Sebastian Inlet

The Sebastian Inlet Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation was founded in 1997 and spans portions of Brevard and Indian River counties in Florida. Our mission is the protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. More Details
April 11, 2014

Beach Cleanup and Meeting 4/26

Spring Beach Cleanup and After-Party

April 10, 2014

‘Party For the Planet’ Set Saturday At Brevard Zoo |

Party For the Planet next Saturday 4/12 at Brevard Zoo! We'll be there with a Space Coast Reef slideshow and other things. Lots of fun events coming up this spring and summer, it's a good time to join us and get involved!

The Brevard Zoo says, “Let’s show the earth some love and have a party!”

April 10, 2014

Cheers to +Long Doggers Indialantic and their customers! They helped our Indialantic Elementary School…

Cheers to +Long Doggers Indialantic and their customers! They helped our Indialantic Elementary School Quad Club purchase and plant a lot of sea oats. Here's the check being passed from Long Doggers to our Quad Club lead +Boyd Mark 


April 10, 2014

On Politics: Conservationists eye Legacy Amendment

This is the single most important thing we can do for conservation in Florida. A great reason to get out to the polls in November, to create dedicated funding instead of relying on a legislature that has seemingly lost its way.

#conservation   #florida  

Amendment 1, on the ballot for November, would dedicate 33 percent of net revenues from the existing excise tax on documents for 20 years to the raise money for buying conservation lands and protecting Florida waters.

April 10, 2014

Click here to support Melbourne High School Surf Team by Mel High Surf

Help the Melbourne High School Surf Team get to the NSSA Nationals in California this summer! 
They are definite contenders to win, but it's an expensive trip. Our chapter has donated, now it's your turn!

Melbourne High School Surf Team is currently raising money for our annual trip to California in order to compete in the NSSA High School Championships. The team is not school funded so all money is earned through community fundraising activities. We are currently 3rd in the nation, and have been…

April 10, 2014

Polluting of Lake Okeechobee Must End, Court Rules

Florida’s biggest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, called the ruling “long-awaited clarity and common sense” and “a victory for public health and the environment."

For more than 30 years, the big lake that looks like a hole on the Florida map at the top of the Everglades—714-square-mile Lake Okeechobee—has been wrecked by government-sanctioned pollution.
But we won a decision in federal court March 28 that, we hope, will pu…

April 9, 2014

What MH370 told us – the oceans are awash with trash

The seas are littered with human trash, and it's killing the oceanic ecosystem.

In the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 we have found oil slicks and debris everywhere – none of it connected to the missing plane, writes Paul Mobbs. The seas are littered with human trash, and it’s killing the oceanic ecosystem.

April 9, 2014

U.N. Aims at Treaty to Protect Marine Biodiversity – Inter Press Service

Long overdue.

At a political level, when the United Nations speaks of a “high seas alliance”, it is probably a coalition of countries battling modern piracy in the India

March 22, 2014

Activists threaten to sue Florida over lagoon septic tanks

The plaintiff's attorney asserts that Florida violated teh Endangered Species Act by allowing so many septic tanks along the lagoon.

A Cocoa Beach ecotour owner is among four potential plaintiffs threatening to sue Florida under the Endangered Species Act unless the state stops permitting septic tanks along the Indian River Lagoon’s drainage basin.

March 22, 2014

We’re accepting nominations for locations of future beach cleanups and monthly meetings. We want to …

We're accepting nominations for locations of future beach cleanups and monthly meetings. We want to make sure that people get a chance to visit all of our local beaches. We just did Spanish House in Sebastian Inlet today.

Please post and nominate your favorite beaches. They should have a covered area and BBQ area so that we can have a meeting, lunch, and after party when we finish picking up all that trash.

We'll count each post (and unique +1's) as a vote towards that spot. Limit one per person.

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