After the first storm of the season, the rock walls on cox bay are already strewn across the beach… Surfrider Pacific Rim would like to thank all of those who have volunteered to clean up the mess at Cox Bay created by the decomposing rock walls. Unfortunately a clean-up cannot proceed as there are existing [...]
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The Pacific Rim Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation is pleased to send out this update on the progress of current initiatives. Membership Surfrider Pacific Rim is stoked to see that our membership base has increased to 152 members to date-thank you for all your support Pacific Rim! The Juniors Completed a weeklong “Kids for Clean [...]
The Junior’s SR garden project was started Sept. 27th, with 3 consecutive days following to finish up. Seven Junior SR’s were involved (Hana Dixon, Jack & Fred Sanford, Kalum & Soleille Temple, Morgan & Clayton Valk & Ella Gilbert) along with myself, Brenda Schwab, Rich Sanford, Cath Temple, Will Creba, Laura Lunty and Marc & [...]
Surfrider Pacific Rim Chapter is pleased to announce that we will have our shiny new tent at the Queen of the Peak contest on October 8th. Along with some information about beach and ocean environmental stewardship, we will also have garbage and recycling available. Surf Sister has donated some biodegradable doggie cleanup bags as well. [...]
Join Surfrider and Tla-o-qui-aht for our part in the Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, happening September 26th at 10am on Long Beach. We’re meeting at 10am near the bathrooms in the Incinerator Rock parking lot.
I was out surfing at Cox a few days ago, and I noticed a dark shape on an incoming wave. It was fast and turned on a dime a couple times. Turned out it was a harbour porpoise (there were two actually), and I spent almost an hour watching them both ride waves, and then [...]
I was tired of going to a bunch of URLs to check the conditions at our various local beaches, so I’ve compiled this – the local surf conditions all on a single page. Just refresh the page to see the latest conditions.
Out on a West Coast Aquatic Safari tour with Lisa (co-chair of Surfrider PRC), the captain stopped the boat to pick up some balloons in the ocean, and explained to the tourists how once the balloons deflate, they look like jellyfish to other marine life, who eat them and die.
Page 56 of SBC Surf (Summer Edition) features an article about the rock walls erected on Cox and Chestermans. It’s a good article and features lots of local commentary. “The most important thing to remember is that a seawall is never built to protect a beach. Rather, it’s built to protect property…” Join surfrider for [...]
Now four years strong, The Rip Curl Stew is a two-day, judged surf contest held in the heart of Cox Bay, Tofino, BC. After four successful years, with 90 competitors and 750 visitors last year, and with the fever growing steadily, Rip Curl Canada and a team of eager sponsors are ready to serve up even more stew!
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