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Posts tagged as “Virginia Koetzner”

Working Offshore

If you wanted to define water people you might say they need to be on the water, by the water, near the water or in the water. Water people find comfort sitting on a dock, swimming, fishing, crabbing, clamming, boating, surfing or just sitting in…

Clam Farms

Unless your reading includes coastal shellfishing project news, mostly found in blogs, scholarly papers and trade journals, you may not have noticed the number of shellfish farms, mostly clam or oyster or a combination of the two, using bays and lagoons up and down the…

When Life Gets In The Way

People who would like to have boats but don’t currently have one usually have a lot of valid reasons why boat ownership at this time would not be a good idea. Taken together, the reasons often boil down to life getting in the way for…

Adapting To Climate Change

According to a recent Newsday article on the effects of climate change, Long Island is becoming shorter and narrower. Up close we can see the rise in sea level on our docks as high tides become higher, roads flood on sunny days and more intense…

The Canal Boat Experience

Have you ever thought about living on a boat? The canal boat life as experienced by the Brits on their narrowboats was the topic of a recent New York Times article. The English canal system started out as manmade connections between cities and towns on…