Coos Bay ChapterThe Coos Bay Chapter is dedicated to the protection of oceans, waves and beaches in the greater Coos County area More Details
Local volunteers and folks visiting the Coos Bay area over the holidays have made a huge difference to Oregon’s beaches. According to the Oregon Chapter Network of Surfrider, ” Since Christmas, Oregon Chapters organized 9 beach cleanups, rallied 186 volunteers and removed an estimated 10,000 lbs of debris!”
On Saturday February 21st at 12 pm, the BLM and Surfrider Foundation will be installing 2 concrete fire pits at Bastendorff Beach. One will be placed near the restrooms that are mid-beach at Bastendorff, and the second will be placed on the edge of the South Jetty Parking lot. Meet us near the restrooms mid-beach at Bastendorff.
The Coos Bay chapter of Surfrider Foundation is pleased to offer scholarships for individuals planning to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in an Environmental or Natural Science field. Applications must be postmarked by May 3, 2015 to be eligble for consideration.
For further details about the Scholarship, download the Announcement and Application below:
On the first Friday of every month, from 5 – 7:30 pm, the Coos Bay Surfriders pour wine at the First Friday Wine Walk at Waxers Surf and Skate. Pick up your commemorative wine glass and map for a $10 donation at the Coos Bay Visitor Center. The funds raised support local non-profit organizations. Then stroll down and visit us at Waxers.
The Bandon High School QUAD Club has been busy working on a project to reduce single use styrofoam lunch containers in their cafeteria called “Loam Not Foam”. The goal is to replace the styrofoam with compostable containers that can be turned back into soil and ultimately be used the school’s native garden project!