House approves bill preserving boating, fishing access

October 30th, 2015

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen announced the House Natural Resources Committee approved the addition of the Preserving Public Access to Public Waters Act (H.R. 3310) to the bipartisan Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act. The Preserving Public Access to Public Waters Act was introduced in part to address the National Park Service’s blatant disregard for public access […]

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Everglades National Park management plan released

September 15th, 2015

In a Sept. 1 press release, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) issued its evaluation of the U.S. National Park Service’s changes in the final General Management Plan (GMP) for Everglades National Park in Florida, changes that will affect recreational boating, fishing access and habitat conservation. The release said that Park Service officials worked with […]

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Same-store dealer sales dip in January

April 24th, 2015

For the first time in a year, boat dealers saw same-store sales decline year-over-year, according to a report at boatingindustry.com. Overall same-store sales dropped 1.5 percent in January 2015 from January 2014, according to a report from CDK Global Recreation. It was the second year in a row that the report, based on data from […]

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