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Random Observations From The Grand Lake Bum

Random Observations From The Grand Lake Bum

May 16, 2022 What a week we had last week on the lake, huh? Heavy rains all over the watershed brought the lake up 10 feet in 3 days! Kudos to GRDA for looking into the future and dropping the lake a couple of feet before the onslaught hit. Otherwise, it would have...

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How To Stay Informed About Floodgate Operations

How To Stay Informed About Floodgate Operations

For the most current information on the Grand Lake elevation and floodwater releases at Pensacola Dam, there are a couple of things you can do. First, for updates on the flood water release from GRDA, you can call the Ecosystems and Education Center in Langley at...

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Adopting The Shoreline

Adopting The Shoreline

Although winter has not let go just yet, it is never too early to start planning for warmer days spent on the water and the water’s edge. Of course, Grand Lake offers miles and miles of scenic shoreline as the perfect backdrop for those days. However, a scenic, and...

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GRDA Announces Free Boater Safety Course Schedule

GRDA Announces Free Boater Safety Course Schedule

To help prepare both new and experienced boat operators for upcoming summer days on the water, the Grand River Dam Authority Police Department is once again offering free boater safety courses on select Saturdays in 2022, March through June. GRDA has seven course...

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GRDA Rush For Brush Locations Available Online

GRDA Rush For Brush Locations Available Online

In the spring of 2007, the Grand River Dam Authority’s Rush for Brush program made its debut on Lake Hudson, with a small workshop attended by a few volunteers. With the end goal of enhancing the lake’s fishery, GRDA staff and several volunteers spent the day building...

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Boating Safety – Did You Know?

Hull Identification Numbers

Hull Identification Numbers

Did you know... All boats have a hull identification number (HIN) of 12 characters. The first three characters identify the manufacturer or importer. The next five are the hull serial number; the next two represent the date of certification or manufacture. The final...

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Boating and the Barometer

Boating and the Barometer

Did you know... The barometer is a handy instrument for the boater to understand potential weather conditions. High-pressure systems generally bring fair weather with sunny days and little or no precipitation. Whereas, low-pressure systems usually bring foul weather...

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Boat Stability

Boat Stability

Did you know... A boat is subjected to two types of stability, when it is at rest (static) and when it is moving (dynamic) through the water contending with wind and waves. The hull shape of the boat is an important factor in stability and the ability of the vessel to...

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Nautical Twilight

Nautical Twilight

Did you know... Sunrise is defined as when the sun appears above the horizon and sunset is when the sun disappears below the horizon. This is important to boaters because of regulations when boat lights are to be used and personal watercraft are to be operated....

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More from Grand Lake

Random Observations From The Grand Lake Bum

Random Observations From The Grand Lake Bum

May 16, 2022 What a week we had last week on the lake, huh? Heavy rains all over the watershed brought the lake up 10 feet in 3 days! Kudos to GRDA for looking into the future and dropping the lake a couple of feet before the onslaught hit. Otherwise, it would have...

read more
How To Stay Informed About Floodgate Operations

How To Stay Informed About Floodgate Operations

For the most current information on the Grand Lake elevation and floodwater releases at Pensacola Dam, there are a couple of things you can do. First, for updates on the flood water release from GRDA, you can call the Ecosystems and Education Center in Langley at...

read more
Adopting The Shoreline

Adopting The Shoreline

Although winter has not let go just yet, it is never too early to start planning for warmer days spent on the water and the water’s edge. Of course, Grand Lake offers miles and miles of scenic shoreline as the perfect backdrop for those days. However, a scenic, and...

read more
GRDA Announces Free Boater Safety Course Schedule

GRDA Announces Free Boater Safety Course Schedule

To help prepare both new and experienced boat operators for upcoming summer days on the water, the Grand River Dam Authority Police Department is once again offering free boater safety courses on select Saturdays in 2022, March through June. GRDA has seven course...

read more
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