03.03.18 Last chance to speak out against offshore oil drilling + more! By msackett Offshore Oil Drilling // Speak Out! Only one week left to comment on the Trump administration's proposal to open up U.S. waters to new offshore oil drilling. We're grateful to brown girl surf, Ocean Protectors: Coalition of Native Nations & Indigenous Peoples. and all the people who've been standing up and saying, "NO!" – make your own voice heard here – https://www.surfrider.org/priori…/stop-new-offshore-drilling – and check out Ocean Protectors on YouTube here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqDufPDszbg. Water Quality in Santa Barbara // BWTF Check out some of the amazing work Isla Vista Surfrider is doing to test and monitor water quality in Santa Barbara after the devastating #ThomasFire. Click here to find out more. Global Wave Conference // Don't miss out! Have you signed up for the Global Wave Conference yet? You don't want to miss this! Update // Martin's Beach The Coastal Act ensures that everyone gets to enjoy California's wonderful coast, not just the wealthy. Martin's Beach is the biggest example of the ongoing attempt to privatize California's coast, but we've seen similar attempts up and down the state. Read: Martins Beach: Silicon Valley billionaire takes case to U.S. Supreme Court Update // Coastal Commission Ex-parte Lawsuit You'll want to read this hilarious/grotesque article about the Coastal Commission. Luckily, we've made great strides over the past year.