Portland Chapter

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April 21, 2015

North Coast BWTF Update – Welcome Jesse Jones

We are pleased to announce that we’ve found a fantastic individual, Jesse Jones, to help further develop the our North Coast Blue Water Task Force program and partnership with Oregon Parks and Recreation (OPRD) and Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) on water quality monitoring at Oswald West State Park. Our ability to bring Jesse on board is due to the generosity of the Eva Chiles Meyer Fund #1 and the Oneatta Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation.
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April 12, 2015

Os West Action Day: ReRack Restoration/Cleanup

Our first Oswald West Action day of 2015 was a smashing success!  We had 25 volunteers from Portland, the surrounding coastal communities and from our sponsors ReRack come out to help show a little love for this special, but heavily used place.
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February 25, 2015

Surfrider Soiree is Back!

Portland Chapter Surfrider Soiree

On Thursday, May 7th the Surfrider Portland Chapter is hosting their third Annual Surfider Soiree at the Holocene (1001 SE Morrison) in Portland from 6pm to 11pm! The fundraiser will include an art show, surfboard giveaway, screenings of two surf films – North of the Sun and The Fortune Wild,  awesome raffle prizes, a live DJ, and much more!
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January 26, 2015

Blue Water Task Force Internship – North Coast Lab

Surfrider is seeking an intern, preferably that resides in a coastal community between Seaside and Manzanita, to help further develop the scope and effectiveness of our Blue Water Task Force (BWTF) North Coast lab.
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December 1, 2014

Os West: Shorties Surf Stewards Kickoff

Despite the all the thunder and lightening, torrential downpours and frigid wind, our first Oswald West Committee action weekend was a great success! Activities included running our  NOAA Marine Debris Monitoring transect/beach cleanup, a stewardship planning tour of Oswald West State Park led by Oregon State Parks and Recreation, water quality testing at our Blue Water Task Force lab at Nehalem Bay State Park and a brief stormy surf session by a few ‘brave’ individuals.
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