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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The Great Lakes Chart Company is proud to announce the launching of the Great Lakes Chart Initiative. The goal is to assist in educating school-age children about the importance of the Great Lakes as a valuable, but threatened, resource. Recent algal blooms have been a major concern for drinking water as well as recreational

tags: Education, Applicable Everywhere, Charity

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

New York Sea Grant will be teaching water safety in the pond at Empire Farm Days at Rodman Lott and Son Farms three times a day during the weekend of August 8, 9, and 10 event that is the largest outdoor agricultural trade show in the northeastern U.S. New York Sea Grant partners with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and New York

tags: Education, Safety

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Ohio Sea Grant, on behalf of The Ohio State University, The University of Toledo and the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE), has released the second-year research progress update for the statewide Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative (HABRI), which seeks solutions for harmful algal blooms in Ohio. The initiative consists

tags: Education

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Volvo Penta of the Americas is expanding its service school offerings by partnering with vocational technical schools in the United States and Canada. Volvo Penta is now offering technical training classes at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario; Oak Harbor Vocational School in Oak Harbor, Ohio; Lake Career & Technical Center in

tags: Education, Engines

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources encourages boaters to enroll in a boating education course prior to the boating season. The reminder coincides with the national Spring Aboard – Take a Boating Education Course campaign that runs March 19-25. “Educated boaters will have a safer, more enjoyable experience on the

tags: Boating 101, Education

Monday, March 6, 2017

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that it has kicked off its 2017 scholarship season. Accepting applications from March 1st through April 15th, children of enlisted Coast Guard members may apply for annual

tags: Education

Friday, January 13, 2017

Contributing to the future of the marine industry, the National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) announces it is offering a $3,000 scholarship to an outstanding individual pursuing education and a career in the maritime trades. High school seniors, and college and vocational students are encouraged to apply. "Bringing

tags: Education

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Two Detroit area organizations are being recognized for their support of a Detroit-based youth learn to sail program. On August 5, 2016, the Grosse Pointe Youth Nautical Education Program (GPYNEF) and Kean’s Marina will be recognized at the 2016 Challenge the Wind Youth Sailing Program graduation ceremony. Challenge the Wind

tags: Lake St. Clair, Sailing, Education, Kids & Pets

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Anglers can help fishery managers by taking yellow perch they catch this year in Lake Erie to be scanned for microchips at one of seven stations along the coast. A collaborative project among the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife, U.S. Geological Survey, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and

tags: Fishing, Education, Environmental Impact

Friday, June 10, 2016

As part of a nationwide observance, SkipperBud’s – Sequoit Harbor is celebrating Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day on June 11, 2016. “Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day is a celebration of boating,” said Mark Ellerbrock, Marina Manager. “As families search for fun outdoor activities

tags: Used Boats, Education, Events

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