Ventura County, California

Updates from Ventura County Chapter—Protecting our local ocean and beaches from source to surf
September 24, 2014

Nature Conservancy Hosting Hikes on the Santa Clara River


The Nature Conservancy has monthly opportunities for people to come out and see TNC Preserves on the Santa Clara River for free!

This month, the hike will take place on October 25 at Peto (East Santa Paula) from 2pm-4pm

Halloween Haunt Walk: Participants are encouraged to come in their scariest costumes to have a frightfully good time! For a complete list of when The Nature Conservancy hikes are hosted and for driving directions, please see the flyer below.

2014-2015 Hike Flyer (1)

September 12, 2014

Top Ten Reasons to Attend Pints Against Plastics


It’s here! The 4th Annual Pints Against Plastics is tomorrow, Saturday September 14th, starting at 6 p.m.!

Pints Against Plastics promotional poster for 2014

Consider these 10 reasons you’ve just got to be there:

2 US five dollar bills

Two Lincolns! Ten Washingtons! Or a single Hamilton!


10. It’s only $10 to get in!








Three collectible pints from previous Pints Against Plastic Events with doge-style text: "wow. such collection. very deliciousness. glass glasses and metal glasses?! much stylish. wow."

Pints from the previous three events. From left to right: 2012, 2013, 2011


9. You’ll have the chance to get the latest Pints Against Plastics collectible drinkware!






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September 10, 2014

OFG Completed: Loma Vista Elementary

Loma Vista before


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September 7, 2014

California Coastal Cleanup Day

Saturday, September 20th is California Coastal Cleanup day! Join over 60,000 Californians as we come together and clean up our state’s beaches and waterways.

Surfrider Ventura will be posted up at our normal beach cleanup location at C St. from 9-11am. Meet on the Promenade by the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Look for the Surfrider tent.

Our friends at Ventura Hillsides Conservancy will be at the Ventura River Estuary from 9am-Noon. They are clearing arundo and picking up trash and litter from the Main Street bridge all thew way to the ocean. Park at the Peking Street lot off of Main Street by the bike path. 

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Coastal Cleanup Day

August 28, 2014

Plastic Bag Bill: CA Assembly votes YES!

After falling three votes short of passage earlier this week, the single-use plastic bag bill known as SB 270 has passed after reconsideration this afternoon. Led by Senators Padilla, de León & Lara (as well as environmental stakeholders and local government advocates), the California State Assembly Floor voted 44-29.

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