December 26, 2023

Outdoor Adv Series Replay- Protecting Coastlines with the Surfrider Foundation [EP 418]

Show Notes

Rick Saez
Outdoor Adv Series Replay- Protecting Coastlines with the Surfrider Foundation [EP 418]

Happy Holidays, everyone! Welcome to episode 418 of The Outdoor Biz Podcast. I am taking a two-week break to get some adventure and relaxation in, and I’m excited to present a podcast collab for your listening enjoyment. I am featuring two episodes from my good friend Howard Fox‘s Outdoor Adventure Series podcast, and he is featuring two of my shows on his podcast. Today, we’ll hear Howard’s conversation with Surfrider Foundations Chad Nelsen on their mission to protect coastlines and waterways . . . enjoy!

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Show Notes

Chad is an environmentalist and the driving force behind the Surfrider Foundation. With a strong belief in the power of grassroots movements, Dr. Nelsen and the Surfrider Foundation aim to protect and conserve coastal and ocean environments. Bringing together individuals who share a love for the coasts and oceans, the foundation has successfully channeled their passion into actionable steps toward stewardship.


1. What is the Surfrider Foundation’s primary focus?
2.  How does the organization work to address plastic pollution?
3. How has the organization evolved?
4. How does outdoor recreation relate to environmental stewardship?
5. How does the Surfrider Foundation engage younger generations?
6. Where does the Foundation have chapters and international affiliates?
7. How does the Foundation establish credibility and effectiveness?


The Power of Grassroots Organizing: “Never doubt that a small group of people can’t make a difference because that’s the only group that ever has.”
― Quote by Margaret Mead


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