Ohio Anglers To Have Better Access To Favorite Lakes

Ohio Anglers To Have Better Access To Favorite Lakes

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Watercraft will provide $168,157 for urgent boat launch facility repairs and maintenance at 14 sites statewide this spring.

Funding is provided through the Waterways Safety Fund, which consists of monies paid by boaters for watercraft registration and titling fees, federal grants and a small share of the state motor fuel tax (0.875 percent).vA total of 14 repair projects, each ranging in cost from $4,136 to $20,000 will be completed by June 1, including 11 facilities located in Ohio's state parks. A list of the approved projects is available online at //ohiodnr.com/watercraft/grants/tabid/2721/default.aspx

The ODNR Division of Watercraft administers Ohio's boating programs. The agency oversees watercraft registration and titling operations, provides funding to local communities for education, enforcement and boating access facilities, educates the public, and enforces boating laws on Ohio's waterways. More information may be found online at www.ohiodnr.com/watercraft or by following the Division of Watercraft on Facebook or Twitter.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources ensures a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all. Visit the ODNR Web site atwww.ohiodnr.com.To read more industry news click here.

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