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PA Fish & Boat Commission Announces Basic Boating Course
September 27, 2010
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Upper Dublin, PA – Upper Dublin Parks & Recreation will be hosting a Basic Boating Course instructed by the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission on Saturday, November 6th, 2010. The course will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There is no charge for the course. All participants must pre-register. Please register online at http://upperdublin.net/departments/parks/programsguide.aspx. The Basic Boating Course is designed to supply boaters with practical information so they can make better informed decisions on the water. Instructors will provide students with information via a classroom setting to help them reduce the risk of injury and conflict on the water. Students who successfully complete the course may apply for a Boating Safety Education Certificate for a $10 fee. The certificate is required of all operators of personal watercraft (PWCs) or anyone born on or after January 1, 1982 who operates a motorboat of more than 25 horsepower. More information about this course or boating safety can be found by visiting the Commission's website at www.fishandboat.com.

The mission of the Fish and Boat Commission is to protect, conserve, and enhance the Commonwealth’s aquatic resources and provide fishing and boating opportunities. For more information about fishing and boating in Pennsylvania, please visit our website at www.fishandboat.com.

CONTACT
Ryan Walt, Regional Outreach & Education Coordinator
717-626-9081
rwalt@pa.gov

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