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Great Lakes/Great Books Set to Kick-Off in November

Great Lakes/Great Books Set to Kick-Off in November

29-Oct-2015

With boats going into storage for the winter, the nonprofit Write On, Door County and the Door County Maritime Museum are teaming up to put on the second season of Great Lakes/Great Books in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The book club will gather the first Thursday of each month at the Maritime Museu...
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Two Great Lakes Shipwrecks Discovered, One Potentially Toxic

Two Great Lakes Shipwrecks Discovered, One Potentially Toxic

26-Oct-2015

Last week was an exciting week for Great Lakes shipwreck hunters. One shipwreck was found in Lake Ontario, and a potentially toxic wreck was discovered in Lake Erie. According to the Great Lakes Historical Society (http://www.inlandseas.org/2015/10/bay-state-discovered/), the shipwreck Bay S...
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Marquis and Carver Add Ontario Dealer

Marquis and Carver Add Ontario Dealer

22-Oct-2015

Marquis and Carver Yachts dealer network continues to grow with the addition of Hurst Marina in Manotick, Canada, near the capital city of Ottawa. Located in Manotick on the Rideau River, Hurst Marina offers the perfect combination of sales and service along with the excellent marina accommoda...
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Sea Tow Awarded $220,000 in Grants

Sea Tow Awarded $220,000 in Grants

16-Oct-2015

The nonprofit Sea Tow Foundation has been awarded two grants from the Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund, administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. The first grant award of $100,000 will fund the Sea Tow Foundation’s national Designated Skipper campaign in 2016. Launche...
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Door County Maritime Museum Remembers Sinking of <em>Edmund Fitzgerald</em>

Door County Maritime Museum Remembers Sinking of Edmund Fitzgerald

12-Oct-2015

The Door County Maritime Museum commemorates the 40th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald with an exhibit in the Reddin Bridge Room of the Sturgeon Bay museum. The exhibit will open on October 21, and continue through November 10. It will be taken down for a month while the mus...
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Obama Approves of Second Great Lakes Marine Sanctuary

Obama Approves of Second Great Lakes Marine Sanctuary

07-Oct-2015

According to the National Marine Sanctuary, at the 2015 Our Ocean Conference in Valparaiso, Chile, President Barack Obama announced that, for the first time since 2000, two new marine areas have been identified by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) for possible designation a...
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Michigan Winery Supports State DNR

Michigan Winery Supports State DNR

05-Oct-2015

Next time you uncork that vino from Northern Michigan’s oldest winery, Chateau Grand Traverse (CGT), you will also be supporting the Mitten’s state parks, trails and waterways. CGT’s new series of wine, “CGT Wines of the Great Outdoors,” includes three custom-labe...
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Isobutanol-Blended Gasoline Offers Alternative Fuel Option for Boaters

Isobutanol-Blended Gasoline Offers Alternative Fuel Option for Boaters

01-Oct-2015

Gevo, Inc. has announced that Harbor Marina at Lake Pomme de Terre in Missouri is the first U.S. marina to sell gasoline blended with Gevo's renewable isobutanol at the pump. Introduction of the initial isobutanol and gasoline fuel blend took place in September on the marina docks, as Gevo,...
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Ontario Offering Grants to Help Protect Great Lakes

Ontario Offering Grants to Help Protect Great Lakes

24-Sep-2015

Ontario is calling on community groups to help protect, restore and enhance the Great Lakes by applying for a Great Lakes Guardian Community Fund grant. Now in its fourth year, the fund provides a grant of up to $25,000 to not-for-profit organizations, schools, First Nations and Métis co...
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West Marine BlueFuture Fund

West Marine BlueFuture Fund

19-Aug-2015

West Marine recently announced its BlueFuture Fund to benefit youth boating, marine conservation and healthy fish stocks. “We’re excited about setting up a sustainable way to share our commitment to youth boating, marine conservation and sustainable fisheries,” says West Marin...
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