Surfrider Foundation Outer Banks Chapter

Our Work

Transforming passion into protection

Surfrider’s focus is 100% on protecting and preserving our ocean, beaches & waves.

Our Approach

We’re champions for the surf and sand

The Surfrider Foundation has a proven model for success—a playbook and a team—that transforms passion into protection. We continue to leverage that model within our network of chapters and clubs. We ensure beaches are accessible, keep our water clean, protect our ocean, preserve our coasts and keep plastic from polluting our waterways

Why Surfrider?

 


 

Here are a few things you can do to be a…

TURTLE HERO:

1} Fill in holes and knock down your sand castles before you leave the beach

2} Pick up trash on the beach and in the surf

3} Remove all beach furniture when not in use

4} DON’T release balloons

5} Use REEF safe sunscreens

7} Pick up your fishing gear when your done fishing

8} Using reusable bottles and bags instead of single use plastics

9} Stay 100 yards away from a beached sea turtle or nesting sight

Our oceans sea turtles are facing more threats in today’s world then ever before from plastics, fishing gear and pollution being put in our oceans.

At the end of the day you don’t have to be a marine scientist to help turn the tides for our sea turtles. Take action TODAY by following the steps above and educating yourself, your family and your friends on these action too.

SMALL ACTS CAN MAKE A HUGE IMPACT ON THE FUTURE OF OUR OCEANS AND MARINE LIFE.

TAKE THE PLEDGE TODAY AND BE A PART OF THE

CHANGE AND ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO DO THE SAME.