all, our chapter leaders are working tirelessly to defend what they love. Your donation goes a long way in helping Surfrider Foundation’s grassroot efforts maintain momentum. (Click here to make a donation if you’re feeling generous).