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2011-11-05 01:17:03

Not enough ships able to flush out invasive species before they reach port Invasive species have hitchhiked to the U.S. on cargo ships for centuries, but the method U.S. regulators most rely on to keep them out is not equally effective across coasts. Ecologists from the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center have found that ports on the East Coast and the Gulf of Mexico are significantly less protected than ports on the West Coast. Invaders are frequently introduced across oceans and...

2011-09-14 07:00:00

Dave Dahms, boating law administrator for the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation, accepted the Innovations in Technology Award on Sept. 12 at the National Association of State Boating Law Administratorsâ conference. The award, which recognizes initiatives that use technology to advance boating safety, is sponsored by Kalkomey Enterprises Inc., parent company of Boat Ed®. (http://www.boat-ed.com) Dallas Texas (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 Dave Dahms, boating law...

2011-07-22 13:59:00

PORT HURON, Mich., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bayview Yacht Club announced today that the "Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race" will broadcast all 15 sailboat class starts Saturday from Lake Huron via live video web streaming at www.bycmack.com for the first time in the 87-year history of the race. "We are very excited to share our race with the world with this first live video web streaming," said Commodore John Burke. "This is an ambitious undertaking and we hope it will work to our...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'