August 25, 2016

Into the Sea, A new film by Mikey DeTemple

The Eastern Long Island Chapter is proud of its role in the making of the new short film Into the Sea by local filmmaker and pro-surfer Mikey DeTemple. The film highlights how important clean water and clean beaches are to all of us living on and visiting the east end.

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August 22, 2016

Water Testing Workshop August 24th

We are holding another exciting water quality testing workshop this week with hands on demonstrations. See below for more details. 
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July 21, 2016

Inspiring the Next Generation – Water Testing

Surfrider’s Blue Water Task Force coordinator, Mara Dias, and our chapter’s water testing intern, Colleen Henn, introduced kids aged 7-12 who attend the summer program at Camp Soulgrow to the science of water testing and local water quality issues on Wednesday, July 13th.

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July 20, 2016

Surf Movie Night XIV – 2016

Folks, once again, Surf Movie Night XIV is upon us and this year’s version looks to be exceptional. The event will be at Guild Hall, 158 Main St, East Hampton, New York 11937 on August 3rd, 7 to 10PM.
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July 19, 2016

Volunteer at Our Montauk Event

Once again the National office is holding the Two Coasts, One Ocean Event in Montauk and Malibu this August with substantial portion of the proceeds going to the local Chapter. In return, the chapter is being asked to turn out volunteers to the event. A few items are also needed from vendors. They’ve been secured for money but any leads on donating or discounting them will be followed. Please read more for details. 
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Beach Driving Sunset SH
July 18, 2016

Southampton Beach Access Issue

Once again there is an effort to limit beach access by limiting beach driving in Southampton. The Chapter is closely following the issue and the lawsuits initiated by homeowners against the Southampton Town Trustees. Read more to find out what the chapter is doing and local new links.
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July 7, 2016

High Bacteria Levels Found in Pond & Beach Waters After Busy 4th Weekend & Heavy Rains

 Tuesday morning was the first sampling run of the season for our Blue Water Task Force summer intern Colleen Henn. Colleen was out collecting water samples from SH & EH ponds and beaches as the last rain showers left the area following the previous nights storms and the results showed some of the highest bacteria levels this program has detected in Georgica and Sagg Pond and Fresh Pond in Amagansett.

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June 8, 2016

Algae Bloom Advisories Again

Toxic Algae Blooms have already started showing up on the East End. Bloom conditions are already present in Wainscott Pond, while toxin levels in Wickapogue Pond have just subsided below advisory levels. No advisories yet for any other ponds that we are aware of but be smart and keep your dogs and kids out of these waters.

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