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SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…

BoatUS News
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…

BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…

BoatUS News
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…

Lake News
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…

BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…

BoatUS News
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…

Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)

10/24/2020 3:45:00 PM
The service leads to a lifestyle much different than her Lake Nacogdoches home. While showing a picture of metal containers with windows, Allen explained, "These are the containers we live in.

10/7/2020 7:57:00 AM
The Daily Sentinel
Considered a needed amenity for tournaments, the flat, concrete slabs are present at Pioneer Park and Lake Nacogdoches courses. But past requests to install them at Pecan Park didn’t fly.

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…

BoatUS News
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…

8/15/2020 8:28:00 AM
NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Lake Nacogdoches has now become the fifth lake in Texas, since September, to be infested with Giant Salvinia. Experts found that the invasive plant covered almost 30 acres ...

BoatUS News
PROVIDENCE, R.I., August 11, 2020 – With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the…

8/6/2020 2:23:00 PM
Palestine Herald-Press
Safety and social distancing protocols associated with the COVID-19 pandemic helped take a big bite out of Texas Parks and Wildlife’s overall freshwater hatchery production numbers this spring, but th ...

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 5, 2020 - More first-time boat buyers are getting on the water this season than in summers past. Along with the boat, many new owners also find themselves shopping for boat insurance for the first time. What are the most basic things new boat owners should know about buying a boat policy? BoatUS…

8/3/2020 8:00:00 AM
The piece, which has been submerged since the shuttle blew up over east Texas in 2003, was slowly revealed as the water level at Lake Nacogdoches dropped due to the ongoing drought. Tuesday ...

8/1/2020 4:14:00 AM
The Lufkin Daily News
Safety and social distancing protocols associated with the COVID-19 pandemic helped take a big bite out of Texas Parks & Wildlife’s overall freshwater hatchery production numbers this spring, but the ...

Water Resources Outlook (July 2020)

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 22, 2020 -- While a boat’s name can be as varied as the owner at the helm, certain themes do stick out, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services, and safety group has issued its annual list of Top 10 Boat Names, which it compiles from…

7/20/2020 10:46:00 PM
For the past two years, Lake Nacogdoches has been hit hard by droughts, and the city was a little concerned for this year, but that might be a long lost worry. People are feeling a little bit ...

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 14, 2020 – With summer boating season in full swing, it’s now common to see recreational boats being filled up at gas stations across the country. However, making sure the right fuel gets in the boat’s tank isn’t always assured: 54% of consumers in a recent Harris Poll…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. July 13, 2020 – The coronavirus pandemic is leading to more recreational boats and paddlers hitting the water, all trying to have fun in a safe way. So what are these two groups doing this season to safely share more crowded waters?“Ultimately, it’s about looking out for each other,&rdquo…

7/2/2020 3:26:00 PM
Along those lines, State Highway 225 was prioritized. Now a portion of improved roadway makes travel to Lake Nacogdoches safer. Other roadways will receive improvements as district seal coating ...

7/1/2020 5:20:00 AM
"Sampling of Lake Nacogdoches began in January 2008 and all of our samples have been negative for Giardia, E-coli and Cryptosporidium," Grubbs said. EPA selected the City of Nacogdoches to ...

7/1/2020 5:05:00 AM
The NPD 911 dispatch center received calls approximately 4:18 pm Friday about an accident at the west side boat ramp of Lake Nacogdoches. The accident was involving a jet ski and a small boat.

7/1/2020 4:35:00 AM
He is retired and lives near Lake Nacogdoches. He worked in Asia and Africa for 24 years helping countries there improve their public health systems and providing US-funded support for child ...

6/28/2020 8:45:00 AM
In addition to the Nacogdoches Fire Department, the others were the Lake Nacogdoches, South Nacogdoches, Redland/Rivercrest, Melrose, Ora, and Loco Valley volunteer fire departments. Tyler ISD’s ...

6/26/2020 10:45:00 AM
NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Traffic was slow moving around an overturned chicken truck near the south side of Lake Nacogdoches, Monday afternoon. DPS troopers at the scene said the Tyson Chicken truck ...

6/24/2020 3:38:00 PM
NACOGDOCHES, COUNTY, TX - NASA has confirmed to CNN that an object found in Lake Nacogdoches is a section of space shuttle Columbia, according to a Kennedy Space Center spokesperson. "It's one of ours ...

6/24/2020 3:18:00 PM
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) - Nacogdoches authorities have located what is suspected of being material from the space Shuttle Columbia in the northern end of Lake Nacogdoches. "The lower water level has ...

6/24/2020 6:36:00 AM
EAST TEXAS (KTRE) - Dry conditions and low humidity have prompted all counties in Deep East Texas to issue burn bans. The threat is so great that many of those counties have temporarily outlawed ...

6/19/2020 7:30:00 AM
Following that state's lead were departments serving Lake Nacogdoches and Appleby in Nacogodoches County. "And my insurance rates went down about 23%," Mike Center, an Appleby homeowner shared.

6/18/2020 6:00:00 AM
"Well, it was up here, now it's down there," said Candace Roberts, pointing at the lake's shoreline. Candace Roberts takes her family to Lake Nacogdoches every weekend. She said the lack of rain is ...

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