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1999 Grant Recipients

Hunter Sailing Association of Lake Lanier Atlanta, GA, to establish aluminum recycling at five popular marinas on Lake Lanier. Ostego Bay Foundation Ft. Myers Beach, FL, to produce 10,000 brochures on oil spill prevention and assemble 120 small spill prevention kits that include fuel absorbent materials to distribute at boater workshops and boat shows.

Natural Resources Protective Association Staten Island, NY, to hold regular cleanups to remove trash from salt marshes, tidal wetlands, and beaches, enhance wildlife areas and reduce the hazard of floating debris to boaters in the Great Kills Harbor area.

Boat Owners Association of Tennessee Elizabethton, TN, to control shore line erosion in Watauga Lake by laying down rolls of special material made from coconut fiber, helping stabilizing plants to grow and protect the shore.

Calusa Cruise Club New Port Richey, FL, to hold frequent cleanups of Anclote Key, a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico, and educate boaters about the local environment by putting up signs around the island.

Absecon Island Power Squadron Absecon, NJ, to produce 10 signs informing boaters about cleanup activities on local rivers.

Keep Manatee Beautiful, Inc.(KMB) Bradenton, FL, to install three kiosks at marinas and boat ramps throughout Manatee County that provide information on marine pollution and other environmental topics.

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