Backhoe on Beach
January 11, 2016

Downtown Montauk 1/11/16

This is one day after the last video, of a mild weekend storm. But is it also a glimpse of things to come?

Video below by Sheila Rooney, posted to her Facebook Page.
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Backhoe on Beach
January 10, 2016

Montauk Geobag Project Failing

We had a garden-variety low pressure system come through the area this weekend and also a new moon. The result? See this video below taken by Tom Muse on January 10, 2016. With colorful commentary by Mr. Muse!
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December 31, 2015

IMPORTANT CHAPTER MEETING

Happy New Year to All!

This Wednesday, January 6th, at 6:30 Pm
Important Executive Committee Meeting
Eastern LI Chapter of Surfrider Foundation


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December 29, 2015

Benefit in Patchogue

 

Join us Wednesday, December 30 at 7PM at 89 North Music Venue in Patchogue to help our campaign to SAVE THE BEACH IN DOWNTOWN MONTAUK! Hope to see you there! #savemontauk


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November 30, 2015

Join us for our 3rd Annual “Don’t Bag The Beach” Benefit

Backhoe on Beach
November 13, 2015

Letter to East Hampton’s Cantwell

This morning, Surfrider Foundation CEO Chad Nelsen sent a letter to East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell. This is an unprecedented level of involvement from the top of the organization in a local Chapter campaign. In an organization with 84 Chapters, with at least 200 active campaigns, this rarely, if ever, happens.
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Backhoe on Beach
November 12, 2015

Massive Crowd Opposes Montauk Seawall

A massive crowd turned out to express opposition to the Army Corps Project being built in Downtown Montauk right now. Hundreds turned out, mostly concerned with the dune destruction happening as part of the project. People continue to get arrested on a daily basis in protest.
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Backhoe on Beach
November 11, 2015

Montauk Fight Makes Surfer Mag

The protests, the arrests, the Paddle Out, the meetings…all make it into the great Surfer Magazine article here.

Stunning aerial photography by James Katsipis documenting the dune destruction from above and a committed number of locals willing and able to get arrested are possibly turning the tide on this campaign.  Thank you Montauk!

Drone footage by James Katsipis

Drone footage by James Katsipis

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