May 13, 2014

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Tuesday May 13th, 2014 – 7PM
Delaware Distilling Company

Join us this coming Tuesday for our May meeting!   On the agenda:
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April 4, 2014

Great Letter on Outfall Pipe in Cape Gazette

We agree with almost everything this fellow says especially that the perception of pollution may be more important than reality in this case.  But he’s not exactly right about places like NJ and Maryland; they have ocean outfall too.  Coastal NJ has spent hundreds of millions of dollars creating more water infrastructure because of their ocean outfall pipes.  Anyway, great letter 

Dune Grass
March 23, 2014

Dune Grass Planting a Huge Success

Huge Success!!!  A big “Thank You” to everyone who could come!  DNREC estimates over 800 volunteers showed up.  The sheer magnitude of volunteers and freshly planted dune grass was a pretty cool sight to see!
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March 21, 2014

Press Conference Against the Rehoboth Outfall Pipe

We hosted a great press conference with other environmental groups to rally against the proposed Rehoboth Beach Ocean Outfall Pipe.  Thanks to the Delaware Audubon Society and the MEER Institute, as well as the Chapter’s own Gregg Rosner and Ed O’Connor.
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March 18, 2014

2014 Dune Grass Planting

Here are the details in a PDF file - Dune Grass Planting

2014 Dune Grass Planting, Volunteers Needed

Join us on Saturday, March 22nd, 9:00 AM (or anytime after) to help plant the dune grass that helps protect our shore, roads, and community.

We will be partnering with DNREC once again this year to give back a little bit to mother nature and the parks that give us so many memories and so much fun.
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January 28, 2014

The State of Surfing in Delaware

It is an understatement to say the Delaware Chapter is concerned about the impact beach replenishment is having on our surfing resources.  But without hysterics and without hyperbole, here is a factual account of where we have come from and where we are now. 
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January 13, 2014

Shored Up with Director Ben Kalina

Don’t miss Shored Up on Friday at 7PM at the Firehouse in Milton.  Details are in the flyer below.  This documentary about beach replenishment just won the Sustainability Award through the Sundance Film Festival. 
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November 8, 2013

Beach Restoration Update for Rehoboth Beach 10/23/13

REHOBOTH BEACH – October 23, 2013

Beach restoration work to reverse damage from Superstorm Sandy is moving to Rehoboth Beach this week.

WXDE-FM radio reports that about one block will be built up each day from Virginia Avenue south.
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October 24, 2013

Dewey Scooter Rally benefits Surfrider Foundation

The Dewey Beach Scooter Nation held a 2013 Dewey Beach Scooter Rally, organized by the Rev. Robert Digiacomo, Sept. 30. The proceeds from this year’s event, totaling $1,650, were donated to the Surfrider Foundation Delaware Chapter Oct. 8. Read More – Article Posted by Cape Gazette

Photo: John Morris
October 22, 2013

Rise Above Plastics

Rise Above Plastics this October and participate in our month-long initiative to raise awareness about the harms single-use plastics cause in our marine & coastal environments. Learn More