Aquatic Stewardship Education in Theory and Practice

Overview of the Recreational Boating Industry’s Aquatic Stewardship through Technology, Innovation, and Education

Monita W. Fontaine and Mathew P. Dunn


Abstract.—This study provides an overview of the recreational boating industry’s contributions to aquatic stewardship and environmental responsibility. It provides a thorough analysis of the boating industry’s efforts to promote responsible recreation through the promotion of education and outreach programs, the development and marketing of new, environmentally friendly products, and the cooperative efforts of the industry to work in conjunction with state and federal government to institute policies that protect the environment.