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Ocean City, MD

Our Mission

Where the land meets the sea

The Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s ocean, waves and beaches, for all people, through a powerful activist network.

Our Campaigns

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Featured Campaign

Chesapeake Natural Recreation Area

The Surfrider Foundation Ocean City, MD chapter has joined the Coalition for a Chesapeake National Recreation Area, an effort led by the Chesapeake Conservancy. 

Our Programs

Featured Program

Ocean Friendly Restaurants

Explore restaurants that pledge to reduce or eliminate styrofoam and single use plastics including bags, straws, plastic utensils and plastic bottles from their businesses. 

Our Network

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Join Our Network

We're always looking for volunteers to help affect change locally. Join us.

The Surfrider Foundation is committed to fostering a just, equitable, diverse and inclusive organization for all people who protect and enjoy the world’s ocean, waves and beaches.

Support Surfrider

Your support will help us get one step closer to our vision of protecting 100% of our coasts.