Recap of 2015

2015 RECAP
Beach Cleanups 20
Harbor Cleanups 12
Santa Ana River Channel Cleanups 2
Over 1200 volunteers
That means 1200 more people know about watersheds and urban runoff.
Tabled events 4
Intern Anne Troufléau helped us tabulate data collection sheets from over 20 cleanups
Programs
BWTF Blue Water Task Force is a water quality testing program run by 5 different local high school marine biology teachers.
Youth Leadership Program at Newport Harbor and Villa Park High Schools
Thanks to Supporters and/or Partners
Abercrombie & Fitch
Destination Concepts
Intelligent Digital Solutions
Kind Bars
La Jolla Group
Mazda
Oliver Johnson and family (13 year old Oliver painted and sold water color paintings of aquatic life and donated some of the proceeds to our Chapter)
Samantha Berg
Sidecar Doughnuts
The Lab Anti Mall
Trio Supply Chain Solutions
Toes on the Nose
Salesforce
Phunware
Urban Decay
Thanks to special friends
Bridgette Belden of Ripple Kids: our chapter has tabled this event for 2 years now helping kids and their parents be aware of the challenges in our Nature’s environment.
City of Newport Beach for being conducive to our suggestions on keeping the beach clean.
Dena Lazarova of Stanford ‘Beyond the Farm and chapter member of Surfrider Foundation running a beach cleanup.
Dr. Laird Hayes a professor at Orange Coast College getting his students involved with beach cleanups.
Dr. Wendy Marshall of Explore Ocean at Balboa Blvd. on Balboa Peninsula, sharing information on what is happening in the local marine environment.
Jim Meyers of Trails 4 all coordinator for Coastal Cleanup Day.
Mark Karpe of Pacific Life and chapter member of Surfrider Foundation running a beach cleanup.
No Beach Plastic (Will Anderson, Robert Anderson, Scott Botsford, Scott Perkins) collaborated with our chapter to install a water fill station at 15th street on Balboa Peninsula.
Orange County Public Works: allowing us to help them keep the Santa Ana River Flood Control clean by bringing volunteers into the channel on Earth Day and California Coastal Cleanup Day.