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2014 Media Kit -Boat Safe, Boat Sober & Boat Oregon!

Play It Safe...Here's How:
​Tips for Safe and Fun Boating

Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program -Your Permit Dollars for Prevention & Decontamination
​All About Life Jackets
​Facts About Life Jackets
​Types and Styles of Life Jackets
​Boating Under the Influence of Intoxicants (BUII) -Boat Sober!
​Nationwide Recreational Boating Fatalities, Causualties, and Causes for 2013 (Most Recent Data)
​U.S. Coast Guard Recreational Boating Statistics 2012 (Most Recent Data)
Oregon -Specific Recreational Boating Accidents & Fatalities
​National Safe Boating Council's "Love the Life -Wear It" Television PSA -YouTube Video
​Cold Water Survivors -Miranda and Hanna Udelhoven's riveting story of cold water survival.  This video also explains cold water immersion and how to survive if you wind up in the water. (Video nominated for an Emmy)
​"Cooler Surprise" -YouTube PSA about the consequences of Boating Under the Influence of Intoxicants -(Winner of the Silver Remi Award)
"Life Jacket Survivor" -YouTube PSA about the importance of wearing a properly fitting life jacket, because mechanical issues can and DO happen. 
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For Immediate Release -News Releases from the Marine Board

 

​Date ​Press Release ​MP3 Audio File
​July 2014

​07/11/2014

7/17/2014
7/24/14

7/25/14

 

7/30/14

Recreational Boaters Sought for Boat Oregon Advisory Teams 
Recreating Around Water? Wear a Life Jacket 
Marine Board Urges Boaters to Keep a Sharp Lookout on Area Rivers and Lakes

Marine Law Enforcement Set for Jet Boat Training on the Rogue

Operation Make Way Targets Boats Anchored in Columbia River Shipping Channels

BOATs Teams​

Life Jackets
Waterway Obstructions

 

 

 

Operation Make Way 2014

 

​June 2014
​06/05/2014

6/06/2014




6/09/2014


6/10/2014



6/11/2014

6/16/2014


6/20/2014
6/27/2014
6/27/2014


Oregon State Marine Board to hold Listening Session in Medford to Engage Paddlers  
Law Enforcement Drift Boat Training Set for the Rogue  
Oregon State Marine Board to hold Listening Session in La Grande to Engage Boaters  
Oregon State Marine Board to hold Listening Session in Tillamook to Engage Boaters  
Marine Board to Discuss 2015-2017 Budget with Recreational Boaters in Coos Bay​  
New Boat to the Rescue for Lincoln County Marine Patrol​  
Oregon State Marine Board to hold Listening Session in Eugene to Engage Paddlers  
Marine Board to Discuss 2015-2017 Budget with Recreational Boaters in Medford​  
Oregon State Marine Board to hold Listening Session in Bend to Engage Paddlers​  
Marine Board Meeting in Prineville June 25th  
Marine Board to Discuss 2015-2017 Budget with Recreational Boaters in Bend​  
Marine Officers Ramping Up for Operation Dry Water 2014​
Multnomah County River Patrol Trades Old Boat for New​   
Marine Board Approves a Proposed Registered Motorboat Fee Increase​  





















Op Dry Water​ 





​May 2014
​5/12/2014

5/13/2014
5/20/2014

5/21/2014

5/23/2014

5/30/2014



Oregon​ State Marine Board Charts a New Course to Engage Paddlers  
Lake County Receives New Patrol Boat ​ 
Marine Board to Discuss 2014-2017 Budget with Recreational Boaters  
The Water is Calling - Go Boating this Memorial Day Weekend 
Marine Board to Discuss 2014-2017 Budget with Ontario Boaters​  
Marine Board to Discuss 2015-2017 Budget with Recreational Boaters  
Oregon State Marine Board to hold Listening Sessions to Engage Boaters​  
Engage Paddlers​ 


Budget​ 

Go Boating 







​April 2014

​4/2/2014 

4/9/2014

4/10/2014
4/15/2014
4/21/2014

4/25/2014

4/29/2014

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marine Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rulemaking for Waterway Markers 
Coast Guard Proposes Changes to Navigational Aid Near Cape Kiwanda -Seeks Public Comment 
Marine Board Seeks Input of Fee Options 
Marine Board Meeting in Salem April 22-23
Marine Law Enforcement Academy Recruits Take on the Willamette River
Marine Board Denies Willamette Falls Boating Deadline Petition, Tables Other Items
Marine Board Approves Grant for Hells Canyon Boating Facility
Marine Board Approves Grant for Alsea River Access
Marine Board Approves Grant for Clackamette Park Boat Ramp
Marine Board Approves Grant for River Forks Repairs on the South Umpqua River
Marine Board Approves Grant for New Pumpout/Dump Station for City of Umatilla
Marine Board Approves Boating Facility Grant for Port of Brookings
Marine Board Approves Grant for Port of Bandon's Parking Expansion
Marine Board Approves Grant for Buena Vista Park
Marine Board Approves Grant for OYCC Work
Marine Board Approves Grant for Willow Creek Ramp Extension

