Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Parris Island, SC
Parris Island in Beaufort County, SC was a census-designated place that was annexed by the town of Port Royal in 2002. The area, in southern South Carolina, is best known for being home to the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island since 1915, a training facility that 16,000 Marines pass through each year for boot camp. There are two sites on the island that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places: the Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site and the Parris Island Drydock and Commanding Generals House.
Hyper-local Stations to Provide Real-Time, Observational Data on Sea-Levels for 5 Coastal Towns Rockland, Maine -- US Harbors, in partnership with Divirod, a data and technology company, is launching a pilot program in Penobscot Bay, ME to test a new technology for water-level sensing. NOAA currently maintains 200 live, observational tide… Learn More
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has added the Pacific leatherback sea turtle to its endangered species list, guaranteeing more protections for a rapidly dwindling population. The California Fish and Game Commission voted Thursday to add the turtles under the state’s Endangered Species Act. The world’s largest turtle species have been… SEE MORE
Just as lights play a significant role in understanding what other boats are doing, so do sounds. Understanding what you hear is another step towards being a “complete mariner”. Virtually every boat is required to have some sound producing device. There is a great deal of latitude in what type… SEE MORE
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire raging through Southern California coastal mountains threatened ranches and rural homes and kept a major highway shut down Wednesday as the fire-scarred state faced a new round of dry winds that raise the risk of infernos. The Alisal Fire covered more than 24… SEE MORE