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Thursday, April 19, 2018

State and private universities partner on critical research to benefit NY Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River region The Great Lakes Research Consortium of 18 colleges and universities in New York State has published its 2018 report, showcasing innovative research conducted by faculty and students at member institutions. The 16-page

tags: Education, Environmental Impact, Great Lakes

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab, Ohio State’s island campus on Lake Erie, are offering scholarships to school groups from grades 5-12 for a one-day Lake Erie Science Field Trip at the lab on Gibraltar Island. The application deadline is April 30, 2018. “We’re happy to continue working with The Andrews Foundation to

tags: Education

Friday, March 30, 2018

Every boater knows the call of Annapolis; home to the blue crab, skipjack, and some of the best cruising in the boating world. Considered one of the most beautiful towns in America with its cobblestone streets, Chesapeake Bay vistas, and historic landmarks, there is nothing like a weekend at a boat show while also experiencing the

tags: East Coast, Education, Sailing

Thursday, March 29, 2018

North Cape Yacht Club is pleased to announce its schedule for this summer’s Adult Learn to Sail Program. This program, first initiated by I-LYA trustee and AYC delegate, Bill Pribe, eight years ago. It is open to adults 18 years or older wishing to learn the basics of sailing. Thus far, 141 students have taken the ALTS classes

tags: Education, Sailing, Yacht Club

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

North Cape Sailing School is proud to present the following subjects and speakers for its Wednesday evening presentations this season. Each event is being held in the clubhouse at North Cape Yacht Club and is open to the public. All presentations are free of charge. All are welcome to join us for a light dinner at a minimal cost at 6

tags: Education, Events, Lake Erie

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

With spring approaching, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources encourages boaters to avoid the rush and enroll in a safety course prior to the boating season. The reminder coincides with the national Spring Aboard – Take a Boating Education Course campaign that runs March 18-24. “Michigan and boating go hand in

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Education, Safety

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Preparing for the boating season couldn’t be any easier! During the week of March 18-24, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) are encouraging boaters to Spring Aboard by enrolling in a boating education course. This national boating safety

tags: Education

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) has awarded $3.5 million in funding for 21 additional projects in its ongoing Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative. HABRI is a statewide response to the threat of harmful algal blooms that arose out of the 2014 Toledo drinking water crisis, where elevated levels of the algal toxin

tags: Education, Environmental Impact

Thursday, March 1, 2018

When: May 19, 2018 8 AM - 7 PM Where: Milwaukee Community Sailing Center 1450 North Lincoln Memorial Drive Milwaukee, WI 53202 Contact: 414-530-6528 www.midwestwomenssailing.org [email protected] The conference gathers women sailors from around the Midwest to attend workshops, share trends, and network. This

tags: Education, Lake Michigan, Sailing

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Applications from Children of Enlisted Coast Guard Members Are Accepted February 1 Through March 15 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 2018 scholarship season. Accepting applications from

tags: Education