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Drone image of the Rincon Parkway in north Ventura County


Protecting Ventura's 43 miles of coastline, fighting for beach accessibility, and more.

Our Mission

Where the land meets the sea

The Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s ocean, waves and beaches, for all people, through a powerful activist network.

Our Programs

Featured Program

Hold on to Your Butt!

Cigarette butts accounted for 59% of litter items collected at our beach clean-ups in 2016 and remain the most prevalent litter picked up during our beach clean-ups. The Hold On To Your Butt (HOTYB) program aims to raise awareness about the environmental impact of cigarette butt litter on our oceans and beaches. Our program is heavily focused on installing ashcans, recycling cigarette butts, and collecting cigarette waste at monthly beach clean-ups. 

Our Network


Join Our Network

We're always looking for volunteers to help affect change locally. Join us.

The Surfrider Foundation is committed to fostering a just, equitable, diverse and inclusive organization for all people who protect and enjoy the world’s ocean, waves and beaches.

Support Surfrider

Your support will help us get one step closer to our vision of protecting 100% of our coasts.