Mark your calendars: The East Coast Regional Surfrider meeting will take place October 11-13, 2013, location TBD. This annual meeting is a chance for Surfrider volunteers to learn effective chapter skills, gain knowledge on ocean topics, as well as meet other chapter folks and regional staff.

VA: The Virginia Beach Chapter has partnered with the East Coast Surfing Championships to make sure their surfing competition is more environmentally friendly. By going to the source of the pollution, they are ensuring that less trash will end up on the beach after the event is over!  Read more here.

CLI: The Central Long Island Chapter brought their beach cleanup into the water, by dragging chains to find hard objects below the waterline. See pictures of the weird stuff they found here.

DE: The Delaware Chapter partnered with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to have an in-person discussion about a beach fill project near a popular surf break. Reporters showed up to their Chapter meeting! Read more here.

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