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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Newark, N.Y. New York Sea Grant has redesigned, enhanced access, and added resources to the New York State Invasive Species Clearinghouse website at to support NY's watercraft inspection steward programs as well as water enthusiasts and recreational boaters. The site is also now a mobile-friendly gateway to

tags: Company Expansions, Education, Environmental Impact, Lake Ontario, Boating 101

Monday, May 25, 2020

When you ask members what they like best about the Rochester Yacht Club (RYC), most will say ‘the people’. RYC is a place to establish lifelong friendships while sharing the love of the water. Whether you own a boat or not, race sailboats or cruise in a power boat, RYC is your waterfront home. Incorporated in 1877,

tags: Lake Ontario, Travel, Yacht Club, Destination

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Need help with shoreline erosion? Water pooling in your yard or basement? Are waves impacting your breakwall or rock rip-rap? Check out the new virtual shoreline visit website of New York Sea Grant's Great Lakes program at virtualsitevisit. Waterfront property owners in need of erosion management

tags: Lake Ontario, Real Estate, Environmental Impact

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

The 1,000 Islands brings to life a magical mixture of romance and tragedy, opulence and community, friendly folk and pirate folklore, unbeatable nature and natural charm. Stories stream out of the shimmering water of the St. Lawrence River to etch our experiences in memories that last a lifetime. Come discover what makes this area so

by: Rosanne Lake

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

The Thousand Islands Boat Museum in Gananoque, Ontario has been building a tangible legacy to house special nautical treasures… and it’s almost complete! Located on the St. Lawrence River just 20 minutes from Kingston, the Boathouse is already attracting visitors from far and wide, sharing the magic spirit of the Thousand

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Company Expansions, History, Lake Ontario

Monday, February 10, 2020

Syracuse, N.Y. On Saturday, February 22, 2020, from 9 am to 5 pm, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and New York Sea Grant will offer youth ages 10 to 17 the boater safety course required from them to legally operate a motorboat or personal watercraft on waters in NY. The training will be held at the 2020 Central New York Boat Show at

tags: Lake Ontario, Promotions & Giveaways, Boat Show, Boating 101, Education, Inland Boating, Kids & Pets

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

But not just any boat show. There is a triangle of boating bliss, fishing fun and outdoor awesomeness in Ontario in 2020. Three boat, fishing and outdoor shows – two tried and true and one new location - will happen in February, just in time to beat the mid-winter blues and begin dreaming of time on the water once more.

tags: Boat Show, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Located on the north shore of Lake Ontario and accessible via the Murray Canal to the west or Adolphus Reach to the east, the Bay of Quinte is a versatile boating destination with plenty of options for sailing, power boating, canoeing, and kayaking. If you’re coming by land, the Bay of Quinte Region is located along the 401

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Monday, December 23, 2019

Funding Available for Projects that Support Protection and Restoration of Great Lakes Applications Due by Jan. 24, 2020 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Great Lakes Research Consortium recently announced $125,000 in grants to support Great Lakes projects. The 2020 Great Lakes Research

by: Great Lakes Research Consortium

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Great Lakes, Lake Ontario

Friday, December 13, 2019

Boating has never been better when you reside at the brand-new luxury waterfront apartments and townhomes at 600 River Road in North Tonawanda, New York. The property is a unique living destination in Western New York, nestled on the mighty banks of the Niagara River where modern quality meets breathtaking perfection. Located

tags: Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, Real Estate

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