Safe Boating

State Allocates Funds for Prevention of Aquatic Invasive Species

Each year the state legislature delegates funds to attack Aquatic Invasive Species.

DULUTH, Minn.- The fight against Aquatic Invasive Species in St. Louis County lakes continues as the County Board has approved the distribution of funds for their prevention and elimination. Each year the state legislature allocated funding to counties to be used to prevent the introduction and limit the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species, or AIS. These species disrupt the health…

Fun Events Bring Awareness to Safe Boating

National Safe Boating Week

DULUTH, Minn. – National Safe Boating Week runs May 20-26 to promote safe and responsible boating. This includes¬†consistent life jacket use every time boaters are on the water. U.S. Coast Guard statistics show drowning was the reported cause of death in three-fourths of recreational boating fatalities in 2013 and that 84 percent of those who drowned were not wearing life…