The Newport Chapter had a full and productive 2017! Check out our accomplishments below:

Beach Cleanups

  • 20+ beach cleanup events
  • 2 rapid response cleanups
  • 700+ volunteers
  • 8,000+ lbs of debris removed

Blue Water Task Force

  • 206 samples analyzed at the Newport Lab
  • 55 samples analyzed at Depoe Bay Lab
  • 1200+ volunteer hours

Newport Seafood and Wine Festival

  • 21 Volunteers
  • 142 Volunteer Hours
  • $3,200 Raised

9th Annual Otter Rock and Roll

  • 47 youth competitors
  • 20 sponsors

Youth Surf Camps

  • 6 camps with Warm Current and Neighbors for Kids

2nd Annual Surf n’Stewardship Film Series

  • 3 educational films
  • 60+ attendees

Policy Work

  • NOAA Marine Debris Action Plan
  • Completion of rules and implementation of Submerged Land Enhancement Fund
  • Ocean Policy Advisory Council Priorities: Marine debris and water quality

Here’s to a fun and productive 2018!