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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Ohio Sea Grant and partners have set up four interactive kiosks at popular tourist locations along the lakeshore that introduce visitors to 31 Lake Erie shipwrecks, 22 lighthouses, and nine maritime museums that help tell the story of Ohio’s rich maritime history. The kiosks parallel Ohio Sea Grant’s Shipwrecks and

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Education, History, Lake Erie

Friday, August 23, 2019

Since opening in 1997, Marina Staff Training has focused on providing educational services to new staff, often as a prerequisite for employment in the premier marinas around the Great Lakes. The training that future and current staff members receive results in higher customer satisfaction throughout the boating world. Environmental

tags: Education, Job Opportunites

Thursday, August 22, 2019

United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® announced that it has launched its dedicated educational facilities – the America’s Boating Club Learning Centers. The first Learning Center will be located at the Fisherman’s Cove Resort in Tavares, Florida, with additional locations to be

tags: Company Expansions, Education, South Coast

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

New York Sea Grant has updated the New York Invasive Species Information Clearinghouse website at nyis.info to include iMapInvasive maps that allow for real-time information, watercraft inspection, and more user-friendly navigation. The nyis.info site provides users with the latest information on terrestrial and aquatic plant,

tags: Company Expansions, Education, Environmental Impact

Monday, August 12, 2019

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today a series of Super Sessions and special events, as part of its Education Conference. The Super Sessions are hosted by exhibiting companies and industry associations to offer in-depth training and topic-specific learning. These pre-conference Super

tags: Education, Event, Events, South Coast

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Ohio Sea Grant Extension Educator Jill Bartolotta and Stone Lab Education and Outreach Specialist Sue Bixler have received $49,988.37 from the NOAA Marine Debris Program’s FY2018 Marine Debris Prevention grant competition to educate visitors to South Bass Island about the impacts and prevention of plastic trash. The project

tags: Education, Environmental Impact, Lake Erie

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with Freedom Boat Club Grand Haven offer a choice of two fun on-water boat training courses taught aboard single-engine powerboats: Intro to Boating and Women Making Waves, Saturday, August

tags: Lake Michigan, Women in Boating, Boating 101, Education, Event, Events

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today educational courses, seminars and presentations for attendees of its 49th annual Show, September 12-15, 2019. The Show offers a wealth of both fun and educational activities for boating enthusiasts of all ages and experience.

tags: Boat Show, East Coast, Education

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), announced today the details of its expanded IBEX Education Conference Seminar Series. Held October 1-3 at the Tampa Convention Center, the IBEX Seminar Series offers a range of courses providing fundamental skills to cutting-edge advanced training for the

tags: Boat Show, Education, Events, South Coast

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Ohio Sea Grant, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the North Coast Bass Anglers Association (NCBAA) join partners at hundreds of water access sites throughout the Great Lakes region for an AIS Landing Blitz from June 28 to July 7 to inform boaters and others of the risks of introducing and spreading aquatic invasive

tags: Environmental Impact, Events, Lake Erie, Education