SEATTLE (AP) — Washington officials are requiring commercial whale-watching vessels to keep extra far from three pregnant orcas, in hopes of giving the endangered animals more space to feed and socialize.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is accepting entries through September for a photo contest featuring pictures of fishing, hunting, boating and wildlife species native to the state.
The auto industry has raced ahead on an electric wave with more manufacturers joining the race seemingly every day.
The boating industry has sputtered far behind, bogged down by low-horsepower engines and batteries that take up nearly half the boat.
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Yavapai County Sheriff David Rhodes said he was cited for operating a boat while under the influence of alcohol at Lake Powell.
The first-term sheriff said in a statement Thursday that he deeply regrets his actions and believes elected officials should be accountable to the people they represent.
NATICK, Mass (AP) — Boston-area officials are recommending no swimming, boating and fishing on parts of the Charles River while officials investigate abnormal odors, dead fish and a oil sheen.
The town of Natick said in an announcement on its website Thursday that the impacted area spans from Natick to Sherborn and Medfield.
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) — Boaters in Rhode Island may be thrilled, but state and local officials say they're not celebrating the return of a popular boating event.
Known as Aquapalooza, the informal, privately organized event held each year on the last Saturday of July brings hundreds of boaters to Potters Cove in the town of Portsmouth.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine authorities are cracking down on boating under the influence over the holiday weekend.
The Maine Marine Patrol's effort is part of the national Operation Dry Water campaign that takes place from Saturday to Monday.
WICKLIFFE, Ky. (AP) — The bodies of two brothers who had apparently been boating have been pulled from the Ohio River, Kentucky authorities said.
Conservation officers were investigating what led to the deaths, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources said in a statement.
DILLON, Colo. (AP) — A few winters ago on the frozen shore of Dillon Reservoir, Dan Burnett was surprised to meet a sailing all-star, Buddy Melges, whom Burnett learned was on a family skiing trip here in Summit County...
GULL ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of boats congregated Friday around a small island in Lake St. Clair in an annual celebration of water and sun that was expected to place thousands of people at odds with Michigan's rules intended to curb the spread of the coronavirus...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Golfers, boaters, anglers and campers got some good news Monday when Gov. Tom Wolf announced some restrictions on those outdoor activities will be loosened in the coming days...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday lengthened her stay-at-home order through May 15, while lifting restrictions so some businesses can reopen and the public can participate in outdoor activities like golf and motorized boating during the coronavirus pandemic...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A divided Iowa Supreme Court concluded Friday that a central Iowa recreational lake that owners tout as the state’s largest private lake isn’t private at all because it is accessible via a public waterway...
GREENWICH — With boating season just on the horizon, the Greenwich Police Department took to social media to give boaters some pointers before their maiden voyage of the season.
Boaters should always check the weather before heading out on the water for the day, and keep an eye on the weather throughout the day since it can change quickly.
Abiding by these resolutions could help protect our waters — and wallets.
1. Realize we each hold our lakes’ destiny in our hands; protection and prevention are watchwords if we are to preserve and pass on this legacy.
MICHIGAN CITY – An Indiana Department of Natural Resources officer based in Michigan City has two prestigious awards from a national boating group.
Conservation Officer Sgt. Guy Wendorf was recognized this week by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators as its North Region Boating Enforcement Officer of the Year (representing 21 states) and as its President’s Award recipient.
Organizers of the 116th Oakmont Yacht Club Regatta have a day of family activities and music planned for July 28 along the Allegheny River in Oakmont.
"Saturday, July 28, will kick off with breakfast and the kids' fishing tournament beginning at 8 a.m.," said Regatta Chairman Steve Myers.
GREENWICH — The town’s emergency-service providers are appealing to the public to make safety a priority as the summer boating season commences.
“We want everyone to check their safety devices and mechanicals,” Sgt.
CRAWFORD — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will close Whitney Lake Wildlife Management Area to boats and other watercraft during a 3½-hour training exercise of the Nebraska Wildland Fire Academy on Sunday, April 22.
HUNTINGTON - The Huntington RV and Boat Show will celebrate its 37th anniversary show next weekend.
The annual boat show is set for 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan.
It was recently announced that the Sheridan aquatic invasive species boat check station will be moved from the port of entry north of town to the Sheridan Rest Area off from Exit 23 of Interstate 90.
As temperatures rise and boaters take to the local waters, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection issued a reminder on how boaters can remain safe.
“Recent heavy rains and snow melt have caused flood conditions, and local waters may be running faster than anticipated,” said DEEP Boating Division Director Eleanor Mariani.
BOISE — Spending on products and services related to power boating contributed $335.3 million to Idaho’s economy in 2015.
That’s according to a recent study completed by Boise State University in partnership with Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation.
While the state’s worst drought in 15 years has put the focus on low water levels at drinking water reservoirs, the dearth of rain has also taken a toll on trout fishing, boating, duck hunting and other traditional fall recreational opportunities.