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Surfrider Foundation – Texas Chapter » Environmental Resource Guide

The Environmental Resource Guide is a searchable, web-based resource that includes information about all organizations in the Greater Houston Area conducting environmental work. This guide is a one-stop-shop for any resources or connections you may need, and is updated often to ensure you have access to the newest information.

Scroll through the guide, view a list of all organizations, or view all categories of organizations below. At the very bottom of the page is an archive containing older versions of the printed guide available for download.

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Surfrider Foundation – Texas Chapter

Work P.O. Box 563 Liberty TX 77575 Website: Surfrider Foundation – Texas Chapter Website


Purpose: To preserve and protect the Texas coast and its recreational resources. To defend the Texas Open Beaches Act. Our issues are water quality, beach access, erosion, and coastal development. Our goal is to stand on the beach 30 years from now and be able to say, “We made the right decisions.” We were founded in 1999. Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of the month in Houston. Programs: Respect the Beach – education program for schools; Blue Water Task Force – beach water testing; Rise Above Plastics – reduce plastic pollution; Ocean Friendly Gardens – reduce urban runoff. Children’s Activities: Science and education projects, beach activities, surf lessons. Volunteer Opportunities: Beach cleanups, public education programs, water testing, fundraising, government relations, public relations, and advertising. Publications: “Making Waves” – national publication (monthly publication also available on the web) Beachapedia – internet resource beachapedia.org/Main_P Ellis Pickett, Chairman (713) 906-3940 EllisPickett@comcast.net Pamela Walters, Secretary Media/Press/Speakers Bureau, Ellis Pickett