The Beach Work Community, abbreviated SWG, at the end of the thirties was established as a joint venture of the Dutch Youth League for Nature Study (NJN), the Royal Dutch Natural History Society (KNNV) and the Youth League for Nature and Environment Studies (JNM).
The Beach Work Community aims to study marine biology, and particularly of the flora and fauna of the Dutch coast, to promote. Although the name suggests otherwise, the Working Community Beach not only with washed up on the beach doing, but also the inhabitants of our dykes, estuaries, the Wadden Sea and the Dutch North Sea.
Every two months the "Seahorse" edited, where many articles on various subjects in this field. Also appear in the Seahorse, book reviews and trip reports regularly. In 2000, the Seahorse officially 60 years.