Not the kind of CPR you were expecting though. In an effort to reduce harmful runoff from the land, into the ocean The Surfrider Foundation designed a global program called Ocean Friendly Gardens. The Long Beach Chapter, with the assistance of Paul Herzog, OFG Program Coordinator, has transformed several gardens in the city based on the principals of CPR, Conservation, Permeability and Retention and here’s the latest evidence of what happened when volunteers, city officials and Surfrider worked together on Josh and Chelseas garden .
Did you know that urban runoff is often the primary source of ocean pollution? Did you know there are ways to combat this runoff and make our oceans healthy again? It’s one way you can make a difference so grab your friends and neighbors and start transforming YOUR neighborhood.
Breathing life back into our oceans and waves, one garden at a time!