July 31, 2012

Hands Across the Sand

Hands Across the Sand Coming to Caspar on August 4th

WHAT: Local “Hands Across the Sand” gathering in solidarity with events around the country to raise awareness about the dangers of offshore drilling and call on leaders to end our oil dependence and move America into a clean energy future. At noon, participants will join hands for 15 minutes to form a line along the beach/ shoreline.

WHO: A number of citizens from all over the country will be joined by Mendocino County Chapter of Surfrider Foundation.

WHEN: Saturday, August 4th at 12:00 noon (Media Check In at 11:30 am)

WHERE: Caspar Beach

Background: Hands Across The Sand was founded by Floridian Dave Rauschkolb in October 2009. Hands Across The Sand is endorsed by national environmental organizations including Surfrider Foundation, Sierra Club, Oceana, Florida Wildlife Federation, Alaska Wilderness League, 350.org, 1 Sky, Friends of the Earth, Conservation Law Foundation, Cleanenergy.org, Florida Coastal & Ocean Coalition Save Our Seas, Beaches and Shores,Inc. Sunetric, Gulf Restoration Network.

“We are joining hands to end our dependence on oil and coal and embrace a clean energy future for a sustainable planet.  Safe food, clean water & clean air are the essential fundamental elements of our survival as a species.”

July 25, 2012

Surfrider Meeting – July 28, 2012 @ 5:00 p.m.

5:00 pm   Welcome /Opening Comments
Announcements and Correspondence
Agenda additions & changes
Review /Acceptance last meeting minutes
Organizational Reports
Treasurer’s report – Jackie
Membership – Julie

5:10 Committee Reports
Blue Water Task Force – Rodney, Victoria
Coastal Access and Enhancement
Virgin Creek – Bob
Smugglers Cove – John W

5:30 Old Business
Assist MLT with Coastal Trail Monitoring & maintenance – Walt

6:00 New Business
Special Guest – Ted
International Surfing Day recap – Walt, Bob
Green Wave Energy motion to intervene (update) – Walt, Dave
Hands Across the Sand August 4th – Walt

6:30 Open discussion

6:40 Closing Comment
Schedule next meeting

July 25, 2012

The latest water testing results


July 3, 2012

Ocean Monitoring Summary