Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup 2013

Posted by on Oct 3, 2013 in Combing the Coast | No Comments

Saturday September 28th was a very wet and windy day on the west coast but that didn’t stop a dedicated group of 30 volunteers to participate in the 20th year of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. The Surfrider Vancouver Island chapter registered a clean up Sombrio Beach within the Juan de Fuca Provincial Park. This ...

Ellice Recycle Sponsors Combing the Coast

Posted by on Jul 1, 2013 in Combing the Coast, News, Uncategorized | No Comments

  Surfrider Vancouver Island is excited to announce that Ellice Recycle Ltd. is a proud new sponsor of the Combing the Coast beach cleanup program. Ellice will be providing in-kind waste management and recycling support for all the debris collected throughout the year at Surfrider VI beach cleanups. Through our partnership with Ellice, Surfrider VI ...

Win a New Barracuda Surfboard

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Combing the Coast, News | No Comments

As part of their launch of their summer Beachcomber Ale and to celebrate the sponsorship of Surfrider Vancouver Island and Combing the Coast, Vancouver Island Brewery has decided to offer the opportunity to win a brand new Barracuda surfboard. Visit Vancouver Island Brewery’s website for more details and to enter. Good luck and enjoy!  

Vancouver Island Brewery Sponsors Combing the Coast

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in Combing the Coast, Uncategorized | No Comments

  Vancouver Island Brewery and Surfrider Vancouver Island are proud to announce an exciting new partnership. Vancouver Island Brewery and their Beachcomber Summer Ale and Storm Watcher Winter Ale are sponsoring the Combing the Coast Beach Cleanup Program. Now when you enjoy a bottle of Beachcomber or Storm Watcher you can be stoked that you are ...

GAIN German Auto Network and Volkswagen Victoria Support Combing the Coast

Posted by on Mar 10, 2013 in Combing the Coast | No Comments

    Surfrider Vancouver Island is happy to have collaborated with GAIN German Auto Network and Volkswagen Victoria on the past two local beach cleanup events and Port Renfrew and French Beach. GAIN German Auto Network and Volkswagen Victoria contributed the use of their Mercedes Sprinter Van and staff to help haul the debris collected at the ...

Vargas Island Remote Beach Cleanup

Posted by on May 4, 2012 in Combing the Coast, Uncategorized | No Comments

Surfrider Vancouver Island is proud to be heading off to another remote beach to hold a significant cleanup event. Check here for more info.

The Beach Clean Up Experience

Posted by on Nov 23, 2011 in Combing the Coast | No Comments

It begins with the hunt. You get to the beach of choice, slip your dominant hand into a glove, and with bag grasped you’re off scouring the sand and cobbles. At first it’s hard to find any garbage and you catch you’re self thinking, “Hey, this beach is pretty clean, there’s hardly any garbage here at all!”. When you find ...

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Posted by on Nov 5, 2011 in Combing the Coast | No Comments

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