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Surfrider Volunteers Defending Stage Fort in Gloucester


Let's protect and enjoy the ocean

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.

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Massachusetts - Nahant Environmental Talk
Chapter Meetings

Come Join Us!

Our shared love of the ocean brings us together. Join our monthly core volunteer meeting on the first Wednesday of each month to help guide our work and connect with fellow activists! Our meetings are currently virtual. Sign up today to get details for upcoming meetings.

Our Campaigns

Massachusetts: Cleanups Nips in Hand
Featured Campaign

Reducing Plastic Pollution

A key area for our advocacy is the threat of marine debris and combating unnecessary pollution from single-use and disposable plastic in their many forms. Currently active campaigns include:

Our Programs

Featured Program

Ocean Friendly Restaurants

See a current list of Ocean Friendly Restaurants in Massachusetts that are making sustainable choices for the ocean and its inhabitants.

Our Network

A Pair Collects Trash and Data at a Mass Beach

Join the Surfrider Team in MA

We're always looking for volunteers in Massachusetts to help protect our ocean, waves, and beaches for everyone at local and statewide events. 

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.