Coos Bay Chapter

The Coos Bay Chapter is dedicated to the protection of oceans, waves and beaches in the greater Coos County area More Details
January 28, 2009 | No Comments

Gold Beach Beach Cleanup!

We had a great South Jetty Beach Cleanup on last Saturday the 24th. It was a little chilly, but the group managed to pick up two truck loads of garbage and recycling! Kudos to Zak, Stormy, Rob, Dave and Greg with a little late moral support from Gib and Ezra. Special thanks to SOLV for the garbage bags, the State Parks for taking one load of garbage and CTR for a 20% discount on the rest of the garbage and recycling. It’s volunteers like you that help make this world a better place, thanks again!
- Dave Lacey

January 7, 2009 | No Comments

Success on the invasive removal project!

Big Kudos to all who participated in the invasive removal project down in Port Orford last month before the holidays. Check out some of the videos online from this great event at the links below the picture. http://oregonsurfrider.ning.com/video/hubbard-creek-invasive-plant and
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdhqyT6ouww.
December 5, 2008 | No Comments

Invasive Species Knockout Bonfire December 13th

Join us for a day of work and fun! We will be removing invasive vegetation at Hubbard Creek…in exchange for your hard work, we will have a bonfire party at dusk! This event will take place rain or shine, so please dress for the weather. Participants will be required to sign a waiver. Questions can be directed to Briana by email at: http:mailtobriana@oceanresourceteam.org or phone (541) 332-0627.

November 6, 2008 | No Comments

Blue Water Task Force Launches at Pacific High School

After two training workshops with the Curt Gault’s chemistry class, the water quality lab is officially up and running at Pacific High School again for the schoolyear. The kids and new volunteers are excited to be participating in sampling from our usual locations at Hubbard Creek, Battle Rock, Port Dock, Garrison Lake outfall. The program is in partnership with Port Orford Ocean Resoucre Team through our collaborative effort on the community Stewardhip Area. Volunteer packets, coolers, sampling containers, and instructions are now available for pick up at the POORT office. Please email Briana Goodwin (briana@oceanresourceteam.org) or Charlie Plybon (cplybon@surfrider.org) for more information, or stop by the POORT Office.

September 16, 2008 | No Comments

Siuslaw Chapter Launch!

Congratulations to the Siuslaw Organizers for an extraordinary event kicking off their charter! In the coming weeks the Surfrider Foundation’s Board of Directors will be meeting and hopefully approving the charter request. Great work by all organizing members, especially the newly elected executive committee: John Tipple, Gus Gates, Richard Palmer, Brittany Getz and Ian and Heidi Jarman! With a fresh strategic plan and a Blue Water Task Force program on the way, the makings for a great chapter are in the works! Welcome to the Surfrider Foundation Chapter Network gang! Pictured at right is Gus Gates, delivering a welcome to the crowd at the End of Summer Bash.
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