 

Waterway Markers​



Open House -Fees
OSMB's April Meeting
LE Academy

Post April Board Meeting

 

  

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 2014
3/12/2014

3/14/20​14

3/20/2014

3/26/2014
3/28/2014
​February 2014
2/28/2014 ​Marine Board Seeks Public Comment on Two Proposed Rulemakings​ Public Comment​
​January 2014
1/08/2014

1/13/2014

1/23/2014

1/30/2014
1/31/2014

Turning over the Keys Ceremony for Clackamas County's New Boat​
Marine Board Approves Rulemaking, Denies Applegate Reservoir Petition
Marine Board's Non-Motorized Boating External Advisory Committee to Meet January 29
Oregon Guide Advisory Committee to Meet February 6​
Marine Board Convening Advisory Committee Meetings for Salvaged Vessels and Slow-No Wake​




​Rulemaking​

NMAC meeting​




​December 2013
​12/10/2013

12/13/2013

12/27/2013
12/31/2013



​Help Define Boat "Wakes" - Marine Board Holding an Open Forum December 18
Attention Paddlers - 2014-2015 Aquatic Invasive Species Tyvek Tags Now Available Online​
Marine Board Meeting Scheduled for January 9 at the Expo Center​
Marine Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rulemakings for Procedural Rules
Marine Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rulemakings for Charter Vessels and Outfitter/Guides​
Boat Wakes​
Online Tyvek​





​November 2013
​11/6/2013

11/8/2013


11/12/2013

11/22/2013
​Oregon Boating Facilities Earn Top Boating Access Honors at National Conference​
Indian Creek Boat Launch Closure at Lake Owyhee State Park​
Marine Board's Non-Motorized External Advisory Committee to Meet November 13th​
Marine Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rule Changes for Applegate Reservoir​
Extreme Boating Hazard on Willamette River at Harrisburg​







Harrisburg​
​October 2013
​​10/7/2013
10/8/2013
10/9/2013

10/24/2013
10/30/2013
10/31/2013

Tenmile Lakes Boat Wash Station Dedication October 22​ ​
Marine Board Meeting in Florence on October 22-23​
Marine Board Holding Guide Advisory Committee Meeting October 15​
Marine Board Approves Grants, Rules​
Fall is Boat Registration Renewal Time​
Salem Boaters Beware of Navigation Obstructions on Willamette River​
​September 2013
​9/3/2013 Marine Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rulemaking for Willamette River​
​August 2013
8/29/2013 Labor Day Weekend Boating -Fun and Sun
​July 2013

7/01/2013
7/10/2013
7/15/2013













7/16/2013









7/17/2013



Marine Board Opens Rulemaking and Elects New Board Chair
Jefferson County Marine Patrol to Receive New Patrol Boat
City of St Helens Receives Two Grants from the Oregon State Marine Board
Marine Board Approves Grant for Oregon Dept of Fish and Wildlife
Marine Board Awards Grant to Clatsop County
Lane County Receives Four Grants from the Oregon State Marine Board
Marine Board Approves Grant for ODFW to Purchase Rooke-Higgins Boat Ramp
Port of Arlington Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board
Marine Board Awards 22 Round One Grants for 2013-2015 Biennium
City of West Linn Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board
Jackson County Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board
Mack Canyon in Sherman County Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board
City of Milwaukie Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board
Lincoln County Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board for Ojalla Bridge on the Siletz River
Morgan Park in Lincoln County Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board
Low Water in Rivers Dangerous for Boaters
Law Enforcement Drift Boat Training Set for the Rogue
Port of Garibaldi Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board
Yamhill County Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board
Port of Siuslaw Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board

​June 2013
​6/11/2013
6/19/2013
6/20/2013
6/26/2013
​May 2013
​5/03/2013

5/10/2013
5/16/2013


5/17/2013
5/20/2013
5/22/2013
5/31/2013
​April 2013
​4/09/2013
4/12/2013
4/16/2013
4/22/2013
March 2013

​3/11/2013

3/22/2013
Marine Board Quarterly Meeting Being Held in Roseburg
Marine Board Open Rulemaking for Siletz River, Other Items
February 2013

​2/1/2013
2/13/2013
2/20/2013

2/21/2013
Guide Advisory Committee to Meet Feb. 7th
Paddlers - Get Your 2013 Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Permit Now
Marine Board to Hold Fourth Non-Motorized External Advisory Committee Meeting in Salem
South Beach Boat Ramp Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony - February 25th
January 2013
​1/2/2013

1/2/2013
1/9/2013
1/15/2013

1/16/2013

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Marine Board Meetings

Date/Time​ ​Location ​Agenda
June 24,2014
from 1 pm to 6 pm
 
June 25, 2014
from 9 am to 3 pm
Prineville, OR
Location TBD
 Agenda

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