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Surfrider Emerald Coast Chapter Chairman Mike Sturdivant Earns National Props At 2011 Wavemakers Awards Ceremony
By Nick McGregor
One cold, hard truth about surfing culture is that the men and women riding waves receive far more attention than those working behind the scenes to protect those waves. But Surfrider Foundation’s annual Wavemakers awards ceremony, held this year at Talega Golf Club in San Clemente, CA, on February 4th, strove to change that, honoring the individuals and companies that make a difference through their selfless volunteer efforts to help Surfrider fulfill its mission of protecting oceans, waves, and beaches.
We are pleased to announce that a new smartphone application has been developed to help us in the panhandle area to continue to mark where were are still seeing oil come to shore. If you are in this area and see tar ball you assistance is greatly appreciated if you can report it. Or if you are offshore and see an oil slick! Check it out!