Assisted with the design and distribution of Iowa Great Lakes boater maps with water safety and Aquatic Invasive Species information for East and West Okoboji and Spirit Lake.

The Iowa Legislature adopted a law to requiring boaters under 13 years to age to wear a Personal Flotation Device while a boat is underway.

Continued the Spirit of America (SOA) hands-on Youth Water Safety Education Program for twelve-year old students. Camp Foster YMCA will continue as the SOA program facilitator. This year SOA was a resident camp at YMCA Camp Foster.

Continued the DNR Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) program utilizing DNR Water Patrol Officers at boat ramps to prevent Aquatic Invasive Species from entering the Iowa Great Lakes.

Continued a volunteer AIS program to educate boaters at the 12 major boat ramps.