by Ohio Sea Grant

MARBLEHEAD, OHIO According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), the Bay Point Marina in Marblehead earned Ohio’s first platinum Ohio Clean Marina certification, which is now the highest certification available in the state.

Bay Point Marina is the first marina statewide to participate in the new tiered certification structure offered by the Ohio Clean Marinas Program, which is a partnership between ODNR and Ohio Sea Grant.

Located at the confluence of Sandusky Bay and the Lake Erie shoreline, Bay Point Marina achieved platinum status by meeting the criteria of the Ohio Clean Marinas Program. Additionally, Bay Point has adopted best management practices in five categories: marina management; habitat and species; employee training and community outreach; resiliency; and boater education.

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