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News from Our Coasts: Week of 6/1/2020

6/5/2020 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

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

News from Our Coasts : Week of 5/11/2020

5/15/2020 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

State by State Guide to Fishing, Boating and Coastal Restrictions

5/15/2020 by US Harbors

Alabama Effective April 30, 2020, at 5 p.m., Alabama beaches are open with conditions. All beaches shall be open to gatherings of fewer than 10 persons Anyone using the beaches must maintain a consistent 6-foot distance from others (excluding those living in your home) For more information about the beach… SEE MORE

RI Lawmaker Calls For Direct Shellfish Sales

5/15/2020 by US Harbors

By Rachel Nunes. A Rhode Island lawmaker is calling for local fisherman to be allowed to sell shellfish directly to customers. Rep. Joseph M. McNamara sent a letter to Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit, calling for her to change the policy for shellfishers. "Giving these shellfishermen permission to… SEE MORE

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