The Macondo/Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

May 16, 2010
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Our chapter is committed to all efforts possible to mitigate the oil spill catastrophe now spreading in the Gulf of Mexico. Some links and response information to date is listed here. The Deepwater Horizon Response website is found here. This comprehensive web site is a joint effort between the private companies involved in the...

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Texas General Land Office launches TexasBeachAccess.org

January 19, 2010
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The Texas General Land Office (GLO) has released detailed maps showing post-Ike boundaries with the launch of the new website, TexasBeachAccess.org. This represents a transition from the temporary 4.5′ elevation line used to determine the boundary of the public beach after Hurricane Ike. The new maps on TexasBeachAccess.org show the post-Ike boundary of the...

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Open Beaches Act added to the Texas Constitution!

January 16, 2010
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Proposition 9 was approved by approximately 75% of the voters in Texas on November 3. The public now has their right of access to the beach further protected. A big thanks to everyone who supported this and also all the extra efforts that were made to communicate the issue. Because of this amendment, ours...

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Surf Movie and Bar-B-Q at Scholz Bier Garden

October 27, 2009
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Please join us for our Yes for Prop 9 Party event 10/27/09  

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Texas GLO Adopt a Beach Cleanup

September 26, 2009
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 The Texas General Land Office (GLO) is sponsoring beach cleanups all along the Texas coast on Saturday, September 26, 2009. The cleanups will take place 9:00 a.m. – Noon . The GLO Adopt-a-Beach website for the cleanup can be found here. All Texas Surfrider chapters will be actively involved.

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Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup set for April 25

April 25, 2009
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The 22nd annual Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup will take place Saturday, April 25th. The all-volunteer event is coordinated through the Adopt- A-Beach Program of the Texas General Land Office. GLO Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson invites “Join us for a great day at the beach with thousands of other Texans who care enough to show it...

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HB 770 – Taking Your Public Beach Away

April 1, 2009
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HB 770 seeks to amend the Natural Resource Code effectively allowing persons whom formerly had front row houses on the Bolivar Peninsula prior to Hurricane Ike to rebuild those structures on the current public beach easement by September 2013. HB 770 has been approved and is set for signing by the Governor. We are...

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Texas General Land Office launches TexasBeachAccess.org

March 30, 2009
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texasbeachaccess

The Texas General Land Office (GLO) has released detailed maps showing post-Ike boundaries with the launch of the new website, TexasBeachAccess.org. This represents a transition from the temporary 4.5′ elevation line used to determine the boundary of the public beach after Hurricane Ike. The new maps on TexasBeachAccess.org show the post-Ike boundary of the...

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New Executive Committee Members and Officers

March 1, 2009
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Recent Elections were held for new members of the executive committee and the executive committee has elected officers for the next two years. Executive Committee members: Nick Wiersema, Manny Alvarez, Bill Morris, Kristina Schlegel, and, our newest member, Jennifer Morris. Jennifer and her father Bill have been long time members, continually providing enthusiastic support...

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6:30 PM Social Hour
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Austin, TX