Surfrider

Surfrider Pacific Rim: Celebrating SonBird’s dedication to the Coast

West Coast recycling centre continues to serve thanks to an open-air depot and new regulations.

  • Jun 2, 2020

 

Tofino-Ucluelet Surfrider Youth Club receives Wavemaker Award

“We are all motivated to keep the area clean and do what we can to preserve it.”

 

Surfrider Pacific Rim: Five ways to protect and enjoy the outdoors while self-isolating

Indulge in a sea-inspired book or bring nature indoors, writes chapter manager

  • Apr 11, 2020

 

Tofino-Ucluelet students host first-ever Surfrider Youth Conference

“When you have 100 plus people all together in one room, you can feel the energy.”

PHOTOS: A WAVE OF GENEROSITY

Tofino and Ucluelet businesses give big over the holidays.

Surfrider Pacific Rim hopes unique wetsuit recycling program stays local to the Coast

“We really want to see someone locally or regionally take this on and use this material locally.”

Tofino and Ucluelet open zero-waste refill stations

“We wanted to have a thoughtful impact on the community.”

Ottawa commits $8M to ghost gear retrieval

“A lot of birds, seals, crab and even our fish get entangled in ghost fishing gear.”

West Coast excited to celebrate UKEE DAYS!

“We’ve received really good support from the community.”

  • Jul 25, 2019

Ministers, MLA Malcolmson tackle Coast’s plastic pollution

“British Columbians are very aware of plastic pollution and they want us to do something about it.”

Divers recover over 1,200 kg of debris at Tofino’s First Street Dock

“The problem with the ghost gear is that it keeps fishing.

Jamie’s Whaling Station donates $100K to ocean NGOS

“It’s not just about contributing the funds, it’s actually about getting physically invested too.”

Tofino-Ucluelet surfers conquer 17th annual Surfrider Clean Water Classic

Contest cancelled halfway through day one due to big waves and strong wind.

Florencia beach clean near Tofino draws awesome crowd

Visitors from as far as Hawaii, Philippines, and Venezuela pitch in at Surfrider event.

Surfrider Pacific Rim: On protecting Canada’s Oceans this World Oceans Day

Canada boasts the longest coastline in the world, and as a developed…

  • Jun 6, 2018

Ahousaht welcomes massive Surfrider Canada conference to Meares Island near Tofino

“It was the first time we’ve all come together.”

Earth Day 2018 focuses on ending plastic pollution

“Choose one easily changeable plastic item that you can work to eliminate from your day-to-day life.”

Meet Canada’s first Surfrider Youth Club

Ucluelet Secondary School students raise awareness about protecting the environment