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hotyb
February 1, 2014

Some butts aren’t nice to look at

As the February 5th Parks Commission meeting on tobacco free parks approaches, we hope you’ll remind them that not all butts are nice to look at – on the beach especially!

Butts PSA from Surfrider Foundation on Vimeo.

TsunamiTF
January 30, 2014

Oregon Conservation Network: Priorities for a Healthy Oregon

Oregon’s 2014 Legislative session is upon us. The Surfrider Foundation is an active member of the Oregon Conservation Network (OCN), which is coordinated by the Oregon League of Conservation Voters Education Fund. Over 40 Oregon conservation organizations work together in the Legislature on shared Priorities for a Healthy Oregon. Together, we pass pro-conservation laws, protect our unique quality of life, and ensure a better Oregon for our children.
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January 21, 2014

King Tides 2014 – Snap a Pic!

It’s that time again, January 29-31 the King Tides return with the highest tides of 2014. The King Tide photo initiative is an international effort which aims to document flooded areas through citizen photography during the highest tides of the year. Like snapshots into the future, the photos and documentation will help us better visualize and plan for coastal communities susceptible to sea level rise, coastal flooding and hazards.
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Looking North to Heceta Head & Cape Perpetua
January 18, 2014

Eugene Screening of Ocean Frontiers 1/23

Ocean Frontiers is an inspiring story of citizens working together for healthier economies and seas. Plan to attend this special screening on January 23rd at the UO School of Law. Following the film, a panel with local experts will discuss the relevance of the film and report accomplishments, there will also be a reception with live music, beer, wine & refreshments.
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webcoos1
January 16, 2014

Foam Trash Plagues Coos Bay Beaches

February 1 update, go here. New Years for Coos Bay brought 50-60ft sections of a privately owned dock to Lighthouse Beach presenting homeowners, beach-lovers and natural resource agencies with criminal loads of plastic foam (polystyrene a.k.a “white trash”) within the marine and beach environment and along personal property. While OPRD and volunteers have been desperately working around the clock to remove what they can, the white trash continues to break apart into smaller and smaller fragments, being released into the marine waters and coastline like a ship spewing oil.

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TopOCape
January 10, 2014

UO Public Interest Environmental Law Conference coming soon…

The Public Interest Environmental Law Conference is the premier annual gathering for environmentalists worldwide, and is distinguished as the oldest and largest of its kind. The Conference historically unites more than 3,000 activists, attorneys, students, scientists, and concerned citizens from over 50 countries around the globe to share their experience and expertise. Mark your calendars for February 27th thru March 2nd in Eugene and plan to attend the 32nd annual PIELC!
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