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October 22, 2014

Pinelands Update

It’s been a bit since things went down at the Pinelands Commission and the MOA (memorandum of agreement) with South Jersey Gas failed to pass. Just a recap- there are a lot of angry folks, among them, apparently the governor’s office, hence his move to replace two “no” votes with folks who will more than likely vote “yes.” It seems pretty obvious, anyway, that that is what is going on.
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September 8, 2014

September 2014 Chapter Meeting Tomorrow!

Chapter Meeting tomorrow, Tuesday Sept 9, 6:30-8:30 at the Brigantine Community Center, 265 42nd St S, Brigantine, NJ 08203!

Please join us for the latest news about our ongoing efforts to reduce the use of single use plastic bags in Brigantine & NJ, learn about our Ocean Friendly Garden initiative. 
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August 29, 2014

Volunteers Needed!

We have a couple fun volunteer opportunities upcoming and are looking to fill a role on our Executive Committee. Please email Beth, our Chapter Chair, at if you have questions:
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August 15, 2014

Don’t Leave Our Kids Holding the Bag

Surfrider Foundation South Jersey Chapter will be at the Brigantine Farmer’s Market/Green Fest on Saturday August 16th to educate residents on issues caused by single-use plastic bags. Visit our tent to get a free reusable bag! We encourage you to read this article by Surfrider member and Brigantine resident, Marjorie Preston, to learn more about our Bag It Brig Campaign.

Why I stopped using single-use plastic bags, and support the campaign to ban them in Brigantine by Marjorie Preston

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July 27, 2014

Time for Activism on NJ Coastal Development Rules

Our Coastal Zones are at risk for being developed with no regard for climate change, future storms or sea level rise! Please take a few minutes to learn more about the proposed changes to our coastal development rules and then make your comment as instructed below to let our lawmakers know this is not acceptable!

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June 3, 2014

Dune Grass Planting in Stone Harbor

On Sunday June 1st volunteers gathered in Stone Harbor to root 1,000 dune grass plants surrounding the dune pass through at 90th Street beach. Thank you to the United Methodist Church for donating these plants!  Here are some photos from our event.
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May 21, 2014

Christie Wants Pro-Pipeline Commissioners

The hatchet job at the Pinelands Commission has commenced in full force. Christie  sacked two anti-pipeline Commissioners and nominated two “yes men” for the pipeline  following the Cumberland Freeholders’ ejection of their anti-pipeline Commissioner.
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May 1, 2014

Run for the Animals & Plan ISD

Busy weekend coming up! We will be at the Marine Mammal Stranding Center’s 5K Run for the Animals and have an International Surfing Day planning meeting this Saturday. Get more event details here.

And don’t forget to mention Jack Johnson to win tickets to his sold out show in Philly
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April 7, 2014

Bag It Showing with S.A.V.E, Friday April 25, 2014, 7:00pm

In cooperation with Stockton Action Volunteers for the Environment (S. A. V. E.), Go Green Galloway and the Environmental Education Fund, we are hosting a free screening of Bag It!

Bag It! follows “everyman” Jeb Berrier as he tries to make sense of our dependence on plastic bags. Although his quest starts out small, Jeb soon learns that the problem extends past landfills to oceans, rivers and ultimately human health.  The average American
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April 4, 2014

First Saturday Committee Meeting Tomorrow!

Please join us at our “First Saturday” meeting this Saturday April 5, 2014, 8:30am at the OC Surf Cafe!

First Saturday meetings will be for Committees and event planning so please come share an hour and help us find ways to raise awareness of our Chapter through community events so we can continue to protect and enjoy our ocean, waves and beaches!

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