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Memorial Day Weekend (aka start of Summer), World Reef / Ocean Day & miscellaneous thoughts...

Memorial Day Weekend (aka start of Summer), World Reef / Ocean Day & miscellaneous thoughts...

by Bill Davis
Welcome to Memorial Day 2022 and the unofficial start of summer. Hope folks are planning on a beach weekend, whether the ocean, lake, pond, river or stream, but if not that doesn't mean you can't take a day trip to the beach sometime this weekend.&nb…
2021 State of the Beach Report (Surfrider Foundation)

2021 State of the Beach Report (Surfrider Foundation)

by Bill Davis
Earlier this week Surfrider Foundation released it's 2021 State of the Beach Report.  While we have yet to read through the entire report, that will take a few weeks at 85+ pages, thought it was worth bringing this to light sooner rather than la…
World Oceans Day: Monday, June 8, 2020

World Oceans Day: Monday, June 8, 2020

by Bill Davis
This Monday, June 8, is World Oceans Day.  Initially proposed by Canada in 1992, it wasn't until 2002 that The Ocean Project adopted World Oceans Day and started growing it's presence globally.  This year, 2020, is an especially critical ye…
Memorial Day 2020

Memorial Day 2020

by Bill Davis
As we head into the unofficial start of summer, it's an excellent time for reflection given the global circumstances of the last ~3 months due to both COVID-19 and how the US government is behaving (like a banana republic). Typically, this weekend wo…