2004 Grant Recipients
Water Watch & Southport Sail and Power Squadron of Southport,
NC, to share environmental messages with boaters by designing
and installing large scale educational/interactive signs at four
area marinas and two boat ramps.
Sailing Center, Inc. of Baltimore, MD, to print clean fueling
materials to distribute to area marinas and boat clubs, including
clean fueling cards to attach to fuel pump handles.
Yacht Club of Marina Del Ray, CA, to provide quarterly
trainings to Marina del Rey Fuel Dock staff on clean fueling habits,
and to distribute clean fueling supplies and literature to area
Sea Grant of Miami, FL, to purchase printed bags and oil
absorbent pads for 1,000 fuel spill prevention kits for boaters.
Lake Advisory Committee of Roscommon, MI, to target 1,500
area boaters with clean boating packets that include educational
materials and tools. Four area marinas will receive clean fueling
supplies to use at their fuel docks.
Champlain Chapter of Trout Unlimited of Ontario, NY, to
post 50 signs and 25 literature boxes to educate boaters about preventing
the spread of aquatic nuisance species.
Pend Orielle Idaho Club, of Sand Point, ID, to print approximately
3,500 color maps of the lake that will share information on boating
safety and reducing pollution from boats.
Cheneaux Watershed Project of Cedarville, MI, to design
and print about 3,000 color maps of the area that promote positive
habits boaters can adopt to protect the environment.
Merchants Association of Page, AZ, to purchase approximately
1,000 fueling bibs to distribute to marinas, yacht clubs, and fuel
docks on Lake Powell.
Marine Trades Educational Trust of Milton, MA, to develop
and print approximately 2,500 booklets to educate boaters about
clean fueling practices and laws.
Friends of the Parks of Morrisonville, NY, to erect a kiosk
and recycling center that will educate boaters about environmental
issues. Additionally, an anti-littering decal will be developed
and handed out with launch passes at local parks.
River Coalition of Basking Ridge, NJ, to develop and distribute
approximately 5,000 brochures for boaters on the prevention of fuel
Fairy Stone Safety Council of Bassett, VA, to purchase
and imprint 2,000 litter bags that can be exchanged (full of collected
trash) at the state park visitor's center for a food voucher at
a local fast food restaurant.
Sound Coastwatch of Salem, MA, to print 1,500 double-sided,
laminated "Quick Reference Guide to Clean Boating" cards.
Mary's River Management Committee of Folkston, GA, to produce
20 anti-pollution signs to post on the river and three monofilament
fishing line recycling bins.
Guard Auxiliary District 5N-Division 7-Flotilla 12 of Long Beach
Township, NJ, to purchase about 500 oil socks to distribute
to boaters who are found to have oil in their bilges during vessel
Guard Auxiliary District 8- Division 4- Flotilla 4 of Lafayette,
LA, to construct 20 monofilament line collection sites
and advertise the stations through brochures.
Guard Auxiliary District 8WB Division 16 Flotilla 03 of Grove, OK,
to post 18 signs on Grand Lake to help boaters learn how
to prevent the Westward spread of zebra mussels.
Coast Guard Auxiliary District 13-Division 03-Flotilla 05 of Tacoma,
WA, to develop a video and duplicate and distribute 500
VHS tapes on how to properly refuel a boat and handle a fuel spill.