Central Florida Chapter

The Surfrider Foundation is a grassroots, non-profit, environmental organization that works to protect our oceans, waves, and beaches. Founded in 1984, Surfrider Foundation’s most important coastal environmental work is carried out by Surfrider Foundation’s 60 chapters located along the East, West, Gulf, Puerto Rican, and Hawaiian coasts. More Details
April 25, 2014

Trash Bash 2014

Come join Central Florida Surfrider  Foundation, Keep Brevard Beautiful  &  A Day Away Kayak tours….. We are going to be cleaning up at Haul Over Canal at the Canaveral National Seashore this Saturday April 26th 2014. 
The way this works is, Saturday Morning you come on out to Haul Over Canal, you can check in at the Bairs Cove Boat Ramp. There you will receive a bucket and a picker and given an area to clean up … once that is done you then come on over to the other side of the canal, check in with Central Florida Surfider Foundation and A Day Away Kayak tours, complete your waiver and safety briefing then you can ride in pairs to clean up on the canal from the kayaks!!!! This event is from 8 AM to Noon…and the kayaks rides are free… *note we encourage family’s to participate!
If you want to know more about taking kayak tours with family , friends  and maybe as a team building activity  contact our friends at A Day Away Kayak Tours … they have all kinds of great tours and great prices to!
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April 16, 2014

Come see us at the 9th annual Central Florida Earth Day!

The 9th annual Central Florida Earth Day!
Presented by Vegetarians of Central Florida

Central Florida Earth Day 2014
Saturday, April 19, 2014 • 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Lake Eola Park (east side)

195 N. Rosalind Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801

Please join us for the 9th annual Central Florida Earth Day, the largest
and longest-running Earth Day festival in Central Florida!

April 9, 2014

April Meeting Friday 4/11/14

April Meeting Friday 4/11/14

Surfrider Central Florida will be holding our April meeting Friday 4/11/14. Please come out and hear what we have upcoming. 

We will be discussing our new direction in efforts to help keep Orlando’s restaurants green– come hear how you can make an impact in the area just by urging your favorite restaurants to think about their practices.
Volunteers are needed for the 
2014 Indian River Festival. We need some Volunteers this weekend for tabling event and free kayak rider and kayak clean up on the inter coastal at Sand Point Park in Titusville!!! *note Sunday is their annual Rubber Duck race as well and plenty of SEAFOOD!

please contact 
kaplinger@hotmail.com to volunteer

H.R 1948 – what is happening and what Surfrider is doing about it. Take action to help us defeat a proposed bill that will degrade our water quality.

Plus much more. We are going to have a busy April to commemorate Earth Day and need your help planning.

NOTE: Starting in April, the monthly meeting will move from the first Friday of the month to the Second Friday of the month.

Meeting is 4/11/14@ 7:30
Spacebar – 2428 E. Robinson St., Orlando, FL.

(407) 228-0804

April 2, 2014

Lake Jesup Restoration – Saturday, April 5th, 2014, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Surfrider Central Florida will be joining forces with Seminole County SERV to help with Lake Jesup Restorations.
We have very limited space so please respond to chair@centralflorida.surfrider.org to volunteer. Space is limited and will be first come.

Lake Jesup Restoration
Saturday, April 5th, 2014, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join the Seminole County Watershed Management Division and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for our 3rd Lake Jesup Restoration event! Work alongside biologists to plant native eelgrass in this important waterway. Volunteers must be at least 10 yrs old, and wear closed-toe shoes. Please note that we will be working in the water for the duration of the event. We will be meeting at Black Hammock Adventures, 2356 Black Hammock Fish Camp Rd, Oviedo, FL 32765 (http://www.theblackhammock.com); they are generously providing air boat transportation to the planting location! Old clothes, yard gloves, a hat, and sunscreen are recommended.

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