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Beach Wave

Space Coast Chapter

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.

Get Involved

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Our Campaign

Ban Butts from Our Beaches

Surfrider has long advocated for banning smoking on beaches and parks. Under the new Florida law (HB105 Regulation of Smoking by Counties and Municipalities), counties and municipalities are authorized to restrict smoking within the boundaries of public beaches and parks.

Surfrider’s Space Coast chapter supports local municipal efforts to enact smoking bans to help reduce cigarette butt litter and prevent its harmful effects to our marine life and waters. We are reaching out to our local municipalities to influence their decisions for passing an ordinance.

 

Our Programs

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Featured Program

Blue Water Task Force (BWTF)

The Blue Water Task Force (BWTF) is a collaborative program that provides critical, year-round water quality information at ocean and intracoastal recreational locations to protect public health at the beaches.  Our chapter along with Marine Resources Council (MRC) tests for bacteria levels to raise awareness of our local pollution problems and to bring together communities to implement solutions.

Our Network

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Volunteer

Join Our Network

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

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.

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Support Our Beaches

Ocean Reef Beach Festival

Celebrate the ocean lifestyle with our chapter on Saturday, December 3rd from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This is our 10th annual festival at Pelican Beach Park, Satellite Beach, Florida.   There will be s educational programs, local ocean artist, live music, food trucks, and other vendors to help you take care of all your holiday shopping. Have fun; leave with more knowledge and a new appreciation of our ocean, reef, and beach!

Free shuttle (handicap accessible) at David R. Schechter Center (1089 S. Patrick Drive, Satellite Beach). Parking at the festival site is only for handicap vehicles.    Please no golf carts.

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