Emerald Coast Chapter

We are the beach people. The surfers, paddle boarders, kayakers, fishermen, swimmers, beach runners, and walkers. We are activists who want to protect the ocean environment, and our access to it! The ocean and beaches are our playground! More Details
Access Sign Miramar Beach
March 14, 2016

Support Beach Access in Walton County!

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November 12, 2015

Join us Monday, Nov. 16th!

We’re holding our November Chapter Meeting on Monday, November 16th. We’re talking beach access, the Surfrider Skatepark, and much more. Join us!

What: Surfrider November Chapter Meeting

Who: Everyone!

When: November 16th, 6:30pm

More: More information!


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October 7, 2015

Calling All Volunteers!

We have lots of opportunities for volunteers, and we need your help!

Beach Access Committee: Tired of no-trespassing signs on your beach? Then this is the committee for you! We’re working on improving beach access for everyone in the Emerald Coast area.

Chapter Executive Committee: Become a member of the leadership team! Positions on the Executive Committee include: Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and Volunteer Coordinator. Help grow the chapter, plan campaigns, organize events and build the future of the Emerald Coast Chapter!

Beach Cleanup Organizer: Do you have a passion for picking up plastic? We are looking for beach cleanup organizers. We’ll bring the gloves and buckets, you pick the beach and help get out the word!

If you’re interested in serving in any capacity, email Holly to learn more!

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September 28, 2015

Every Day is Beach Clean Up Day!

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Tabling Pic
September 10, 2015

Upcoming Events

September 23rd: Beach Access Committee Meeting
Destin Surf Hut, 6pm Central

September 24th: Fall Kickoff Chapter Meeting
Pizza by the Sea- Gulf Place, 6pm Central

September 8, 2015

September E-Newsletter!

Did you miss our latest e-newsletter? Follow the link for more information!

Beach Cleanup 1
August 25, 2015

Call for volunteers!

It’s back to school time and we’re getting back to work after a great summer of sun and sand! We are actively recruiting volunteers to serve on committees and our Executive Committee. Please consider volunteering to help grow our chapter and our capacity!

Beach Access Committee

Rise Above Plastics Committee

Beach Monitoring Coalition

June 25, 2015

Oil Spill Science Presentations

Sea Grant Oil Presentations

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June 24, 2015

New Coastal Monitoring Training Session!

The Surfrider Foundation’s Emerald Coast Chapter is partnering with knowledgeable and experienced coastal monitoring experts to bring you a first of its kind training session. Find out important information on endangered coastal species, beach pollution, coastal erosion, post-storm observations, and oil related impacts.

What: Beach monitoring training session
When: Saturday, July 18th, 9:30-11:00a.m.
Where: Perdido Key Visitor’s Center & Chamber of Commerce
15500 Perdido Key Dr.
Pensacola, FL 32507
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Who: Everyone!


May 28, 2015

International Surfing Day


Join the Emerald Coast Chapter and Fluid Surf Shop as we celebrate International Surfing Day on June 20th!

WHAT: International Surfing Day Celebration: pot luck BBQ, picnic, and beach evening, surf, SUP, skim.

WHERE: Seashore Beachwalk, 530 Santa Rosa Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach (Okaloosa Island at County Beach Access #3)

WHEN: June 20th, 6pm ’till….

WHO: Everyone! Bring your friends and family!

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