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Sailors for the Sea Powered by Oceana’s Clean Regattas Program Celebrates 15 Years of Success in Sustainability

By Chris Szepessy

Sailors for the Sea Powered by Oceana’s Clean Regattas Program Celebrates 15 Years of Success in Sustainability

Clean Regattas has prevented millions of single-use plastics from polluting our oceans and waterways Newport, RI: Sailors for the Sea Powered by Oceana celebrates a milestone this summer with the 15-year anniversary of the Clean Regattas program. Clean Regattas is the world’s leading sustainability certification for all water-based events. Since the program’s inception during the summer of 2006, more than 2,800 events and 750,000 sailors have helped protect our oceans and waterways by participating in Clean Regattas….

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Local Knowledge Wanted! Fishers Island Seagrass Webinar is Monday, August 10

By Chris Szepessy

Local Knowledge Wanted! Fishers Island Seagrass Webinar is Monday, August 10

Fishers Island, New York is surrounded by almost a quarter of the seagrass that remains in Long Island Sound. Although the seagrass in this area is currently in good condition, this important habitat and resource is at risk. The Fishers Island Seagrass Management (FISM) Coalition was formed in 2017 to protect the seagrass ecosystem around the island. The Coalition is beginning a planning stage to identify locations around the island that would be best suited for Seagrass…

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Sailors for the Sea Launches Skippers Program to Protect Oceans

By Chris Szepessy

Sailors for the Sea Launches Skippers Program to Protect Oceans

Eight sailors volunteer to mobilize local sailing and boating communities to win policy victories that protect and restore world’s oceans On Thursday, July 9, Sailors for the Sea Powered by Oceana, the world’s leading ocean conservation organization that engages, educates and activates the sailing and boating community toward restoring ocean health, launched its Skippers Program, a volunteer network of local conservation leaders in sailing communities across North America to protect the world’s marine environments. “It’s time for…

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Support the Soundkeeper!

By Chris Szepessy

Support the Soundkeeper!

Editor’s note: The appeal letter below is from our friend Curt Johnson, President of Save the Sound. Dear members of the WindCheck Community, When you look out on the waters of Long Island Sound, do you trust that someone is taking care of this precious resource? Do you trust that there is someone finding and fixing pollution, and working with citizens all around the Sound to protect the waters you hold dear? That person is your Soundkeeper…

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