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Barkers Island Marina certifies as a Wisconsin Clean Marina

Superior, Wisconsin – Barkers Island Marina has officially certified as a Wisconsin Clean Marina. The marina, located along Lake Superior has made strides in the area of green infrastructure, completing a stormwater wetland project last year. This addition helps naturally treat runoff from the service area and parking lot of the marina. Along with stormwater…
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Washburn Marina recertifies as a Wisconsin Clean Marina

Washburn, Wisconsin – Washburn Marina, located along the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, promotes fun and safe boating within a shoreline community. They have been doing so as a certified Wisconsin Clean Marina since 2011.   It was a long but worthwhile journey for the marina. “It was a big undertaking initially to be certified,” said…
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Bayfield City Dock recertifies as a Wisconsin Clean Marina

Bayfield, Wisconsin – The gateway to the Apostle Islands, Bayfield City Dock makes its home in a forward-thinking community, leading the way in the region for environmental resilience. Their participation in the Wisconsin Clean Marina Program exemplifies the work they put into keeping this key downtown feature thriving. The dock recently recertified with the Wisconsin…
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South Bay Marina Recertifies as a Wisconsin Clean Marina

Green Bay, Wisconsin – South Bay Marina, located at the mouth of the Fox River and Bay of Green Bay, has officially recertified as a Wisconsin Clean Marina.  The marina has been a part of the program since 2010 and has been a leader in sustainability. “South Bay Marina wants to continue to be a…
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Racine Yacht Club Recertified as a Wisconsin Clean Marina

Racine, Wisconsin – Racine Yacht Club has officially recertified as a Wisconsin Clean Marina. This is the marina’s third time being certified. Their initial certification was in 2010. Being a clean marina not only engages the marina in best practices, but also the surrounding community. “With the clean marina program, there’s an awareness for everybody…
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Apostle Islands Marina recertifies as a Wisconsin Clean Marina

Bayfield, Wisconsin – Apostle Islands Marina has officially recertified as a Wisconsin Clean Marina. The marina first certified in 2016. Gateway to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, and on the beautiful Lake Superior, Apostle Islands Marina is “the face of Bayfield,” according to Bill Peterson, marina manager. Clean marina certification has been an important resource…
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Clean Marinas Helping to Keep Lake Michigan Trash Free

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh have received a grant to install Seabins, innovative plastic pollution capture devices, at three Wisconsin Clean Marinas. An estimated 22 million pounds of plastic enter the waters of the Great Lakes each year. However, plastic pollution technologies, like the Seabin, are boosting the outlook for how we can alleviate…
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Pikes Bay Marina recertified as a Wisconsin Clean Marina

Bayfield, Wisconsin – Pikes Bay Marina is officially recertified as a Wisconsin Clean Marina. This is Pikes Bay’s second recertification, since their initial certification in 2011, and they remain committed to the Wisconsin Clean Marina Program.  “As the new general manager at Pikes Bay Marina, recertifying as a Clean Marina was one of my main…
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SkipperBud’s Harbor Club Marina re-certifies as a Wisconsin Clean Marina

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin – SkipperBud’s Harbor Club Marina is officially re-certified as a Wisconsin Clean Marina. The marina’s continuous commitment to maintain clean-boating best practices has been strong since its initial certification in 2010. “Harbor Club wanted to recertify as a clean marina because we find it very important that we do our part in…
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Ashland Marina joins the list of Wisconsin Certified Clean Marinas

Ashland Marina joins an elite group of certified clean marinas along Lake Superior as the newest member of the Wisconsin Clean Marina Program. Ashland Marina’s certification is the most recent example of the city of Ashland’s ongoing effort to sustainably redevelop the waterfront to enhance public access and improve water quality. “The Ashland Marina became a Clean…
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