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The Row The Great Lakes Challenge

Chicago, IL July 15 - December 1

Welcome to The Row the Great Lakes Challenge with USRowing! This challenge allows you to record your miles either by using the ergometer or rowing in a single scull on the water, as you virtually row across the Great Lakes. Rowers can begin recording their mileage on Wednesday, July 15,… SEE MORE

Perseverance Gala with the Herreshoff Marine Museum

December 10 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

NOTE: This is a Virtual Event.  Please join us, December 10th, for an exciting virtual gala, a 75-minute production featuring daunting sea stories, celebratory salutes from a few of your favorite sailors, a surprise Award ceremony, a live auction, and spoken word from our youth sail instructors! Stunning cinematography, cannons,… SEE MORE

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News from Our Coasts: November 2020

11/20/2020 by US Harbors

NEWS & UPDATES FOR NOVEMBER News from Harbormasters  News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Month Cheers! We're getting our holiday mood on... We've gathered some of our favorite products, foods and books to delight everyone on your holiday list. Let us… SEE MORE

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America's Great Loop on a Budget

11/19/2020 by US Harbors

Interest in the Great Loop, the 6,000-mile boat trip that circumnavigates the eastern US and part of Canada, is growing rapidly. But, as many consider taking on this adventure of a lifetime, a frequent question is “Can I afford it?” The simple answer is yes, as there are many ways… SEE MORE

https://www.greatlakesnow.org/2020/11/seabins-trap-plastics-great-lakes-canada/

New Project Pulls Plastics Out of the Great Lakes

11/12/2020 by US Harbors

By Sharon Oosthoek. An estimated 9,887 metric tonnes (22 million pounds) of plastics make their way into the Great Lakes every year. Now a new project aims not only to suck out some of that plastic but stop it from getting into the lakes in the first place. It began last summer with… SEE MORE

https://wildlife.org/prime-bird-areas-in-the-great-lakes-lack-protection/

Prime Bird Areas in the Great Lakes Lack Protection

11/6/2020 by US Harbors

By Joshua Rapp Learn. Many prime areas for birds in the Great Lakes region of the United States lack protection, according to new research. The northern shore of Lake Michigan is particularly rich in marsh bird biodiversity. “There are a lot of high priority wetlands that need to be protected,”… SEE MORE