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Oceans Of Garbage

August 10, 2012
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Oceans of Garbage – Why people are eating their own trash Created by: MastersDegree.net

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Beach Cleanup – Horace Caldwell Pier – 7/14/2012

June 26, 2012
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Surfrider Foundation Central Texas Chapter is stoked to announce a cleanup on their adopted 1 mile stretch of beach at Horace Caldwell Pier in Port Aransas. We will be cleaning the beach on July 14th, 2012, from 9-11 AM, followed by a beach day with surfing and a bbq. A group of members will...

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International Surfing Day 2012

June 5, 2012
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We are stoked to announce that the Surfrider Foundation Central Texas Chapter will be hosting a paddle out and cleanup at Barton Creek in celebration of the 8th Annual International Surfing Day on June 20th. Observed globally on June 20th International Surfing Day celebrates the sport of surfing and helps raise awareness about issues...

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Volunteer Opportunity: Lady Bird Lake Cleanup – Saturday June 9th

May 16, 2012
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Lucha Libre guarding the trash collected at our lady bird lake cleanup in April 12'

It’s almost summer in Austin and what a better way to show your love for Austin than by participating in our first cleanup of the Summer! Join the Surfrider Foundation Central Texas Chapter along with hundreds of volunteers as they have a rewarding morning searching high and low for every last bit of trash...

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Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project 5/12/2012

April 19, 2012
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The Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project, now in its sixth year, helps keep beaches, rivers and lakes across America “barefoot friendly.”  In 2012, Barefoot Wine and the Surfrider Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protection and enjoyment of the world’s oceans, waves and beaches, along with community volunteers, are embarking on a tour of...

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Supreme Court kills Texas tradition of open beaches on West Galveston

April 4, 2012
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Carol Severance's house in Bermuda Beach Subdivision, Galveston. Septic tanks on the beach, a Texas tradition that has been endorsed by our state Supreme Court. PHOTO: Ellis Pickett

In case you haven’t heard, the Open Beaches Act has been gutted, and a constitutional amendment along with centuries of tradition have been tossed aside by the Texas Supreme Court. To stay up to date on issues you can join the group Occupy the Texas Coast!, and here is the press release from the Texas...

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The Pablo Cruz Ping Pong Classic

February 21, 2012
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We are excited to announce that Wahoo’s Fish Taco and Ticketbud are throwing an amazing event this Sunday, February 26th, with all of the proceeds benefiting the Surfrider Foundation Central Texas Chapter. The Pablo Cruz Classic will be one for the ages, and you can view all of the details and RSVP for the...

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Pictures and Recap: Lady Bird Lake Cleanup – 2/11/12

February 16, 2012
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Surfrider Central Texas Chapter - Cleanup Before and After

Despite freezing temperatures (literally 32 degrees outside at the start of the cleanup), we had a great turnout for our first Lady Bird Lake Cleanup for 2012! The lake was very dirty, and our volunteers took tons of trash from the water and up and down the trails. We would like to thank all...

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Volunteer Opportunity: Lady Bird Lake Cleanup – Saturday February 11th

January 24, 2012
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From December's Cleanup - Courtesy of Keep Austin Beautiful

What better way to show your love for Austin than participating in our first cleanup of the new year? Join the Surfrider Foundation Central Texas Chapter along with hundreds of volunteers as they have a rewarding morning searching high and low for every last bit of trash and getting to know other lake enthusiasts. ...

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Texas surfers – Help Create a New Surf Break in Texas!

January 6, 2012
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We need your help. The Texas General Land Office (GLO) is considering construction of a 1000′ pier on the Bolivar Peninsula. In the past you might have caught some nice waves near High Island at Meacom’s Pier (formerly called Shorty’s Longest Pier). Hurricane Ike badly damaged every pier on the North Texas coast. The...

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