Ohio River Discussion Series

  • February 16, 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual

Organization: ORSANCO

Ohio River Discussion Series

The series features topics in Clean Water, Ecosystem Restoration, Education, Transportation, Flood Control and Recreation

Join us for our next discussion on: Recreational Safety on the Ohio River

Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm (eastern time)

LCDR Jim Brendel, Supervisor, US Coast Guard Marine Detachment:

Jim will overview the US Coast Guard's role in boating safety on the Ohio River and lower reaches of tributaries.

Nidena Liesner, US Coast Guard Auxiliary DSO - AUXPAD Coordinator 8R:

Nidena will discuss safety considerations specific to the Ohio River and USCG Auxiliary's role in recreational boating safety.

Lisa Freeman, Natural Resource Specialist, US Army Corps of Engineers:

Lisa will discuss safety considerations when interacting with commercial vessels, as well as boating around and locking through Ohio River locks and dams.

Jerry Schulte, ORSANCO (retired), Ohio River Paddlefest Executive Committee and Ohio River Recreational Trail:

Jerry will highlight the Ohio River Recreation Trail’s recently published safety guidelines and procedures for safe recreation on the Ohio River.

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