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Our Partners

We couldn't do the work we do without the collective effort of partner organizations, stewardship groups, tribes, coalitions, councils, and agencies. 

Our Partners

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Plastic Free WA / WA Sín Plastico

The Plastic-Free Washington/Washington Sin Plástico Coalition is a group of organizations, community leaders, and businesses dedicated to protecting people, land, water, and wildlife by eliminating plastic pollution in Washington state. The Coalition is led by Zero Waste Washington, Surfrider Foundation, Seattle Aquarium, Environment Washington, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, Latino Community Fund, and Oceana.

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Outdoor Alliance Washington 

OA's mission is to unite the voices of outdoor enthusiasts to protect the human-powered outdoor recreation experience and conserve America’s public lands. We are stoked to represent the coastal recreational community and support responsible recreation policies throughout Washington State. 

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Washington CoastSavers 

Washington CoastSavers is an alliance of partners and volunteers dedicated to keeping the state’s beaches clean of marine debris through coordinated beach cleanups, education, and prevention. We work closely with organizations, groups, agencies, and tribes to remove trash from our beaches during three annual coast-wide cleanups.


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Ocean Acidification Sentinel Site

The Ocean Acidification Sentinel Site (OASeS) on the Olympic Coast of Washington state will focus on ocean acidification (OA) related science and identify trends in carbonate chemistry and hypoxia. The sentinel site will be used to inform resource managers and coastal communities by telling the story of OA and its impacts on both Washington coastal marine resources, coastal cultures, communities, and economies. OASeS will seek to ensure that the Olympic Coast is well prepared for changing ocean conditions, with research and management actions in place.


Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems

The Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS) is the Regional Association of the national Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) in the Pacific Northwest, primarily Washington and Oregon. NANOOS has strong ties with the observing programs in Alaska and British Columbia through our common purpose and the occasional overlap of data and products.

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Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council

The Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council (WCMAC) serves as a forum for ocean policy, planning, and management issues on the state's Pacific coast. With 26 members representing diverse interests and entities, the advisory council provides recommendations to the state on how best to manage these important resources and uses. Surfrider has a seat at this table to...



Resource Media 

We work with Resource Media to provide regular communications training opportunities every year to people engaged in marine and coastal issues in Washington. These trainings range from graphic design to social media to writing for various audiences to conflict negotiation and more.