September 20, 2016
October 1, 2016
Protecting Oceans, Waves and Beaches since 1984
The Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers in Malibu, California, the Surfrider Foundation now maintains its headquarters in San Clemente, Califonia with over 80 chapters around the world. For more information on the Surfrider Foundation, visit www.surfrider.org.
The Surfrider Foundation Georgia Chapter is the result of the 2013 merger of the Atlanta Chapter (founded in 2009) and the Low Country/Coastal Georgia Chapter (founded in 2007).
Our mission includes protecting the ecologically rich and sensitive Georgia coastline, and all the waterways and watersheds across our great state. The one hundred miles of Georgia coastline contains one third of the remaining coastal marsh on the entire Atlantic seaboard, and 70% of the commercial fish stock in the Atlantic Ocean depend on the marshland. Georgia’s salt marsh is a $6 billion economic engine through tourism, fishing, recreation and protection of property from storm damage.