The Virginia Clean Marina Program promotes the voluntary adoption of measures that prevent or reduce pollution from traditional and non-traditional marinas, boatyards and recreational boats. Marina operators that adopt these measures are designated as "Virginia Clean Marinas."
Virginia Clean Marina Program
This site is designed to help marina/boatyard operators find out how to become a "Clean Marina," but also includes other information on regulatory programs, clean boating, current events and activities in the industry and more. Anyone interested in the link between clean marinas and clean waters in VA should explore this site.
2015 Boating Infrastructure Grant, Clean Vessel Act and Virginia Clean Marina Program Workshop
Please join the Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science for this years Boating Infrastructure Grant, Clean Vessel Act and Virginia Clean Marina Program Workshop. The Workshop explores grant opportunities available to marinas and the benefits of participating in the Clean Marina Program. For your convenience the Workshop is offered at four locations across the state.
Additional information on Workshop locations and times may be found here.
Smart Harbors Newsletter
Virginia Marine Trades Association Annual Conference
The Virginia Marine Trades Association Annual Conference was held on Thursday, November 13, at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. The meeting was well attended and offered topics on diverse subjects relevant to the marine industry in Virginia. Thank you to everyone who attended and made this year's conference such a success!
For a summary of the presentations please see the November 2014 issue of the Virginia Marine Trades Association's Pier Press.