Past Events

March 2016

Wednesday 2nd - 7:00pm

Darren is a senior member of ORRCA , located here in Coffs Harbour and donates his time each week to that organisation by staffing the 24 hour Hotline from midnight to midnight each Wednesday. He covers the coastal regions from Sydney in the South to Cooktown in the North. Other Hotline team members staff the Hotline for other regions at the same time and on other days.

This presentation, by design, will inform SURG members of the valued work or ORRCA and go on to describe how he...

February 2016

Sunday 21st - 7:30am

After a great day out at Boambee Creek we're planning for our second outing for the year this weekend to conduct baited videos along Coffs Creek. It would be great if members can come along and catch up, so anyone interested please let me know on the SURG Facebook site.

Canoes, paddleboards or a tinnie are available if you don't have a watercraft. Just let me know and we'll make sure you have something to paddle with.

When: Sunday 7:30am Where: Edgar Street, Coffs Harbour...

Wednesday 17th - 7:00pm

The business meetings focus on the running of the club but issues relating to the local habitat and marine environment are also discussed. All SURG members are welcome to participate in these meetings.

Saturday 13th

SURG will have its first outing for this year on Saturday at 1pm to conduct baited videos along Boambee Creek.

The meeting point will be the boat ramp off Link Road. Access is via Hi Tech Drive.

If you are interested contact Matt.

Wednesday 3rd - 7:00pm

The speaker for the next SURG social meeting is Elaine Kwee. Elaine, a one time SURG member, has been involved with Sea Communities at Les Village in Bali for several years.

Sea Communities are involved in various activities including coral reef rehabilitation which two SURG members participated for a week last year. Elaine's presentation will explore the work they do; how volunteers are helping local people rehabilitate their reefs and subsequently rejuvenating their fishing and...

December 2015

Saturday 5th - 2:00pm

5th December is our Christmas Party at the Harry Weller shelter at Boambee Creek Reserve. The shelter has been booked from 2pm which is a great opportunity to swim or kayak in the creek prior to the party. The evening's festivities usually start at about 5 to 6pm.

November 2015

Saturday 28th - 10:00am

SURG will be heading to Boambee Creek (see Google Map location ) @ 10 am this coming Saturday to complete the baited underwater videos for the Estuarine Resilience project. We hope as many of you that can will come along and get involved and join us for a BBQ afterwards.

If you can come let Matt know by email or through the...

Wednesday 4th - 7:00pm

4th November is set to be a great night with SURG's first Cocktail Party. So get out your best gear, head to the op shop to buy a frock, wear a bow tie or just wear your best thongs! The party will be held at the usual social meeting venue, ie the National Marine Science Centre in Bay Drive, Charlesworth Bay starting at 7pm. It will be BYOG as the club is unable to sell alcohol on the premises and BYO nibbles to share. To add interest to the event there is going to be a continuous loop of...