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Robert Turpin is now a member of Working Waterfronts
Dec 9
Bob Swett posted a blog post

New Bedford, MA to Build Fishing Heritage Center

SouthCoastToday.com reported that "The new Fishing Heritage Center plans to develop exhibits and presentations, including an orientation film, to tell the story of New Bedford's fishing industry."  …See More
Dec 8
Lisa Ayers Lawrence posted a blog post

2015 National Working Waterfronts & Waterways Symposium, Nov 16-19, 2015, Tampa, FL

Florida Sea Grant, the National Sea Grant Law Center, and the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium are sponsoring the 4th National Symposium. We are pleased to announce that the symposium will also incorporate the third edition of Florida’s…See More
Dec 3
Bob Swett posted blog posts
Dec 2
Bob Swett posted a blog post

Florida Keys-Wide mobile Pump Out Program: serves all boaters, provides free pump out service

Monroe County, the Florida Keys, partnering with the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection Clean Vessel Act (CVA), created a Keys-Wide mobile Pump Out Program, serving all boaters in unincorporated Monroe County and providing free…See More
Dec 1
Bob Swett posted an event

Portraits of a Working Waterfront at Cape Ann Museum

November 30, 2014 to February 1, 2015
As reported by the Boston Globe: Portraits are about “who.” That’s obvious. What’s not obvious is that they don’t have to be only about who. That’s true of the 71 photographs in Jim Hooper’s…See More
Nov 30
Bob Swett posted a blog post

Heritage Tourism in the Watermen Communities of the Chesapeake Bay

2014 MA Thesis by Mark Daniel West (University of Georgia)Abstract: This research investigates the vulnerabilities facing commercial fishing communities as they…See More
Nov 29
Bob Swett posted a status
"WGBH News segment, "New Ban Threatens Cod Fishermen," interviews Vito Giacolone, NE Seafood Coalition Policy Adviser: http://goo.gl/rLG1g5"
Nov 28

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New Bedford, MA to Build Fishing Heritage Center

Posted by Bob Swett on December 8, 2014 at 8:55pm 0 Comments

SouthCoastToday.com reported that "The new Fishing Heritage Center plans to develop exhibits and presentations, including an orientation film, to tell the story of New Bedford's fishing industry."  http://goo.gl/DF1byk

2015 National Working Waterfronts & Waterways Symposium, Nov 16-19, 2015, Tampa, FL

Posted by Lisa Ayers Lawrence on December 3, 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Florida Sea Grant, the National Sea Grant Law Center, and the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium are sponsoring the 4th National Symposium. We are pleased to announce that the symposium will also incorporate the third edition of Florida’s reoccurring state conference: Stem to Stern: Boating and Waterway Management in Florida.

 

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Zoning change a victory for waterfront industrial businesses

Posted by Bob Swett on December 2, 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Providence Business News reports that "Mayor Angel Taveras has signed an amendment to Providence’s zoning ordinance designed to block mixed-use development along the Allens Avenue waterfront and protect industrial uses there"

  • "paves way for creation of more high-paying blue-collar jobs"



  • "brings the zoning ordinance into…
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