Latest Coastal News Filter

American Lobster, Sea Scallop Habitat Could Shift Off the Northeast

6/3/2020 by US Harbors

Researchers have projected significant changes in the habitat of commercially important American lobster and sea scallops on the Northeast U.S. continental shelf. They used a suite of models to estimate how species will react as waters warm. The researchers suggest that American lobster will move further offshore and sea scallops… SEE MORE

For This Tribe, Saving a River Means Saving the Sturgeon

6/3/2020 by US Harbors

THE YAKAMA NATION, Wash. — For centuries, sturgeon the size of great white sharks swam the Columbia River. Its currents spread their eggs, scattering them across the bottom. Its waterfalls churned up food for them to eat. Some lived as long as 150 years and grew longer than 15 feet.… SEE MORE

Searching For Something Nearby? See All

Add Your Business See All Businesses

News from Our Coasts: Week of 5/25/2020

5/29/2020 by US Harbors

NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: To help our coastal community weather the pandemic, US Harbors is posting weekly news summaries of updates and announcements received from our coastal community, including timely information on the status of harbors and marinas around the country. The deadline for submission is Thursday, 11PM ET. Items received… SEE MORE

Find the Best Life Jacket for You

5/29/2020 by US Harbors

Courtesy of BoatingCompass.org. The best life jacket is the one you’ll wear all the time. Using common sense while operating your boat safely includes wearing a personal flotation device before leaving the dock and asking everyone on board to do the same. Annual studies of recreational boater fatalities consistently show… SEE MORE

Preparing for Hurricane Season During the COVID-19 Pandemic

5/29/2020 by US Harbors

By Carlos J. Castillo. As you continue to take precautions to keep yourself and your family safe from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it is important to stay prepared for other disasters. Hurricane season begins on June 1, and the time to prepare is now. Know Your Evacuation Route Check with… SEE MORE

What to Expect for the 2020 Hurricane Season

5/27/2020 by US Harbors

By Mallory Nicholls. The 2020 hurricane season is fast approaching and this year, it is expected to be a busy one. The National Hurricane Center’s outlook shows above average numbers with 13 to 19 named storms, six to 10 hurricanes, and three to six major hurricanes. What exactly goes into… SEE MORE

The Beach Is Open. Should I Go?

5/27/2020 by US Harbors

By Lauren Sloss. As climbing temperatures herald summer’s return, cities and states around the United States are beginning the stilted process of reopening. In many places, that means a chance to return to the beach. Texas state beaches were ordered to reopen on May 1; now state beaches in Florida, Oregon and California are also starting to reopen. On… SEE MORE

News from Our Coasts: Week of 5/18/2020

5/22/2020 by US Harbors

NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: To help our coastal community weather the pandemic, US Harbors is posting weekly news summaries of updates and announcements received from our coastal community, including timely information on the status of harbors and marinas around the country. The deadline for submission is Thursday, 11PM ET. Items received… SEE MORE

NOTICE FROM US HARBORS

In light of global health concerns and the widespread cancellations of large gatherings, we recommend that you check directly with the organizer to confirm event status prior to attending.

Events & Things to Do Filter

Lighthouse Festival

Sturgeon Bay, WI June 12 - June 14

Explore and get an inside look at the many Door County lighthouses during the Door County Lighthouse Festival. This 27th annual, weekend event allows visitors to tour the inside of several lighthouses that are typically not open to the public year round. Take a unique tour to view these lighthouses… SEE MORE

Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance Hooker's Ball XIX

Cape Cod Canal, Buzzards Bay, MA August 1 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Big plans are already under way for the summer event you won't want to miss!  Check back here for more details in the coming months. The Hookers Ball is an annual event that takes place each summer. It is an exceptional evening with fresh-from-the-boat seafood and delicious drinks, fantastic music… SEE MORE

2020 Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival

Albany, NY August 1 - August 2

The Festival is our 15th dragon boating event melding community team-based waterfront fun with fund raising money to support cancer survivors in our local community. Our 2020 pledge partner is UVM Cancer Center's Integrative Therapies. Other Activities on Festival Day will be loads of fun! There will be entertainment throughout… SEE MORE

2020 SalmonFest

Ninilchik, Cook Inlet, AK July 31 - August 2

Salmonfest, formerly Salmonstock, has, for 10 years, been working with organizations on the front lines in the struggle to protect and preserve Bristol Bay, the largest wild salmon fishery in the world. Protecting Bristol Bay is popular in Alaska with over 60% of Alaskans opposing Pebble Mine. Why? Because healthy… SEE MORE