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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Wildlife habitats have been disappearing due to a number of factors, luckily a change to protect wildlife and lakeshores is in effect. Read all about it. 

tags: Charity, Environmental Impact, Lake Erie, Lake St.Clair

Thursday, April 8, 2021

The Ohio Clean Marina Program gathered and distributed awards in their annual conference. Learn about the importance of keeping your marina clean here!

tags: Environmental Impact, Events, Lake Erie

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Dr. Shrink provides an easy guide to do our part as outdoor enthusiasts in recycling used shrink wrap.

tags: Environmental Impact, Shrinkwrap

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

A letter from The President of The Lake Erie Foundation, focusing on the importance of preservation of Lake Erie.

by: Jim Stouffer 

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Erie

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Invasive species can cause harm to the environment, the economy, and in rare cases, human health. Many invasive species can hitchhike from one waterbody to another by the movement of boats, trailers, and gear. Fortunately, there are simple steps boaters can take to prevent the introduction and spread of harmful aquatic invasive

by: Kevin Walters, Aquatic Biologist, Michigan Dept. of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE)

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Eldean Shipyard recently installed and activated its second solar installation to generate electricity on-site at the marina! The new, larger solar installation produces 97 kWh of electricity, nearly 1.5x more than the initial 66 kWh array. Like their first solar installation in 2014, these solar panels are installed on the roof of a

tags: Environmental Impact

Monday, November 30, 2020

Having plenty of electric power on board while cruising can make the difference between a fantastic experience and a marginal one. At Custom Marine Products, we know this because we are cruising sailors ourselves, specializing in marine solar systems and LiFePO4 marine battery energy storage systems. Close interaction with our

by: Tom Trimmer

tags: Environmental Impact, Retrofitting

Sunday, November 8, 2020

As part of Governor Mike DeWine’s H2Ohio initiative, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), in partnership with Black Swamp Conservancy, is transforming 54 acres of frequently flooded farmland located along the Sandusky River into a public nature preserve that will benefit the people and environment of northwest Ohio.

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Erie

Monday, October 26, 2020

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) recently announced that its Fort Wayne Operations is its first boat manufacturing facility to achieve Zero Waste to Landfill status. This accomplishment represents a significant milestone in Brunswick’s ongoing campaign to advance its sustainability mission. The Zero Waste to Landfill

tags: Environmental Impact

Thursday, October 22, 2020

This year the Alliance for the Great Lakes celebrates its 50th anniversary. From a tiny but influential startup called the Lake Michigan Federation, the Alliance for the Great Lakes has grown into a leading voice for the protection of the Great Lakes and for all the ways that people and wildlife are dependent on them. The Great Lakes

by: Joel Brammeier President & CEO, Alliance for the Great Lakes

tags: Environmental Impact, Great Lakes

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