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Division of Boating and Waterways Offers $1.6 Million in Grants to Enhance Recreational Boating Safety Education

Friday, September 10, 2021

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is now accepting grant applications from organizations that teach on-the-water boating safety education to the public.  A total of $1.6 million in grants is available to local public agencies, nonprofit organizations and colleges/universities operating within California for Aquatic Center Education Program grants. The deadline to apply is Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, at noon.

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Division of Boating and Waterways Encourages Boaters to Avoid Alcohol this Fourth of July Holiday Weekend

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California State Parks, its Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) and more than 40 law enforcement entities across California will be participating in a nationwide boating under the influence effort (BUI) for the Fourth of July holiday. Dubbed “Operation Dry Water”, law enforcement entities will increase patrols and/or carry out BUI checkpoints on this holiday known for being one of the deadliest holidays for recreational boating accidents.

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Division of Boating and Waterways Begins Control Efforts in the Delta for Aquatic Invasive Plants

Monday, March 22, 2021

The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) today announced plans for this year’s control efforts for aquatic invasive plants in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and its southern tributaries. Consistent with COVID-19 safety protocols, DBW personnel started herbicide treatments today to help control several invasive plants found in the Delta. 

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Division of Boating and Waterways Offers $4.25 Million in Grants to Enhance Public Safety and Protect California’s Waterways

Monday, March 15, 2021

The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is now accepting grant applications to help local public entities enhance safety on California’s waterways, and protect them from abandoned and unwanted vessels. The application period for the competitive grant programs, Boating Safety and Enforcement Equipment (BSEE) and Surrendered and Abandoned Vessel Exchange (SAVE), is open from March 15 through April 30, 2021

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