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2015 Media Kit

Key Messaging

Low Water, Hot Weather + Cold Water = WEAR IT!

Safety tips for anyone recreating on the water and the shore

General Boating Safety Tips

Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program -Your Permit Dollars for Prevention & Decontamination
​All About Life Jackets -Everything you need to know
​Types and Styles of Life Jackets
​Boating Under the Influence of Intoxicants (BUII) -Inhalents, Alcohol, Prescription Drugs, Marijuana
U.S. Coast Guard Recreational Boating Statistics 2014
​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
​​June 2015

06/05/2015

06/11/2015

06/15/2015

06/24/2015

Marine Board Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Rulemaking
Marine Board Meeting in Salem June 23, 24
Operation Dry Water- It's all about Impairment​
New State Report Highlights Non-Motorized Boating​ 
Marine Board Denies Petition for Rulemaking to Create Navigation Safety zone at Cape Kiwanda

Rule Housekeeping



Cape Kiwanda Petition
​May 2015
05/15/2015
05/20/2015
05/28/2015
Marine Board to Hold Special Board Meeting May 18
Boating -There's Something for Everyone, Places to Go
Order Replacement Boater Education Cards Online
Memorial Day
​April 2015
04/24/2015
04/23/2015
04/20/2015

​04/14/2015
04/02/2015

Marine Board Approves Grant, Other Rules
Marine Board Approves Grant for OYCC
Marine Law Enforcement Academy Recruits Take on Lake Billy Chinook​  
Marine Board Meeting in Salem April 21, 22
Marine Board Seeks Public Comment on Statewide Rules for Slow-No Wake, Waterway Markers​ 

Post April Board Mtg



April Board Mtg


​March 2015

 

​03/25/2015

03/02/2015




Spring Boating -Expect Downed Trees and Strainers
Marine​ Board to Hold Non-Motorized External Advisory Committee Meeting  
Marine Board Seeks Public Comment on Visual Distress Signals ​ 

Obstructions 

 

 

​February 2015
​02/20/2015

​​Marine Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Outfitter/Guide Rules​  

​January 2015
​01/09/2015


01/13/2015
01/20/2015
​Marine Board Holding Guide/Charter Boat Inspections, CPR/First Aid Training​  
Marine Board Approves Grants, Opens Rulemaking​ 
Wasco County Receives New Marine Patrol Boat​
New Marine Board Registration System, New Capabilities  




New Reg System​ 
​December 2014

12/29/2014​
12/19/2014

Marine Board Meeting in Portland January 8
Smoke Alarms and Cruising Vessels -Early Detection can Save Lives​
Board Meeting
Smoke Alarms

​November 2014

​11/06/2014


11/12/2014



11/13/2014





11/18/2014

11/21/2014

Boat Oregon Advisory Teams Meeting in Salem​  
Boat Registration Reminders Being Mailed - Marine Board Encourages Online Renewal  
Marine Board Honors Washington County Deputy with Officer of the Year Award  
Columbia County Marine Deputy and OSP Trooper Honored with Awards​  
Marine Board Honors Benton County Marine Patrol with Lifesaving Awards  
Marine Board Honors Curry County Marine Patrol with Lifesaving Awards  
Marine Board Honors Hood River Patrol Officers with Lifesaving Awards​
Marine Board Employee Recognized with Prestigious Regional Award
Marine Board's Guide Advisory Committee Meeting in Salem
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Online Renewals​















​October 2014
​10/06/2014
10/10/2014

10/14/2014
10/17/2014
10/23/2014





10/24/2014
10/27/2014

​Get "Caught" Wearing Your Life Jacket​ 
Willamette River Pipeline Project to Impact Boating in Clackamas County  
Marine Board to Meet in Astoria October 22 
Boat Ramp Congestion Requires Etiquette, Courtesy  
City of Keizer Receives National Boating Access Recognition for Rapids Park Boat Ramp, Amenities​  
Marine Board to hold Listening Session for Non-Motorized Boaters in Madras  
Marine Board to hold Listening Session for Non-Motorized Boaters in Klamath Falls​  
Marine Board Holds Quarterly Meeting in Astoria
Marine Board to hold Listening Session for Non-Motorized in Corvallis​  

​Life Jacket​ 
Pipeline Project​  

Board Meeting​ 
Boat Ramp​ 






Board Meeting


​September 2014

9/02/2014

9/05/2014

9/15/2014

9/15/2014

9/22/2014


9/25/2014

Ma​rine Board​ to Hold Listening Sessions for Non-Motorized Boaters 
Marine Board Holds Special Meeting to Consider Boating Faciltiy Grant Requests
Marine Board to Hold Listening Session for Non-Motorized Boaters in Salem
Marine Board's Mission/Vision External Advisory Committee Meeting September 16 to Recommend Agency Logo 
Marine Board Approves Grant Increases 
Marine Board to hold Listening Sessions for Non-Motorized Boaters in Newport​  
Marine Board to hold Listening Sessions for Non-Motorized Boaters in Scappoose​  

Non-Motorized​

Grant Meeting

Salem Non-Motorized
OSMB Logo 

Grant Increases




​August 2014
8/04/2014
8/14/2014

8/22/2014
​​Southern Oregon Fires May Impact Klamath Boating Sites
Marine Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rule for Salmon River in Lincoln County
Fun, Sun, and Safe Boating for Labor Day Weekend   
 
​July 2014

​7/11/2014

7/17/2014
7/24/2014

7/25/2014

7/30/2014

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
​6/05/2014

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

 

  

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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