Posts Tagged ‘cuyahoga river safety task force’

Ambassadors to help out Cuyahoga River paddlers

To keep kayakers and stand-up paddlers safe on the Cuyahoga River, volunteers are forming a Cuyahoga River Ambassador Program — or CRAP, for short. The nonprofit Phastar Corp. is working with the Cleveland Metroparks, Foundry and Nalu Paddle & Surf to train about two dozen volunteers for the program. For more information, see Share:

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Cleveland school kids patrol Cuyahoga River this summer

This summer, students at Davis Aerospace and Maritime High School will patrol the Cuyahoga River, aiming to make the river safer and give teenagers experience on the water. The student river ambassadors will serve four at a time on a retired U.S. Coast Guard boat, with a captain and maybe an off-duty law enforcement officer.…

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Cleveland paints red no docking zones on Cuyahoga River

Cleveland is working with the Port of Cleveland to paint 6-foot NO DOCKING signs on 10 safety zones in the Cuyahoga River. “Most people, if you see bright red paint and 6-foot-long signs, you’re not going to park your boat there,” Cleveland emergency operations center manager Alexander Pellom told the Cuyahoga River Safety Task Force…

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