Siuslaw Chapter

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April 2, 2015 | No Comments

A Rising Tide: Adapting to Climate Change on the Oregon Coast – Wednesday – 4/8/15

Climate change can be a daunting and overwhelming issue for Oregonians and the general public to wrestle with. The doom and gloom impacts of climate change from rising sea levels, ocean acidification, more intense storm activity to warming ocean and global temperatures can leave one dizzied and confused for what we can do to adapt to along our changing coastline. On Wednesday, April 8th at 6pm in the Siuslaw Public Library’s Bromley Room in Florence, Surfrider’s Oregon Policy Manager Charlie Plybon will give be giving a community presentation touching on some of the drivers and impacts of climate change on the Oregon coast as well as highlighting some key examples of how some coastal communities in Oregon are planning for climate adaptations.
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November 3, 2014 | No Comments

Love Your Ocean, Rivers, Dunes and Beaches? Join Our Crew!

The Siuslaw Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation covers the Florence, Oregon region. The Chapter’s work is focused on protecting and testing water quality, organizing quarterly beach cleanups, running monthly marine debris monitoring programs, and developing education and stewardship activities related to the recently established Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve.

We are a passionate (and awesome) group of people who love our ocean, rivers, dunes, forests, waves and beaches. Sound like you? We are looking for more like-minded locals to help us care for these special places.
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May 25, 2014 | No Comments

South Jetty Rapid Response Cleanup

A big thank you goes out to all who came and volunteered their Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend cleaning up the beach at South Jetty to Siltcoos.  Volunteers crammed into 3 trucks and followed the park ranger out onto the beach at South Jetty and trekked south in response to the debris that has been seen piling up on the beach recently. 
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March 12, 2014 | No Comments

Marine Debris Data at Cape Perpetua

Slowly but surely, after much reorganization and leadership by the chapter, we’re starting to get a little data on the marine debris transect at Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve. A couple of years ago, the Siuslaw Chapter adopted this transect as part of the NOAA Shoreline Monitoring Program
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December 17, 2013 | No Comments

Rapid Response Cleanup this Saturday

Join us this Saturday, December 21st from 9:30am-noon for a cleanup of the lovely and remote North Umpqua Recreational areas at Sparrow Park Road (Hwy 101 milepost 207). This remote beach has been accumulating debris all summer and fall, and with the winter weather coming we want to get that debris out of there before the high water events drag it back offshore again.
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