Worked with the DNR Natural Resource Commission to change the boat speed limit in Dickinson County from 10 to 5 MPH within 300-feet from shore. This improves swimmer safety, reduces shoreline erosion, and improves water clarity.
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.
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.
Worked with the DNR Aquatic Invasive Species program to hire two Fisheries Bureau summer interns to educate boaters to prevent AIS from entering the Iowa Great Lakes.
Continued a volunteer AIS program to educate boaters at the 12 major boat ramps.