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

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: Education, Environmental Impact, Fishing

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: Education, Events, Used Boats

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Forty-one projects to restore wetland and waterfront habitat, control aquatic invasive species and implement lake and river management plans are receiving nearly $2.4 in fiscal 2016 surface water grants from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Surface water management grants are submitted to DNR each year in February and

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Education, Environmental Impact

Friday, January 30, 2015

DELTAVILLE, VA – January 30, 2015 –Waterway Guide Media, LLC announces the release of the FREE Waterway Guide Marina App with detailed listings for over 3600 marinas and boatyards. The Marina App gives you all the information you need to make a decision about where to stay while on the water. This is a must-have reference

tags: Education

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

UT beat teams from the U.S. Naval Academy, Ohio State University, the University of Michigan, Michigan State University and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Sailing the Express 37 Troubador, UT competed in five races, each about 1.2 miles long, placing first in three of them and second in the other two. “The competition was very

tags: Education, Racing, Sailing

Monday, November 17, 2014

Semper Paratus! "Always ready" is the Coast Guard motto and a concept that we teach the boating public. Being educated, prepared, and safe will help you enjoy many years on the water. The Coast Guard Auxiliary is tasked with bringing recreational boating safety to the public. Knowledge and boating with a plan can make all the

tags: Education