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SUP Expedition for Great Lakes Research Surpasses Fundraising Goal

Stand Up for Great Lakes

Three paddleboarders, Kwin Morris, Jeff Guy and Joe Lorenz, have landed on the shores of Catawba Island, Ohio, braving almost 20 hr. of headwinds to finish their 24-hr., 70-mi. journey across Lake Erie. Their journey began on Belle Isle, Michigan. Lorenz said the crossing started off smoothly, but the trio soon encountered straight headwinds for the rest of the paddle. The trio traversed international waters and passed by 800-plus-ft. freighters and other boat traffic. The

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Standup Paddleboard Expedition for Great Lakes Research

SUP for Great Lakes research

This June, Joe Lorenz, Kwin Morris and Jeff Guy plan to paddleboard across Lake Erie, traversing international waters and rough waves and dodging toxic algae blooms, all in an effort to raise awareness of Great Lakes environmental issues. Their goal is to fundraise $10,000 for the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research. They’ll begin their adventure at Belle Isle State Park, home of the Dawson Great Lakes Museum, and

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House Resolution Calls for Ocean Conservation and Resource Rebuilding

House Oceans Caucus co-chairs, Alaska Congressman Don Young and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing World Oceans Day on June 8 with a call for action to protect, conserve, maintain and rebuild the world’s oceans and ocean resources. Additionally the co–chairs wrote an op-ed about the topic, published in The Hill. The House Oceans Caucus is a bipartisan group of

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