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Monday, May 7, 2018

Bee + Hive, a not-for-profit sustainable tourism association based in Canada, unites hotels, restaurants and parks that embrace sustainable practices and experiences. The association continues to expand around the world and has announced the addition of Little St. Simons Island in Georgia to its roster. Additional members are Sal

tags: Travel, Beyond the Lakes, East Coast, Environmental Impact

Thursday, May 3, 2018

As part of the ongoing commitment to protecting the environment, Evinrude employees volunteer on land and water to support river cleanup On Saturday April 21st, 2018, Evinrude employees took part in the 23rd Annual Milwaukee Riverkeeper Spring Cleanup as part of the company’s Earth Day celebration. Joining over 4,000 volunteers

tags: Environmental Impact, Events

Thursday, May 3, 2018

The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded just over $1.1 million in grants for five new two-year coastal science research projects. New York Sea Grant (NYSG), a cooperative program of Cornell University and the State University of New York, and one of 33 university-based programs under the National

tags: Environmental Impact, Safety

Friday, April 27, 2018

Five streams removed from list of 10-brook-trout bag limit streams Anglers heading out for the trout season opener at the end of the month will have portions of nearly 40 Upper Peninsula trout streams where an additional five brook trout may be kept as part of the daily bag limit. The new regulation approved last fall added a suite

tags: Fishing, Lake Michigan, Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact

Friday, April 20, 2018

Made of the same high-quality material that customers expect from PlasDECK, the Eco Series includes recycled content that allows the company to sell this flooring at a lower cost without lowering standards. PlasDECK, Inc., the industry leader of synthetic teak boat decking, recently launched a revolutionary new product line. PlasDECK

tags: Environmental Impact, Flooring

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

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Buffalo, NY. New York Sea Grant is encouraging the public to take expired, unused and unwanted pharmaceuticals to designated retail and law enforcement agency locations on National Take Back Day on April 28, 2018. This federally-designated day for collection of waste pharmaceuticals prevents the entry of such products as antibiotics,

tags: Environmental Impact, Events, Safety

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Over 50 marina owners, operators, and other members of the boating community gathered at Sandusky Yacht Club on Wednesday February 21 st for the Second Annual Ohio Clean Marinas Conference and Awards Ceremony. The Ohio Clean Marinas Program (OCMP) invited marinas and boaters from across the state to attend the one-day conference

tags: Awards, Environmental Impact

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

More Than a Filter, This System Offers Everything Needed to Insure Clean Fuel KTI Systems Inc., manufacturer of the popular FilterBoss, has just introduced a new fuel filtration system designed to offer complete fuel system management capabilities in one compact package. More than just a basic fuel filter, the new Keenan Filter

tags: Cleaners, Environmental Impact, Fuel Treatments

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Effort takes place on the Black River in Presque Isle County The Black Lake Chapter of Sturgeon for Tomorrow in Cheboygan County is seeking volunteers to join in its effort, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement and Fisheries Divisions, to help protect lake sturgeon from illegal

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Fishing