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SPRINGFIELD, VA – With President Biden’s signing today of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), you may have mistakenly thought that only road, bridge, rail, power and water infrastructure, public transit, drinking and wastewater, high speed internet, environmental, and…
BoatUS Foundation and Berkley Celebrate Breakthrough Concepts in Fishing Line and Soft Bait Recycling: ‘Recast and Recycle’ Contest Winners Announced
ANNAPOLIS, Md., October 7, 2021 – Recycling old fishing line and soft baits into new products is labor-intensive, inefficient and simply, for many anglers, not easy to do. This hampers the ability to grow the volume of line and soft bait recycling in the U.S. However, three BoatUS Foundation and Berkley Recast and…
SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…
2021 Special Report On Fishing Emphasizes Highest Overall Participation in 14 Years - Surge in female, youth, Hispanic, and African American participation supports new record
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…
They Are at It Again: Confusing and Ineffective Fuel Pump Warning Labels Do Not Help Boaters Choose Safe Fuel
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…
Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)
9/28/2020 9:02:00 AM
United States Army
Cub Scouts and parents from Pack 503 volunteered to spruce up Cheatham Lake Sept. 19 in support of National Public Lands Day.
9/18/2020 5:00:00 PM
ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 28, 2020) – Cub Scouts and parents from Pack 503 volunteered to spruce up Cheatham Lake Sept. 19 in support of National Public Lands Day. Park Rangers Amber Jones and ...
9/11/2020 1:41:00 PM
United States Army
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that the Right Bank Recreation Area Beach at Cheatham Lake in Ashland City, Tennessee, is reopened as ...
9/9/2020 5:08:00 PM
United States Army
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the immediate closure of the Right Bank Recreation Area Beach at Cheatham Lake in Ashland City, ...
9/9/2020 1:44:00 PM
News Channel 5 Nashville
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed the right bank recreational area at the Cheatham Lake due to elevated levels of E. Coli.
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…
9/1/2020 8:15:00 PM
As people get ready to celebrate Labor Day weekend, local officials advised them to take precautions when interacting with family or taking to Middle Tennessee waterways. Davidson ...
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…
8/31/2020 5:01:00 PM
Times Free Press
Lakes that routinely hold tournaments include Chickamauga Lake, Lake Guntersville, Cheatham Lake and Nickajack Lake. For more detailed tournament info, check out the Tennessee Bowfishing Club ...
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…
PROVIDENCE, R.I., August 11, 2020 – With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the…
8/6/2020 12:32:00 AM
United States Army
Cochiti Lake - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District Abiquiu Lake - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division Fort Worth ...
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 5, 2020 - More first-time boat buyers are getting on the water this season than in summers past. Along with the boat, many new owners also find themselves shopping for boat insurance for the first time. What are the most basic things new boat owners should know about buying a boat policy? BoatUS…
Water Resources Outlook (July 2020)
SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 22, 2020 -- While a boat’s name can be as varied as the owner at the helm, certain themes do stick out, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services, and safety group has issued its annual list of Top 10 Boat Names, which it compiles from…
SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 14, 2020 – With summer boating season in full swing, it’s now common to see recreational boats being filled up at gas stations across the country. However, making sure the right fuel gets in the boat’s tank isn’t always assured: 54% of consumers in a recent Harris Poll…
SPRINGFIELD, Va. July 13, 2020 – The coronavirus pandemic is leading to more recreational boats and paddlers hitting the water, all trying to have fun in a safe way. So what are these two groups doing this season to safely share more crowded waters?“Ultimately, it’s about looking out for each other,&rdquo…
6/22/2020 5:00:00 PM
The event will be held Saturday, Feb. 8 at Cheatham Lake Wildlife Management Area. Marine Corporal Daniel Greer lost his life in August 2010 while serving in southern Afghanistan. He was an ...
6/10/2020 7:16:00 PM
Some southeast Missouri school boards received the Missouri School Boards’ Association’s 2020 Governance Team Award.
6/10/2020 2:15:00 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — As things continue to reopen in phases across Tennessee, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District said they’re reopening some recreational areas.
5/14/2020 7:25:00 PM
As part of a phased approach for reopening facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District will be opening its corps-managed campgrounds ...
5/14/2020 4:17:00 PM
The Army Corps of Engineers manages campsites in Kentucky and Tennesse, including Percy Priest Lake, Cheatham Lake, and Old Hickory. In Tennessee, campgrounds will reopen on June 1. In Kentucky, ...
5/14/2020 2:08:00 PM
If and when other companies follow Twitter and allowing employees to work from home, this could mean trouble for Tennessee’s commercial real estate industry.
5/14/2020 7:42:00 AM
There are now 3,889 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County and four additional patients have died as of Thursday, according to the Metro Public Health Department.
5/13/2020 8:40:00 PM
On Wednesday, a man that survived COVID-19 returned to one of the facilities where he was treated to thank the healthcare workers and to share his message with others.
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