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September 18, 2014

Volunteers Needed for Up and Coming Events

Delaware Coastal Cleanup – September 20th – 9AM – Noon
Northside Indian River Inlet – Need 10-15 Volunteers to help beautify

Dogfish Dash!- September 28th, 7:30AM – 12PM
Milton, Delaware – Need 5-6 Volunteers – First to email us gets first dibs. Spots will fill fast!!!

Delaware Coast Day – October 5 – details to be announced

Sea Witch Parade – October 25th – WE WILL HAVE A FLOAT THIS YEAR!
We will need folks willing to wear some wetsuits and carry boards with the float.  We have some other ideas brewing!!  We need as many volunteers to make a presence as possible.

Please contact our NEW Volunteer Coordinator Dominic at volunteercoordinator@delaware.surfrider.org to sign up.

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September 18, 2014

Delaware Coastal Cleanup – September 20th

Delaware Coastal Cleanup – September 20th – 9AM – Noon
Northside Indian River Inlet – Need 10-15 Volunteers to help beautify

Please contact our NEW Volunteer Coordinator Dominic atvolunteercoordinator@delaware.surfrider.org to sign up.

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September 16, 2014

FREE! Screen of “Shored Up” the Movie in Bethany

Movie begins at 7pm, Thursday September 18th, South Coastal Library and Culture Center, 43 Kent Ave, Bethany Beach, Delaware 19930
Shored Up is a documentary that asks tough questions about our coastal communities and our relationship to the land. What will a rising sea do to our homes, our businesses, and the survival of our communities?
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September 11, 2014

Big news out of California.

Posted Aug 28th 2014

VICTORY! Moments ago, in a landmark decision, the California State Legislature (in a 44-29 vote) banned single-use plastic bags, making California the first state to outlaw single-use plastic bags.
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September 11, 2014

OCMD to restrict smoking on beaches and boardwalk.

BREAKING NEWS: OC Council Votes 4-3 To Restrict Smoking On Beach, Boardwalk
After a presentation this afternoon at City Hall, the Ocean City Council voted 4-3 to move to ordinance form smoking regulations for the beach and Boardwalk.
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September 11, 2014

BODYBOARDING BANNED IN ROCKAWAY BEACH, NY

NYC Parks Department makes dubious history for ocean-facing international cities following Bertha.

By Matt Pruett


The NYC Parks department just outlawed the use of bodyboards at city beaches.
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September 11, 2014

Looks like Holland might be getting an ocean outfall pipe, too.

 

Photo from Surfrider Foundation Holland’s post

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July 15, 2014

Delaware’s beach building line stuck in past

Molly Murray, The News Journal – 10:52 p.m. EDT July 9, 2014

A lot has changed along the Delaware coast over the last 33 years, but the building line, a benchmark to protect sand dunes and keep homes and buildings out of them, is not one of them.

In recent months, a panel of building officials, coastal residents, contractors and state regulators have been meeting to look at a regulatory revision…Full Story

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July 11, 2014

Did you see this Sundays Delaware News Journal?!?! FRONT PAGE

We know you saw Sunday’s Delaware News Journal FRONT PAGE story on the Rehoboth Outfall controversy.  But did you see the  fantastic spread of TEAM SURFGIMP on the inside. A great edition for lovers of our coast.

 

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July 11, 2014

Researchers seek to stem tide of surf injuries

By Ryan Mavity | Jul 11, 2014

Beebe reports early summer surf injuries double over last year.

Researchers with Delaware Sea Grant, Beebe Healthcare and Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control are studying surf conditions to develop a model to better prevent surf injuries.

Doctors at Beebe Healthcare’s emergency department report surf injuries in June were double last year’s total for the month… Full Story

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