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Sandy Dunes in the South Eastern United States

Clean Water and Healthy Beaches

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Our Mission

Where the land meets the sea

The Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s ocean, waves and beaches, for all people, through a powerful activist network.

Our Programs

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Featured Program


The Outer Banks Surfrider Foundation is responsible for coordinating the Adopt-A-Beach program in Dare County. This program involves individual, business, and organization sponsors willing to adopt a local public beach access and keep it clean at a minimum of 6 times a year.

Our Network

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Join Our Network

We're always looking for volunteers to help affect change locally. Join us.

Our Campaigns

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Featured Campaign

Support Beach-Fill Alternatives

Local officials and stakeholders have turned to harmful and costly measures to address coastal beach erosion in the form of beach-fill projects.

The Surfrider Foundation is committed to fostering a just, equitable, diverse and inclusive organization for all people who protect and enjoy the world’s ocean, waves and beaches.

Support Surfrider

Your support will help us get one step closer to our vision of protecting 100% of our coasts.