Safety First: Tips for a Safe Summer from Sea Grant
It’s almost time for summer fun outdoors and on the water, and that means it’s time to remember, safety first! Sea Grant programs across the nation share information and advice related to safe practices in coastal environments. As we approach summer, be sure to check out these resources for boating and coastal recreation safety.
Surfers walk along Grand Haven beach, Lake Michigan. (Photo by Dave Brenner | Michigan Sea Grant)
Rip current warning signs are displayed in Michigan’s AuTrain Bay. (Photo by Todd Marsee | Michigan Sea Grant)
Activities in the water
With hurricane season starting June 1, it’s also important to familiarize yourself with risks from coastal storms. Here are steps you can take to become more knowledgeable and prepared.
Waves in Virginia during Hurricane Dorian. (Photo by Aileen Devlin | Virginia Sea Grant)
Dispel hurricane myths while learning about emergency supplies to gather and evacuation planning. Also, find hurricane-related webinars for kids. (Woods Hole Sea Grant)
Are you familiar with evacuation zones? Find information about evacuation zones, local evacuation routes and customized municipal preparedness, in addition to general resources on hurricane preparedness. (Connecticut Sea Grant)
Learn about flood risk, flood insurance and how to prepare for a flood. (Delaware Sea Grant)
Prevent wind and hurricane damage to structures with these tips. (South Carolina Sea Grant)