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2/5/18 Senate Hearing on Bill Protecting Beach Access
2/14/18 Public Meeting New Jersey Offshore Oil Drilling
2/22/18 February Chapter Meeting
2/24/18 North Beach Sweep and Happy Hour


NJ Senate Hearing on Bill Protecting Beach Access

Monday, February 5 at 10 AM – 1 PM
NJ State Capital Building Annex, Trenton

On Monday, Feb. 5, in Trenton, NJ, the New Jersey Senate Environment Committee will consider S.1074, a bill proposed by Sen. Bob Smith and Senator Kip Bateman, which is intended to protect public access to tidal waterfronts for bathing, swimming, fishing, and other shore-related activities.  Come show support for public access to our ocean, coast and tidal water shorelines and  help defend public waterfront access and the public trust!

North Beach Winter Sweep

Saturday February 24 at 1 PM- 5PM
1701 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park

This winter, the Surfrider Foundation: Jersey Shore Chapter and thePhilly Surf Crew are co-hosting a Beach Sweep followed by Happy Hour at Porta Asbury Park.

Volunteers of all ages are welcome and encouraged to clean the beach with us! Bring gloves and wear hard-soled shoes. Dress weather-appropriate!! Always stay off dunes and respect wildlife! Beach Sweep begins at 1pm followed by Happy Hour: 3pm-5pm at Porta Asbury Park 911 Kingsley Street ($2 Drafts, $4 House Wine, $6 Select Cocktails)

Public Meeting on NJ Offshore Oil Drilling

Wednesday, February 14 at 3 – 7 PM
Hilton Garden Inn, Hamilton 800 US Highway 130, Hamilton, NJ 08690

We need people to attend this hearing (and a rally near the hearing) to show the administration that New Jersey does not want offshore oil drilling. You can arrive any time during the scheduled meeting time to express concerns about offshore oil drilling.

Also–Sign this action alert to tell federal representatives to oppose the plan to expand offshore drilling: