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Tips for Social Distancing on the Water

7/9/2020 by US Harbors

By Jennifer Burkett. Since boating is currently considered a safe outdoor activity in many locales, a large number of people across the country are turning to long days out on the water as the social distancing activity of choice. As boaters, we know that safety comes first, so it’s important… SEE MORE

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

What to Know Before Visiting a Wisconsin State Park

7/8/2020 by US Harbors

With over 6 million acres of public land to explore, there’s something here for everyone. Here’s what you need to know before you head out to find your adventure at one of over 100 Wisconsin state park system properties: An annual park admission sticker is required for entry. Purchase before you go online or… SEE MORE

News from Our Coasts: Week of 6/29/2020

7/3/2020 by US Harbors

NEWS & UPDATES THIS WEEK Status Updates: Harbors & Marinas Around the Country News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Week NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: To help our coastal community weather the pandemic, US Harbors is posting weekly news summaries of… SEE MORE

News from Our Coasts: Week of 6/22/2020

6/26/2020 by US Harbors

NEWS & UPDATES THIS WEEK Status Updates: Harbors & Marinas Around the Country News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Week NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: To help our coastal community weather the pandemic, US Harbors is posting weekly news summaries of… SEE MORE

New York City's Beaches Open for Swimming July 1st

6/24/2020 by US Harbors

By Sophia Chang. New York City’s beaches will open July 1st for swimming, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. The long-awaited announcement, just ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, comes after de Blasio was criticized for first closing the beaches to the public, then only allowing walking or passive recreation.… SEE MORE

Maine Windjammer Association

State of Maine COVID-19 Checklist for Vessel Charters

6/21/2020 by US Harbors

The operational checklist for charter fishing, sightseeing/daysailing and windjammers was issued on June 16th, 2020. Pre-Trip Considerations Vessels that take 6 guests or fewer, “6 packs,” can run at maximum capacity. Vessels licensed to take 7 or more passengers must not exceed passenger limits established in current guidance from the Governor’s… SEE MORE

Onset Beach, MA

News from Our Coasts: Week of 6/15/2020

6/19/2020 by US Harbors

NEWS & UPDATES THIS WEEK Status Updates: Harbors & Marinas Around the Country News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Week NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: To help our coastal community weather the pandemic, US Harbors is posting weekly news summaries of… SEE MORE

Guide to Central California Beach Fishing

6/19/2020 by US Harbors

Getting Started A few simple practices and gear choices can greatly enhance your enjoyment of Central California’s year-round surfperch fishing. Anglers also enjoy seasonal opportunities for striped bass, California halibut, jacksmelt and surf smelt, among others. When to Go Fishing You are more likely to catch fish: In the early… SEE MORE

https://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/mallows-potomac/involved/council.html

NOAA Seeks Candidates for Mallows Bay-Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary Council

6/19/2020 by US Harbors

NOAA is seeking applicants to fill the 15 seats of the new Mallows Bay-Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council. The Sanctuary Advisory Council will provide advice to NOAA that supports the management plan. Members will serve as liaisons to a broad coalition of community organizations to facilitate communication and… SEE MORE

A $4.6 Billion Plan To Storm-Proof Miami

6/17/2020 by US Harbors

By Greg Allen. Thirteen-foot-high floodwalls could line part of Miami’s waterfront, under a proposed Army Corps of Engineers plan being developed to protect the area from storm surge. The $4.6 billion plan is one of several drafted by the Corps of Engineers to protect coastal areas in the U.S, which… SEE MORE

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