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Diets Rich in Food From the Ocean and Freshwater Sources Can Help Address Challenges

3/31/2023 by Param Bhatia

By Blue foods—those that come from the ocean or freshwater environments—have tremendous potential to help address several global challenges. With careful implementation of policies that leverage these foods, nations could get a boost on efforts to reduce nutritional deficits, lower disease risk, decrease greenhouse gas emissions and ensure resilience… SEE MORE

Adam Young, US Harbor's Fishing Expert

Introducing Our New Fishing Expert: Adam Young

3/31/2023 by Anastasia Fischer

A Note from Our President, Anastasia Fischer I'd like to introduce Adam Young, as the new fishing expert and contributor! Born and raised between the St. Johns River and Indian River Lagoon in Florida, Adam brings a wealth of both freshwater and saltwater fishing knowledge to share with our… SEE MORE

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What is a Nor'easter?

3/30/2023 by Param Bhatia

By A Nor’easter is a storm along the East Coast of North America, so called because the winds over the coastal area are typically from the northeast. These storms may occur at any time of year but are most frequent and most violent between September and April. Some well… SEE MORE

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Provides $20M in Grants to Marinas

3/29/2023 by Param Bhatia

By The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the agency’s Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program will provide more than $20 million in grant funding for 19 states to construct, renovate and maintain marinas and other boating facilities for outdoor recreation. Under the BIG program, more than $2.8 million will… SEE MORE